Immersive Tech Makes Gaming Industry Noise With Former Club Penguin Founder Lance Priebe Addition to Advisory Board
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 30, 2021 – Immersive Tech, a Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company (CSE:VST) (OTC:VSQTF) (FWB:6F6) – is proud to announce the appointment of Lance Priebe to the company’s advisory board. As a Creative Catalyst and powerful force in the gaming industry, Lance Priebe has made extraordinary waves with his business ventures including the creation of one of the largest online game platforms, “Club Penguin”. Priebe has founded a number of world class game studios includingHyper Hippo Entertainment with the massively popular mobile game “AdVenture Capitalist”, Evolved Reality VR Studio and OOMM Board Games launched to design and produce entertaining board games. Priebe also served as Disney Interactive’ SVP Creative, where he contributed his inventive ideas and business expertise for over 3-years with the media giant.
Priebe’s most prominent work was his position as Co-Founder, CTO, and CCO for Club Penguin Entertainment, a digital gaming platform for kids that enables them to make an account, create and customize their penguin character, and play virtual interactive mini-games with other players worldwide. Lance, and a small team of designers and developers, launched Club Penguin to the world on October 24, 2005. The game was an instant mega success and was acquired by Disney for $360 million in late 2007, in just twenty-two months from launch to sale.
With his series of successful endeavors within the gaming industry, Priebe has become renowned for his business competence, creative insight, and overall passion for games including VR. As a gaming veteran and founder of multiple gaming studios, Immersive Tech is honored to include him on its board of advisors. Immersive Tech CEO Tim Bieber said “Priebe’s career highlights and profitable business ventures are both impressive and beneficial in aiding us scale our business in a strategic way”. Bieber added “We are extremely excited to welcome Priebe as part of the team as a company advisor to learn from his business management skills and gaming industry proficiency”.
Priebe commented “I feel Immersive Tech is onto something special with their first VR free roam game within the world’s most interactive multiplayer shipping container, and I have no doubt this VR experience will delight and inspire fans around the world.” Priebe looks forward to sharing his professional perspective on growing globally recognized gaming experiences with Immersive Tech to further advance its influence specifically within the world of Location-based VR attractions.
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