Alan Smithson

Founder of MetaVRse

Father, Founder, Futurist. Building for the positive future of humanity

Alan is a Co-Founder of MetaVRse, a low-code platform that makes it easy to create & share interactive 3D experiences instantly on the web.

◾️Why MetaVRse

Founded in 2016, over XR 180 projects, Featured in Forbes, MIT Technology Review & Harvard Business Review. MetaVRse is proud winner of the 2023 Brandon Hall Award for ‘Best Advancement in Education Delivered Through Technology’.

MetaVRse uses Interactive 3D to train, upskill, reskill and educate.

Interactive 3D has proven to be a highly effective means to educate as learning, while tailoring to all learning styles.

Enterprises like Walmart, Siemens, Sprint and are using XR to save time, money and lives, seeing up to 50% reduction in training times and a 50% increase in knowledge retention.

Innovative retailers can also engage and convert more customers in the world’s largest virtual mall, ‘TheMall’, a 100 million square foot virtual retail and entertainment destination built on the MetaVRse Engine.

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◾️Alan’s Background

Named one of the most prominent Digital Futurists to watch out for in 2022 and Top Retail Influencer in 2023, Alan is a proud Father, Business Leader, TEDx Speaker, and Podcast Host.

Alan makes tools for creators:

▪️ – 3D creation platform, Co-Founder
▪️ – World’s largest virtual mall, Co-Founder
▪️ – AI video switching, Investor & Co-Founder
▪️ Madder.Science – Metaverse DAO, Investor & Co-Founder
▪️ – Global space transport, Board Advisor

He co-invented the World’s first touchscreen DJ system, Emulator — featured on Dragons’ Den, G4TV, and WIRED and winning DJ Mag’s Innovative Product of the Year in 2011.

His 10-year-old daughter, Abi, invented sandals that leave a heart-shaped tan line on your feet called Love Sandal. Abi has been featured in Inc. and won Top 20 Under 20 at only 10 years old.

Not to be outdone, his wife and MetaVRse COO & Co-founder, Julie, also runs XR Women, the world’s largest XR industry meetup for women.

Alan is also an independent global advisor on the Metaverse for SXSW, Fortune 500 Companies and UHNW Family Offices.

◾️Get in touch

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