Timoni West

VP, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Unity

Timoni West

Speaker Bio


Timoni West is the Vice President of Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality Tools at Unity, managing a team of cross-disciplinary artists and engineers to push the technical boundaries on how we can create a future we all want to live in. Their team explores how humans will interact with computers in the future, and what tools Unity needs to make to enable that future. Timoni is at the forefront of creating tools that improve cognition and intent, digitally augmented social and physical spaces, applied machine learning, and hardware for new mediums. A longtime technologist, Timoni was formerly SVP at Alphaworks, co-founder of Recollect, and CEO of Department of Design, a digital agency. They've worked for startups across the country, including Foursquare, Flickr, Causes, and Airtime.



Timoni serves on the OVA board and is an advisor to Tvori and Spatial Studios, among others. In 2017, Timoni was listed in Next Reality News’ Top 50 to Watch. Additionally, they serve on XRDC’s advisory board, are a Sequoia Scout, and are a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Councils. They served as a jury member for Cannes Lion 2019 and ADC 2018.