San Francisco based virtual reality (VR) startup Virtually Live today announced its appointment of Thomas Neubert as Chief Commercial Officer. With Neubert, Virtually Live gains an experienced manager with a strong track-record who will focus on establishing and building out partnerships throughout the sports and technology sector.
Virtually Live is a revolutionary, immersive virtual reality technology for experiencing live events in real time, providing the 99% of fans who can't attend in person with a new way to experience events as if they were physically there.
"With the explosion of mobile devices and consistent increase of computing power, the VR market is ripe for exponential growth," said Neubert.
"Content and unique use cases like sport and other live events will be the driver of rapid adoption. I'm excited to join Virtually Live and develop a commercial strategy for this promising future."
Virtually Live CEO Tom Impallomeni said: "We are delighted to welcome Thomas to our fast-growing team. Thomas has a great record of developing partnerships with leading technology companies, and we look forward to working with him in establishing Virtually Live as the leader in providing fans unforgettable live sports and event experiences through VR technology."
Neubert recently served as VP/GM Business Development & Partnering in telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom's Silicon Valley office.
There, he and his team nurtured strategic global partnerships with leading technology companies and platforms. He has extensive experience in the 3D graphics, video conferencing, and mobile industries.