Market Reality: Business Position Themselves in Augmented Reality Market with Hires and Joint Ventures
Augmented reality sells, but who’s buying? Over the past week, two companies made executive hires to capitalize on the growth of augmented reality as a service to sell to other businesses. Meanwhile, two companies joined forces to offer augmented reality tools to headset makers and content providers.
The hire augments the company’s sales presence in North America, with offices established in San Francisco and Boston to pursue opportunities in the surrounding regions.
A sales veteran with a wide breadth of media experience, Curtin has an extensive background in augmented reality. Prior to joining Zappar, Curtin founded See Digital, a consulting firm specializing in augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. In addition, he has previously served as a business development executive for another mobile augmented reality firm, Blippar.
“Keith’s experience in the space is close to unmatched as he’s already spent several years working with brands not only to test but roll-out innovative and successful consumer marketing campaigns rooted in AR. As we move into our own accelerated growth phase, we’re thrilled to have Keith on board,” said Caspar Thykier, CEO of Zappar, in a news release.
Marcoux will oversee development of customer experience solutions with emerging technologies for TeleTech, a company known for their contact center services.