Hayes Mackaman

CEO, 8i

Hayes Mackaman

Speaker Bio


Hayes Mackaman is the CEO of 8i, the industry leading provider of volumetric video (aka holograms / 3D video). 8i powers the capture, transformation and streaming of holograms to bring real people — not avatars — into immersive experiences for organizations like Softbank, the US Army, LGU+, Verizon, and many more. Hayes has deep experience in corporate strategy, international business and finance, and has led 8i's expansion to profitability and partnerships on 4 continents. Prior to joining 8i, Hayes was a financial executive at media company AwesomenessTV, a ViacomCBS subsidiary focused on serving the global Gen Z audience through its digital publishing, film and television studio divisions. Earlier in his career, he held financial management roles at Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche and KPMG.