Jessica Brillhart

The Filmmaker


Jessica Brillhart

The Reality of Innovation

Creativity & Innovation Expert

Iconic VR Filmmaker and Former Principal for VR at Google

There’s nothing more exciting than the prospect of a new innovation that’s poised to make a serious impact on the world. Jessica Brillhart is at the forefront of what’s happening right now—especially in the field of Virtual Reality (VR). With contagious passion, Jessica shows audiences how to generate ideas and embrace the changing landscape of today’s newest, most disruptive technologies.

Jessica Brillhart is an American filmmaker and tech influencer whose longtime interest has been exploring the intersection of media and technology.

In 2009, she joined Google's Creative Lab where she spearheaded numerous award winning shorts and documentaries before joining the company's VR team in 2015. Today she is widely known for her pioneering efforts in virtual reality theory and for her growing body of live-action VR work at Google.

Jessica was the first person to field test the 16-camera Google Jump rig that was the prototype for the GoPro Odyssey. Since directing World Tour—the first VR film made with the Jump ecosystem—she has continued traveling the world, filming and experimenting, all in an effort to better understand and help inform others about this emergent medium.


Innovating Experiences: Welcome to Our New Reality

Innovation is now recognized as an essential tool for success in our world, both on an individual level and within collective enterprises of all kinds. But how can you learn how to innovate? Jessica Brillhart is one of the world’s foremost creators in the Virtual Reality (VR) space. In her work with the most cutting-edge technology, she is often the first to create, test, and use—an innovator. In practical talks, she shares the lessons she’s learned about innovation, helping audiences understand how to find and use the tools they need to activate their inner innovator. 

Contact us to learn how Jessica can craft a message for your audience. 

The world that you build has to reflect the identity of the person in it.
— Jessica Brillhart