– CANADA, Toronto – NexTech AR Solutions (OTC: NEXCF | CSE: NTAR | FSE: N29), an emerging leader in augmented reality for eCommerce, AR learning applications, and AR-enhanced video conferencing and virtual events today announced the appointment of Ori Inbar to its Board of Directors.
Inbar is a recognized AR expert, having been involved in the industry for over a decade as both a startup entrepreneur and a venture capital investor through SuperVentures. With his long term perspective and extensive industry relationships, he is uniquely positioned to help guide NexTech on its growth trajectory and identify potential acquisition opportunities.
“We are excited to attract one of the most experienced AR pioneers to represent shareholders as we start to scale our business. Ori has unparalleled contacts and experience within the AR industry which we intend to leverage to help guide the future growth of our company. With the AR industry growing at a very rapid rate and Apple and others soon to be released AR glasses on the horizon, having a resource like Ori is invaluable.” said CEO, Evan Gappelberg.
He added, “As NexTech continues to identify growth opportunities, both organically and through acquisitions, Ori’s experience both as an AR technology founder and an investor will be crucial to reaching our long term vision. He has been a valued advisor for the past year and now we welcome him to the board of directors and are looking forward to his help in creating shareholder value.”
About Ori Inbar
Ori is the world’s leading expert in augmented reality and has devoted the past 14 years to fostering the AR ecosystem. In 2009, Ori was the co-founder and CEO of Ogmento, one of the first venture-backed companies conceived to develop augmented reality games and tech. In 2012, Ori founded, a non-profit organization on a mission to advance augmented reality in order to advance humanity. defined a moonshot goal to inspire 1 billion active users of augmented reality by 2020 and is the producing organization behind AWE, the world’s largest AR and VR event in Silicon Valley, Asia, and Europe. Ori is a recognized speaker in industry events and a sought-after advisor for AR startups and initiatives. Previously, as Senior Vice President of Solution Marketing for SAP’s platform, Ori was responsible for the positioning and marketing of SAP NetWeaver – which under his leadership grew from a mere concept to a billion-dollar business for SAP. Prior to SAP, Ori joined TopTier Software, as one of the first employees of this start-up. He led the development and introduction to the market of more than 15 internet and business applications including the world’s leading enterprise portal, which in 2001 was acquired by SAP for $400 Million.
Ori Inbar comments, “I’m excited to lend my 14 years experience in the AR industry at the moment it’s exploding to one of the few pure-AR companies that are public; Evan and team seem to be doing the right things – and most importantly – growing!”
About NexTech AR Solutions Corp.
NexTech is one of the leaders in the rapidly growing AR industry, estimated to hit $120 billion by 2022, according to Statista. NexTech, the first publicly traded “pure-play” AR company, began trading on the CSE on October 31st, 2018. NexTech has a two-pronged strategy for rapid growth including growth through acquisition of eCommerce businesses and growth of its omnichannel AR SaaS platform called ARitize.
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