Dan Burgar stands at the forefront of technological innovation, pioneering in VR, AR, Spatial Computing, and Frontier Tech. His belief in collaboration, inclusivity, and diversity fuels his vision for a sustainable and equitable future, driven by transformative technology.
As CEO and co-founder of Frontier Collective, Dan is revolutionizing Vancouver’s tech scene and building a movement. His vision is out building a 150,000 Sq Ft Innovation Hub, creating a nexus for ecosystem development and advocacy in frontier technologies.
Under his guidance, Vancouver has emerged as a global hub for VR and AR, with the highest concentration of 3D talent in the world.
Dan’s entrepreneurial spirit shone as he co-founded and helped Shape Immersive become a leader in spatial computing. The company, known for its groundbreaking work in VR/AR + 3D development, has collaborated with prominent brands such as Redbull, Sephora, Olympics, Disney, Star Atlas, and RTFKT studios, melding technology with creative innovation.
Recognized as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Technology & Innovation, a BIV Top Forty Under 40, and a BC500 leader, Dan's insights and contributions have shaped the tech landscape. He's a respected thought leader, featured in AdAge, TechCrunch, Betakit, VR Scout, DailyHive, and BC Business, and spotlighted in Forbes, CTV, CBC, and Business in Vancouver.
Dan's global presence as a speaker is notable, with appearances at Web Summit, Collision Conference, SXSW, Annecy Festival France, TED Conference, AWE, AWE EU, and SXSW Sydney. His commitment extends to mentoring startups and entrepreneurs, emphasizing diversity and innovation.
Dan Burgar is a driving force in shaping a future where technology enhances and enriches human experiences, advocating for a world where innovation and diversity go hand in hand.
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