Immersive Tech announces the appointment of Metaverse Leader Cathy Hackl to Its Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 21, 2021 – Immersive Tech, a Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company (CSE:VST) (OTC:VSQTF) (FWB:6F6) – is thrilled to announce the appointment of Cathy Hackl to the company’s Board of Directors. Hackl is one of the technology industry’s most distinguished thought leader experts in the fields of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Spatial Computing. Cathy is one of LinkedIn’s top technology voices, and was dubbed as the “CEO’s Guide to the Metaverse”. BigThink named Ms. Hackl as one of the top 10 most influential women in the tech sector in 2020, and she was included in the 2021 “Prestigious Thinkers50 Radar List” of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led.
Hackl has become a trailblazer throughout the technology space. In addition to her outstanding accomplishments across the tech landscape, Hackl has also held senior roles with major tech brands and corporations including HTC VIVE, Magic Leap and Amazon Web Services (AWS). She is also the founder and head of the Futures Intelligence Group, an emerging technology consulting firm that helps brands through strategic foresight and next-gen actionable strategies.
Immersive Tech CEO Tim Bieber said “We are thrilled to bring Cathy onto our Board of Directors” “Cathy’s expertise will be key in the evolution of our UNCONTAINED hyper-immersive location-based VR attractions, and allow our innovative approach to always remain a step ahead in providing the most mind blowing VR experiences on the market.” “Her expertise with differing forms of technology, specifically VR, offers Immersive Tech a major innovation advantage and will advance the company’s progression in all future Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality experiences and the Immersive Tech team is honored to make Hackl a new addition and a pivotal player in its endeavors.” said Bieber.
“The Immersive Tech team is getting us closer to the metaverse in a very tangible way,” said Hackl. “ “Soon we’ll be able to feel and experience new worlds and our entertainment and training will be uncontained. I’m looking forward to advising the Immersive Tech team during the launch of their exciting new location based entertainment offering and helping them implement their metaverse strategy, including the use of non-fungible tokens.”
Victory Square CEO Shafin Diamond Tejani said “The appointment of Ms. Hackl to the Immersive Board is truly a game changer for the Company.” “Cathy’s leadership and foresight will enable Tim Bieber, the Board and his team outstanding expertise and provide for UNCONTAINED opportunities moving forward”.
Along with Cathy’s work at the forefront of the technology industry, Hackl also contributes her insights as a sought after keynote speaker, media personality and author. She has been a featured guest speaker at various events including Comic-Con, CES, and Adobe Summit, and also well-known institutions including Harvard Business School, MIT, Facebook, and Twitter. With more than 15 years working as a media and tech executive, Hackl is known to be both a business leader and technology guru.
About Immersive Tech
As an industry leader in blending amusement park engineering and video game development, Immersive Tech has established strong working relationships with top organizations including: Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Intel, Allegiant Airlines, Capital One, Scotia Bank, and the US Food and Drug Administration among others for brand activations at events including X-Games, Boston Hub Week among others. Over the past four years. Immersive Tech has built highly sought after escape room experiences for some of the largest Family Entertainment groups globally including APEX Entertainment., and Kalahari Resorts. Immersive tech also operates the newly launched company “UNCONTAINED”, the world’s first COVID-safe free-roam AR/VR shipping container Location-Based Entertainment franchise. For more info visit the company’s website at www.ImmersiveTech.co