Revolutionary code-optional platform that makes it easy to create & share interactive 3D experiences instantly on the web.
Standalone 3D training and marketing experiences for visionary global brands.
TheMall is the #1 retail and entertainment destination in the metaverse.
Paul KoniecznyCo-Founder & CEO
Paul has a proven history in high-tech and highly automated industries. As co-founder of NRI, Paul successfully led the company through rapid growth from zero to $30ARR. As co-founder and CEO of Live Roads, he spearheaded the development of a world-first 3D rendering and mapping technology. Paul was also co-founder and CEO of Cherry3D, which merged with MetaVRse in 2020.
Walid AbdelatyCo-Founder & CTO
Walid has a degree in computer science and extensive experience as a software developer and analyst. As co-founder of Live Roads, he created a custom computer vision system and AR platform for the automotive industry. At Cherry3D, which he also co-founded, he was responsible for core technology products. His previous creations provided the foundation for the MetaVRse Engine.
Alan is a proud father, business leader, TEDx Speaker, and podcast host. Named one of the most prominent Digital Futurists to watch in 2022, Alan co-invented the world’s first touchscreen DJ system, Emulator,– featured on Dragons’ Den, G4TV, and WIRED. He is also an independent global advisor on the metaverse for SXSW, Fortune 500 Companies, and UHNW Family Offices.
Julie SmithsonCo-Founder & CAO/COO
Julie is a skilled leader and a highly sought-after speaker on the metaverse and innovation for enterprise. Julie leads her team in designing Web3 solutions, integration implementation, and deployment. Her personal mission is to inspire and educate people to think and act in a socially, economically, and environmentally responsible way. Julie is a co-founder of XR Women.
Sergei Sachkov, PhD
Sergei has a PhD in mathematics. After moving to Canada, Sergei spent five years as a senior software architect at Geosoft. He also led a research team at Zebra Technologies to bring new computer vision and autonomous driving technologies. After four years leading research and development of a cross-platform 3D gaming engine for Cherry3D, Sergei joined MetaVRse in 2020.
Octavio Mejia DiazCreative Director
Octavio Mejia Diaz
Octavio is a 3D artist and designer, and has been working on computer-generated imagery since 2006. He currently oversees the branding guidelines for the MetaVRse brand and spearheads a range of internal projects. Octavio’s expertise and passion is to design and execute the vision of any project through the intensity of design and colour to make the project come alive.
Brian BloodgoodSales Lead
Brian is a progressive, driven, and creative sales leader with 25+ years of success in brand building, sales management, and business solutions. He has experience navigating big media companies such as MediaVest, ESPN, and Viacom, as well as startups such as REVOLT, where he along with Sean Combs and their team redefined content creation on a music platform.
Alex ColganDeveloper Marketing
Alex is an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, and marketing generalist with a deep background in emerging technologies ranging from VR/AR, remote collaboration, and blockchain to cross-platform mapping, mobile app development, and wearables. As head of marketing and developer community at Leap Motion, Alex oversaw global developer partnerships and programs. In 2014, he produced the world’s first fully comprehensive VR design guidelines.
Karen AlexanderImmersive Learning Consultant
Karen Alexander, PhD
Karen is a sought-after consultant on building immersive learning programs. Her role at MetaVRse involves pioneering the translation of 2D educational materials into 3D experiences for enterprise. Her experience includes guiding higher education institutions into implementing virtual environments and VR courses. Karen is a co-founder of XR Women and serves on the Immersive Learning Research Network’s State of XR and Immersive Learning Expert Panel.
Bob GrutersRevenue Advisor
Bob has over two decades of media and marketing industry leadership experience, including Sony, Viacom, Univision, Revolt, Facebook, and DigitalTrends Media Group. Throughout his career, Bob has built high-performance sales and marketing teams who delivered billion-dollar revenue successes. He works collaboratively with senior and company decision-makers and embraces an energizing and head-and-heart leadership style that brings people and teams together.
Scott HenryFinance Advisor
Scott is a seasoned C-level corporate executive, strategic advisor and board member with extensive experience in all aspects of internal and external financial and operational management and corporate and business development in multi-national companies, including IPO, start-up, SPAC, M&A and turn-around management.
Mark KuessExecutive Advisor
Mark is a global product launch specialist who focuses on delivering global solutions for smart connected people, things and data. He has led hundreds of successful product launches for large OEMs and startups in server, storage, networking, industrial, medical, aerospace, smart energy, and consumer verticals.
Mario NawfalBlockchain Advisor
Our vision is to enable creative collaboration and unparalleled business productivity in the metaverse.
We are optimists who believe technology can solve the world’s challenges, but only if we remember what truly matters.
Honesty and openness
We are accountable to each other, our customers, and our community. We work every day to uphold a meritocracy of ideas.
We are ROI-driven and move with urgency and focus to continuously improve our technology, our processes, and ourselves. Our speed is our advantage while others wait.
Everyone deserves respect and dignity. We believe in building a diverse and compassionate team, and putting family and health first.