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Aaron Stanton

Director/ Partner
Vr Institute Of Health & Exercise / Empathy Ventures, Inc.

Aaron is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, angel investor & mentor in virtual and augmented reality, book publishing, big data, and artificial intelligence. His initial company, BookLamp, was acquired by Apple in 2014 ( He is now the CEO of The Healthy Empire, and the founding director of the VR Institute of Health & Exercise, in collaboration with San Francisco State University. He is the executive Producer of QuiVr, an early independent hit in VR.

Aaron has spoken on technology disruption, publishing, gaming, and start-ups in London, New York, Hong Kong, Germany, Japan, Vietnam, and Denmark, as well as institutions like Stanford University and Games For Change. His work has been profiled by CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Mashable, TechCrunch, FastCompany, Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Macworld, Wired Magazine, CNET, Gigaom, ZDNET, PC World Magazine, NPR, the Huffington Post, the Seattle Times, ABC News, and others.

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Events featuring Aaron Stanton

Events featuring Aaron Stanton