MEET NEILDA PACQUING - MEET NEILDA PACQUING
MEET NEILDA PACQUING
FOUNDER & CEO, MINDGLOW
On a mission to solve big problems using technology, Neilda launched her company to create safer workplaces through VR safety training simulations.
A LEADER IN TECH, ON A MISSION
Neilda has focused on improving technology to meet people's needs throughout her career. Before starting her own business, she contributed to the development of industry-leading products in roles such as:
- Senior UX/UI Designer at Sephora.
- VP, Mobile Interaction Designer at Bank of America.
- Designer-In-Residence at General Assembly, where she helped students learn the tools needed to succeed in a career as a UX designer.
In 2018, she was an Oculus Launch Pad and Mozilla XR Studio Fellow where she worked on a self-defense VR training app for women.
Neilda received her bachelor's in Political Science with a Public Affairs minor from UCLA, and she's currently an Integrated Design, Business, and Technology master's candidate at the University of Southern California (USC) lovine and Young Academy.
LEVERAGING VR TO SOLVE REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS
Now, Neilda joins the Milestone Makers cohort as the founder and CEO of MindGlow.
MindGlow empowers employees to know what to do in an emergency. They harness VR technology to make safety training more engaging - starting with active shooter training.