• Father • Investor • Entrepreneur • Futurist •
Virtual & Augmented Reality Expert, Author, Inspirational Speaker, Entrepreneur, Investor, Inventor. Alan is a lot of things, but the one he is most proud of is Dad. Alan and his wife Julie have two daughters, Holly & Abi. Abi invented sandals that leave a heart shaped tan line called Love Sandal. She won Top 20 under 20… when she was 10! Abi’s education through her company, Love Sandal was the foundation for Alan's personal mission: “To inspire and educate the next generation of entrepreneurs to think and act in a socially, environmentally and economically responsible way”
Alan invented the world’s first multitouch DJ & Music Production Tool, Emulator and was featured in WIRED Discovery Channel, G4TV and Dragon’s Den. Alan recently invented the world’s first Virtual Reality Photo Booth™. Alan is a thought leader in Virtual & Augmented Reality (VR/AR) having given talks and lead panels at all the major industry conference in North America. *Nominated for VR Startup of the Year
As leader of North America’s Leading Virtual & Augmented Reality Consultancy, Alan is focused on developing VR/AR business applications and platforms for Marketing, Retail & e-Commerce. Alan is a mentor with Techstars, board advisor for Lampix and Shipz and part of the VRARA Marketing committee.
Previous companies founded: Star Productions, Canadian Pre-Paid Medical Plan, Alvic Properties (acquired), Memory Plus, Blue Mountain Hostel, Shok Kreative (acquired), SmithsonMartin Inc. (acquired)