HumanEyes Names VR Veteran GM, NA

HumanEyes Names VR Veteran GM, NA

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Denver, CO—A leader in photographic 3D, computer vision and lenticular graphic arts, HumanEyes Technologies appointed Jim Malcolm as general manager of its North America division.

With more than 25 years of experience in imaging and virtual reality (VR) markets, Malcolm will use his expertise to bring VUZE, a 3D, 360° VR camera aimed at consumers and prosumers, to market. He will spearhead the mass-market launch of VUZE by overseeing all sales, marketing and retail initiatives.

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Jim Malcolm

Malcolm is the former president/CMO of Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation. He is also the current president of the Imaging Alliance, an industry association. Malcolm is known for his ability to build and lead successful imaging brands, specializing in traditional and also new imaging technologies. Holding C-Suite marketing and leadership roles, he’s been at the forefront of companies pioneering developments in immersive video content creation.

“As we gear up for the commercial availability of VUZE, Jim Malcolm is the perfect choice to lead our North American team’s efforts to finally democratize the VR industry, bringing a truly immersive 3D, 360° camera option to consumers, prosumers and professionals,” said Shahar Bin-Nun, CEO, HumanEyes Technologies.

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“His proven track record and passion for bridging the gap between traditional photography and VR technology is invaluable and in line with our mission to expand the reach of VR to the masses.”

Before HumanEyes Technologies

Malcolm joins HumanEyes after serving as the CEO of Xiality. The visual imaging company develops VR technoloy, augmented reality and also mixed reality applications. Before Xiality, he led Ricoh Imaging’s initiative to bring the Theta S 360° video camera to mass market.

As early as 2009, Malcolm founded Aperture 360 Interactive. The  innovative company created virtual tours for real estate, hospitality and also tourism brands. Previously, he had a 12-year marketing career at Sony, as director of corporate marketing. humaneyes.com

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