Maryam Sabour leads Business Development for Niantic's Real World Platform. Over the last two years, she has led strategic partnerships, advancing Niantic's platform and games. Previously she was a two-time founder, venture capitalist, and strategic consultant working with emerging technology companies, with a focus on AR/VR. Her clients spanned the film, gaming and marketing industries. Believing in the power of XR to create human-wide social impact, she founded the XR Portal, the largest database of XR educational content. Maryam is an attorney, having attained a Juris Doctorate degree and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University, as well as, a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from Ryerson University.