Luke Ritchie

Head of Interactive Arts, Nexus Studios

Luke Ritchie

Speaker Bio


Luke Ritchie leads XR & Interactive Arts at Nexus Studios, the BAFTA winning and Emmy nominated film and immersive production studio based in Los Angeles, London, and Sydney.



Leading immersive output since 2012, Luke oversees the team dedicated to harnessing emerging technologies in service of engaging experiences for clients including the Obama administration, Google, Facebook, Samsung, CERN, Magic Leap, and The New Yorker.



Frequently featured on the app store, Nexus Studios are behind some of the most groundbreaking AR experiences of recent years including ‘1600’ for President Obama and ‘The Big Bang’ for Google & CERN, as well as the first AR app for the BBC (‘Civilisations AR’), the Samsung 5G Fan Experience with AT&T and the Dallas Cowboys, the ground-breaking Changdeok ARirang guided tour experience with SK Telecom and the iconic HotStepper.



Luke’s unique insight and expertise at the frontier of immersive storytelling is highly favored by global audiences and conferences including SXSW, AWE, AdFest, and MIPTV.