Dan Burgar

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality leader. Retail Innovation and 3D Commerce Transformation. Community Builder. Connector. Writer. Committed to driving adoption and innovation in VR/AR to enhance human experiences.

Dan Burgar is the Co-Founder/Managing Partner at Shape Immersive a leading innovative VR/AR company that builds technology for the world’s leading brands and retailers. Dan focuses on collaborating with companies to help them understand VR/AR and 3D technologies and to develop strategies for companies to roadmap for the future of computing. His mission has been to advance immersive technology as a productive tool that will change the world.

Dan is also the President of the Vancouver VR/AR Association, he’s led the growth for the VR/AR ecosystem in Vancouver/BC and has been integral to turning the region into a world leading hub for VR/AR. He promotes technology adoption, incubates early-stage companies, scales VR/AR companies, facilitates international trade, attracts foreign investment and builds communities. Previously Dan has led the growth at Archiact and helped them grow into one of the worlds largest dedicated VR/MR content & strategy companies at the time.

He was featured in Forbes, Breakfast TV, BIV (Business In Vancouver), Roundhouse Radio, The Georgia Straight, BC Tech, BetaKit and have spoken at SXSW Interactive 2017, 2018, 2019 (Austin, TX), Annecy Festival France, Cambridge House: Extraordinary Future Conference, VR Days, AWE EU, VR/AR Global Summit and DGC Dubai. He’s also a contributing writer for TechCrunch, VR Scout, VR Focus, BC Business and DailyHive. He was named as BIV’s Top Forty Under 40 for 2018.