The hype around virtual reality is real. But what are the applications for VR that will finally get the technology into the hands of the masses? The CEO of the first VR unicorn, Mindmaze, and Specular Theory Co-Founder Ryan Pulliam give their take.
Jon Goldman , Skybound Entertainment
Jon Goldman is Managing Partner for Skybound focused on emerging and new businesses as well as a Venture Partner at Greycroft. He is an advisor to several startups and a board member of the largest children’s participatory philanthropy program in the US. Previously, Jon served as board member and CEO for two portfolio companies of Jerusalem Venture Partners in videogames and online video. He was a founder, Chairman and CEO of Foundation 9 Entertainment, the largest independent videogame developer in the world with 11 studios and 1000 employees, ultimately selling the company in 2006. Jon started his career at a boutique investment bank focused on USAsia strategic deals. He attended Harvard, magma cum laude in Asian Studies, Phi Beta Kappa, as well as the University of Kyoto and an entrepreneurial management program at UCLA Anderson School.