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Peggy Johnson

CEO, Magic Leap

Peggy Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of Magic Leap, an immersive augmented reality (AR) technology company. 

Since joining Magic Leap in 2020, Johnson accelerated the company’s focus on enterprise applications for AR, including overseeing the launch of the Magic Leap 2, its latest AR device targeted toward commercial applications across industries including healthcare, manufacturing, and the public sector.

Prior to joining Magic Leap, Johnson was Executive Vice President of Business Development at Microsoft where she was responsible for driving strategic partnerships and transactions to accelerate growth for the company and its customers. 

Previously, Johnson spent 24 years at Qualcomm, where she served as a member of Qualcomm’s Executive Committee. During her time at Qualcomm, Johnson held various leadership positions across engineering, sales, marketing, and business development, and ran the Qualcomm Internet Services business unit. She also worked as an engineer for General Electric’s Military Electronics Division early in her career. 

Johnson earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from San Diego State University. She currently serves as a board member for BlackRock.