Anil Pereira is a veteran Silicon Valley executive and entrepreneur and currently serves as the Chairman of Felix & Paul Studios, an EMMY®Award-winning immersive entertainment studio that creates unparalleled virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality experiences for audiences worldwide. He also advises a number of other high growth companies including Blueshift, LiveBarn, Loto Labs, Partnerize, Pursuit, RecargaPay, Testimonial Tree and Tynker.
Anil was the founder and CEO of TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Verious and founder and CEO of SecondSpace, acquired by CoStar Group (Nasdaq:CSGP). Previously, he spent 6 years at VeriSign (Nasdaq: VRSN), where he headed early-stage corporate marketing efforts and the flagship SSL business, helped take the company public, and served as EVP & GM of the $300M Enterprise Division. He was also head of new products and international at Classmates.com and led the company’s IPO team prior to its acquisition by United Online (Nasdaq: UNTD).
Earlier in his career, Anil spent 6 years at American Express (NYSE: AXP) in a variety of consumer direct marketing and new product development roles and started his career as a management consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
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