VR/AR Thought Leader and Industry Expert Dan Burgar to Join Immersive Tech Advisory Board
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 14, 2021 – Immersive Tech, a Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company (CSE:VST) (OTC:VSQTF) (FWB:6F6) – is excited to announce the appointment of Dan Burgar to the company’s Advisory Board. As the Vancouver VR/AR Association President & Founder Dan Burgar is a true pioneer in the technology space and influencer within the VR/AR industry where he co-founded Shape Immersive, a company specializing in the building of VR/AR + 3D development that collaborates with notable brands like Redbull, Olympics, Disney, Star Atlas and RTFKT studios (NFTs). Burgar has also played a key role as Director of Business Development & Partnerships at Archiact, a VR development company that became one of the globe’s most prominent VR/MR content creators and gaming developers, he’s also led Partnerships at Momentus an innovation agency and had worked with with clients like Verizon, lululemon, and Estee Lauder.
Nominated as BIV’s Top Forty Under 40, Burgar has written and offered his incredible tech insights to publications like TechCrunch, Betakit, VR Scout, DailyHive, and BC Business. His significant devotion to the industry has been spotlighted in media outlets like Forbes, CTV, CBC and BIV (Business In Vancouver) to name a few. Burgar has curated and spoken at venues around the globe like SXSW Interactive for three consecutive years 2017-2019 (Austin, TX), Annecy Festival France, TED Conference, AWE EU, Extraordinary Future Conference, and VR Days among others.
“I’m thrilled to be advising the Immersive Tech team and excited to join such a visionary team of change-makers in our industry. I believe Immersive Tech has all the ingredients to become one of the leaders in the Location-Based Entertainment space and one that could shape the next evolution of entertainment. I’m passionate about scaling and elevating organizations within the VR/AR ecosystem and I look forward to helping them skyrocket beyond the Metaverse” Says Dan Burgar
His technological insights have empowered Burgar to become the President of the Vancouver VR/AR Association, an organization that sparked Vancouver as an international top 2 global hub. Burgar’s contributions have greatly influenced the virtual and augmented reality domain and its presence across the Vancouver/BC region and Canada.
Burgar advocates for the widespread integration and democratization of technology, supports tech start-ups, scales profits for VR/AR companies, directs global trade, invites external investments, and encourages community growth across the industry. Motivated by his passion to elevate made-in-Vancouver talent, Burgar is enthusiastic about working with Immersive Tech and UNCONTAINED to make a splash on the world stage of location-based entertainment.
Immersive Tech’s CEO Tim Bieber says, “we’re fortunate to have Burgar join as an advisor given how plugged in he is to the VR and AR ecosystem. His experience and expertise in the direction the industry is moving will be invaluable as we look to bring UNCONTAINED to the world stage”.
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