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Robert A. Rice

Advisor Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area, US

Veteran serial entrepreneur and CXO. Early pioneer in Virtual Reality, MMO Games, Virtual Worlds, and Augmented Reality. Technomancer.

Veteran serial entrepreneur and CXO. Early pioneer in Virtual Reality, MMO Games, Virtual Worlds, and Augmented Reality. Technomancer.

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Involved In

Founder

Arckosian Entertainment
LocalSense
AR Consortium
Transmira, Inc.
AR Consortium
LocalSense
Arckosian Entertainment

Positions

Founder Transmira, Inc. June 2015 - present
Technology Consultant and Startup Adviser Self-Employed June 2013 - present
Chairman and Founder AR Consortium July 2009 - present
CEO/Founder LocalSense September 2011 - May 2013
CEO Neogence Enterprises August 2006 - July 2011
President/CEO Orchid Media International, LLC January 2004 - December 2008
Director of Prints deviantART.com October 2005 - May 2007
President/CEO ZReality, Inc. January 2000 - December 2004
Technical Game Designer 8th Wonder Games January 1998 - May 1998
President and Founder Arckosian Entertainment 1995 - 1997
Senior Multimedia Engineer Alternate Worlds Technology 1992 - 1994
Co-Owner DR. Comics 1991 - 1993

Education

Valley Forge Christian College Theology and Music 1989 - 1990
Kaiserslautern American High School 1987 - 1989
Karlsruhe American High School 1985 - 1987

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Mobile
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Local
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Media
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Commerce
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Augmented reality • Founders • Ceo • Startups • Virtual Reality

Key Accomplishments

I bring ideas to life and solve complex problems with creative solutions.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I work hard and expect the same from people I work with. I prefer people that are open-minded, and mix vision for the future with well-grounded ambition to build something and execute.

As an Advisor

Someone once called me their startup therapist. I listen, I give advice, I help founders and execs work through problems they face and I give them different perspectives to consider. I am a creative problem solver.

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Vera Newman
We worked together  •  Founder/CCO [Vera Newman], 2NGageU IVS.. Previously CEO, Nest Egg Studios.
I have known Robert for many years. And to me ... It's not his brilliance, business acumen, deep entrepreneurial insight, software & techno ... logy aware + ahead + savviness -- it is much more. It's he deep love and committed passion in his endeavors that is infectious. I have a deep love, appreciation and respect for Robert. Hands down~ if he were the last man on earth - I'd thank God!.
Carl G. Lawson
They're my friends  •  Founder/CEO, ArtsPerfect Inc. Consultant, Unique Synergy.
Robert is excellent in all areas, particularly in biz dev and strategy. He has recently joined our board of advisors based on his clear visi ... on and wisdom.
Baruch Buchbinder
CEO & Co-Founder, Gestiphy Ltd. Previously VP Sales and Marketing, Hermon Laboratories TI in communications testing.
Speak to Robert and you will see his capabilities and his background will bring you over to see why he is so good as an advisor for most peo ... ple.
Baruch Buchbinder
CEO & Co-Founder, Gestiphy Ltd. Previously VP Sales and Marketing, Hermon Laboratories TI in communications testing.
Speak to Robert and you will see his capabilities and his background will bring you over to see why he is so good as an advisor for most peo ... ple.
Daniel Barbour
We worked together  •  Senior UI Developer, projekt202. Previously UI/UX Designer, Kabam.
I've had the pleasure to work with Robert at multiple startups. He's passionate about building companies, concepts, products and services th ... at improve lives around the world. A true leader in the technology space with over a decade of experience.

Vera Newman
They're my advisor  •  Founder/CCO [Vera Newman], 2NGageU IVS.. Previously CEO, Nest Egg Studios.
In a nutshell, Vera is awesome. I've known her for many years. She is very capable of blending vision and plan for execution, and putting to ... gether multi-disciplinary teams in remote locations to singularly pursue a well defined goal. She is immensely creative, extremely friendly and engaging, and very much a professional. I highly recommend her.

Whitney Rowe
We worked together  •  Principal, The Startup Factory and Fellow, Society of Kauffman Fellows.
I've known Whitney for a long time. She is pure awesome and I'd work with her in two seconds on any project. She has a lot to offer to any t ... eam. Highly recommended.

Angelo Sotira
We worked together  •  Co-Founder & CEO, DeviantArt, Inc.. Previously President, DMusic Network, LLC.
Angelo is an amazing guy with many talents and a knack for building great products and teams. He is a pleasure to work with and someone you ... can trust to get things done.