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Dan is the President of The Vancouver VR/AR Association he's led the growth for the VR/AR ecosystem in Vancouver/BC, he's helped turn Vancouver/BC into a world leading hub for VR/AR and is continuing to build that foundation. Vancouver VRARA promotes technology adoption, incubate early-stage companies, scale VR/AR companies, facilitate international trade, attract foreign investment and build communities. Dan's also a Partner at Shape Immersive, a leading creative VR/AR agency that build technology for the world leading brands. He focuses on collaborating with companies to understand VR/AR and Mixed Reality technologies and to develop strategies for companies to roadmap for the future of computing and my mission has been to continually advancing immersive technology as a productive tool that will change the world. Previously Dan has helped lead the growth at Archiact and helped them grow into one of the worlds largest dedicated VR/MR content & strategy studio at the time. He was featured in Forbes, Breakfast TV, BIV (Business In Vancouver), Roundhouse Radio, The Georgia Straight, BC Tech, BetaKit and has spoken at SXSW Interactive 2017, 2019 (Austin, TX), Annecy Festival France, Cambridge House: Extraordinary Future Conference, VR Days, AWE EU and DGC Dubai. Dan is also a contributing writer for the VR Scout, VR Focus, BC Business and DailyHive. He was listed as BIV's BC's Top Forty Under 40 for 2018.