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Alex Howland

Co-Founder & CEO


Alex Howland, co-founder and CEO of VirBELA, is an entrepreneur and organizational psychologist. He leads a cross-disciplinary team to create a social virtual reality platform to improve the way people learn, collaborate, and innovate. To date, the VirBELA technology is used for distance education by universities, to help Navy SEALs transition from military to civilian careers, to replace brick-and-mortar offices, and in healthcare applications. Alex holds a PhD, and his research and innovations have received financial support from the Graduate Management Admissions Council, the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation, and the American Psychological Association.


105 | Social VR for Enterprise