Unai Extremo, CEO of Virtualware accepted into Forbes Technology Council
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Unai Extremo, CEO, and founder of the European Virtual Reality company Virtualware has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.
Unai was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.
As an accepted member of the Council, Unai has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Unai will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
“We are honored to welcome Unai into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world”
Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council
Finally, Unai Extremo will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.
“I am thrilled to join the Forbes Technology Council. Virtual Reality is changing the tech landscape incredibly fast, and our being members of the council will be key to our mission being well-known and received within the tech community”
Unai Extremo, CEO & Founder at Virtualware
Virtualware is the leading European provider of virtual reality (VR) solutions for industrial sectors. It was recently acknowledged as the world’s Innovative VR Company during the latest edition of the VR Awards.
Virtualware, which was founded nearly 18 years ago, offers cutting-edge solutions to various industrial Fortune 500 companies, including GE Hitachi, Bayer, and Merck.
Founded by CEO Unai Extremo and CTO Sergio Barrera in 2004, Virtualware is a European leader in applying immersive technologies, including virtual, mixed, and augmented reality. The company aims to create real-world solutions and has led the creation of several breakthrough applications, including one that allows workers as specialized as nuclear plants operators to train safely.
Headquartered in Bilbao, Spain, and with a North American office in Toronto, Canada, and partner companies around the world, the firm will finish 2021 with over €5m in billings. Its team of 45 people includes technologists and engineers who have launched more than 500 projects in over 27 countries.
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