– UK, London – VR Education Holdings PLC (LON: VRE) a leading virtual reality technology company focused on the education and enterprise training space, today announced the appointment of Praveen Gupta to its Board as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
“I am delighted to welcome Praveen to the Board following HTC’s investment and strategic partnership. The Board looks forward to working with him and I am confident that the Group will benefit from Praveen’s considerable experience.” said Board Chairman, Richard Cooper.
About Praveen Gupta
Praveen is currently VP, Corporate Investment & Development at HTC Corporation, based in San Francisco, CA, in addition to positions held on the Boards of five Cloud and VR-focused companies. He brings a wealth of international experience and deep industry expertise to the Company’s Board, with particular skills in business development, strategic investment and advisory, and M&A activities.
During his career, Praveen has held positions at a range of large and high-profile technology companies across America and Asia, most recently as VP, Corporate Business Development at SK Telecom Americas, part of the leading mobile carrier in South Korea. Previous roles have also included Senior Manager, Corporate Business Development at Aptina Imagining (formerly division of Micron Technology Inc.) and Executive Director and Partner of CDIB Ventures, the US-based Venture Capital entity of the China Development Industrial Bank, as well as a number of strategic advisory and business consultancy roles.
Praveen has also authored and contributed to a number of successful published works and academic research on venture capitalism and technology and holds an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
About VR Education
VR Education, together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, is an early-stage VR software and technology group based in Waterford, Ireland, dedicated to transforming the delivery methods of education and corporate training by utilising VR technologies to deliver fully immersive virtual learning experiences. The Group’s core focus is the development and commercialisation of its online virtual social learning and presentation platform called ENGAGE, which provides a platform for creating, sharing and delivering proprietary and third-party VR content for educational and corporate training purposes.
In addition to the ongoing development of the ENGAGE platform, the Group has also built two downloadable showcase VR experiences, being the award-winning Apollo 11 VR experience and the Titanic VR experience.
For more information: https://immersivevreducation.com
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