Vancouver, B.C. –October 2nd, 2020 – NexTech AR Solutions (NexTech) (OTCQB: NEXCF) (CSE: NTAR) (FSE: N29), an emerging leader in augmented reality for eCommerce, AR learning applications, and AR-enhanced video conferencing and virtual events is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. David Cramb to its Board of Directors bringing its board to five members. Having this fifth board member allows the company to meet one of the NASDAQ requirements to qualify for its uplisting, which is in progress.
Dr. David Cramb comments, “I am excited to join the Board of Directors for NexTech. There is incredible potential for augmented reality in education and it is particularly needed in these challenging times of a pandemic.”
Vivian Chan, Chief Channel Officer, NexTech AR Solutions Corp.
Vivian Chan is a Technology leader who has been involved in launch, monetization, sales and marketing for 3 waves of disruptive technology: Analytics/AI, Cloud and AR/VR. She brings 20+ years of experience in scaling startups, to taking mid-sized companies to IPO and has held executive roles at SAP and VMware reporting to the CMO. She has expertise in M&A and Channel.
NexTechAR has retained the services of seasoned global customer experience executive Chris Burton to accelerate their growth strategy in the enterprise segment of our business. Chris’s 30 year career with global technology companies including SAP, Intel, Live Nation, Formula One, NBA, NHL, NFL, Cirque du Soleil will be used to build a bold go to market plan for large accounts. He is a breakthrough leader driven to achieve corporate strategies, build coalitions to support business growth, implement and manage relationships to drive organizational performance across our global and regional business units.
Evan Gappelberg, CEO of NexTech comments, “I’m thrilled to welcome David to our board of directors. I’m excited to have his insights help us as we push our AR technology deeper into edTech. I’m also thrilled to be able to attract experienced technology executives like Vivian and Chris who both have a tremendous amount of experience in growing small companies into large organizations, which with 125 employees, NexTech is quickly becoming”.
Under the companies stock option plan 50,000 3-year stock options were issued with a strike price of $5.76/share
About Dr. David Cramb
Dean, Faculty of Science Ryerson University
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biology
If creativity is contagious, then David Cramb’s colleagues, partners and students have no doubt caught the bug. Cramb’s commitment to interdisciplinary research, innovative collaborations and new ways of doing just about anything set before him is more than a professional habit – it’s a state of mind. A musician, researcher and teacher in both the arts and sciences, one of Cramb’s many collaborations is with Jennifer Adams, Canada Research Chair in Creativity and STEM at the University of Calgary. Cramb and Adams share a passion for developing the creative capacities needed in STEM learners to address the challenges of our world. “Teaching STEM subjects with an emphasis on developing creativity and incorporating other branches of knowledge is a priority of mine,” he says.