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July 2020

Peggy Johnson joins Magic Leap as Chief Executive Officer

Veteran tech executive and Executive vice President of Business Development at Microsoft, Peggy Johnson will be joining Magic Leap as their new Chief Executive officer, effective August 1, 2020.

Peggy brings with her more than 30 years of experience in technology and business and will use it to accelerate Magic Leap’s growth and bring transformative enterprise solutions to market. In addition to her technical background as an electrical engineer, Ms. Johnson brings to Magic Leap a proven track record of leading and growing businesses, building strategic partnerships and executing successful transactions.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors of BlackRock, Inc.

Magic Leap, Inc. is an American startup company that released a head-mounted virtual retinal display, called Magic Leap One, which superimposes 3D computer-generated imagery over real world objects, by “projecting a digital light field into the user’s eye”, involving technologies potentially suited to applications in augmented reality and computer vision.