Cassie Tarakajian is a New York based technologist and artist. She studied electrical engineering and music at Johns Hopkins University. Post college, she returned to New York and she worked in software development at the media and finance giant Bloomberg, and web development at the design agency of one of the cofounders of Vine, Big Human. While in the past she has worked primarily in software and hardware engineering, her passion lies in the marriage of art and technology. Recently, she has been combining these interests into interactive storytelling and immersive data visualization with virtual reality.