Jan Goetgeluk is the founder and CEO of Virtuix and the developer of the Omni, the world’s first omni-directional treadmill that lets players walk and run around inside videogames and other virtual reality applications. To date, Virtuix has shipped over 4,000 Omni systems to over 500 entertainment venues in 45 countries. In 2019, Virtuix released the Omni Arena esports attraction, a turnkey four-player VR attraction that includes weekly and monthly esports contests with a $100,000 annual prize pool. Virtuix has raised more than $35MM from private and institutional investors, including Mark Cuban, twelve venture capital funds, and two strategic investors.
Prior to founding Virtuix, Jan was an Investment Banking Associate with JP Morgan Chase in Houston and New York. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ghent in Belgium, and an MBA from Rice University in Houston, Texas.
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