Speaker "Lyron Bentovim" Details Back



A Glimpse into the Business Metaverse: separating fact from fiction


In the past year the word Metaverse has dominated the public consciousness. Plus major corporations have entered the sector as advances are made in both VR and AR technology.
This talk explores the origins of the metaverse and where it is headed in the near future. Relying on years of experience as a CEO, I will identify the technological pillars that are needed to support a fully realized metaverse. Additionally, I will explore what a realistic picture of the metaverse would be, as opposed to fictional depictions. The results of this presentation will be a grounded understanding of the business possibilities in this emerging space, helping you separate fact from fiction.


Mr. Bentovim currently serves as The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Glimpse Group, a Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) platform company (NASDAQ – VRAR). Mr. Bentovim is a serial entrepreneur with 25+ years of leadership, operational and Investment experience and he has led multiple public and private technology companies. Prior To Founding The Glimpse Group, Mr. Bentovim served as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of Top Image Systems (NASDAQ – TISA), Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of NIT Health and as the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of Sunrise Telecom, Inc.(NASDAQ – SRTI). Earlier is his career Mr. Bentovim was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Skiritai Capital LLC, an investment advisor based in San Francisco and as the President & Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of WebBrix, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Bentovim spent time with strategy consultancies USWeb/CKS, the Mitchell Madison Group and McKinsey & Company Inc. Mr. Bentovim is a director at Manhattan Bridge Capital (NASDAQ – LOAN) and has served on 9 public company boards and numerous private company boards. Mr. Bentovim also serves as the Managing Partner of DarkLight Partners, a strategic advisor to small and mid-size public and private companies. Mr. Bentovim has an MBA from Yale School of Management and a law degree from the Hebrew University.