Co-Founder & CEO

Frontier Collective

Committed to driving adoption and innovation in the Metaverse to enhance human experiences. LinkedIn Top Voices: Technology & Innovation. A champion for diversity, inclusion and community.

Dan Burgar is a true pioneer and influencer in the technology space within the VR/AR/Metaverse industry. Dan is a Co-Founder at Shape Immersive a leading innovative VR/AR company that builds 3D and NFT marketplace technology for the world’s leading brands. Dan focuses on collaborating with companies to help them understand VR/AR and 3D technologies and to develop strategies for companies to roadmap for the future of computing. His mission has been to advance immersive technology as a productive tool that will change the world.

Dan is also the President of the Vancouver VR/AR Association, he’s led the growth for the VR/AR/Metaverse ecosystem in Vancouver/BC and has been integral to turning the region into a world leading hub (Top 2 Globally) for VR/AR. He promotes technology adoption, incubates early-stage companies, scales VR/AR companies, facilitates international trade, attracts foreign investment and builds communities. He believes Vancouver/BC have the opportunity to become a global leader in innovation and frontier technology. His foundation to community building in centered around collaboration, inclusivity and diversity to create a sustainable, equitable and innovative future which also led him to Founding the Frontier Collective.

Previously Dan has led the growth at Archiact and helped them grow into one of the worlds largest dedicated VR/MR content & strategy companies at the time.

He was featured in Forbes, Breakfast TV, BIV (Business In Vancouver), Roundhouse Radio, The Georgia Straight, CTV, Global News, BC Tech, BetaKit and has spoken at Web Summit, SXSW, The Economist Summit, Collision Conf, Annecy Festival France, AWE, VR Days, AWE EU, VR/AR Global Summit and DGC Dubai. He’s also a contributing writer for TechCrunch, Betakit, VR Scout, VR Focus, BC Business and DailyHive.

He was named as BIV’s Top Forty Under 40 for 2018 and one of BIV’s top tech leaders.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality leader. Metaverse. Web3.0. Community Builder. Connector. Writer.