Speaker

Arome Ibrahim

Arome Ibrahim

Business Analyst | Extended Reality (XR) & Metaverse | Digital Transformation Strategist | Driven to Create Positive Social Impact with Technology 🌍

Arome is a Metaverse and Emerging Tech Strategist with a proven track record in Business Analysis, Product Strategy & Innovation. His visionary leadership in the Metaverse, Technology, and Innovation space has earned him a reputation as a thought leader.

Arome serves as a Product Manager (AR/VR) at Experis Immersive, a startup focused on providing immersive technology solutions and design-led experiences in Africa. He leads the team at Immersive Tech Africa, a non-profit organization committed to democratizing access to Extended Reality (XR) technology in Africa through education, training, and research programs.

Arome's exceptional expertise and innovation have been recognized with numerous accolades, including the Next Economy Entrepreneurship Hero and Next Economy Impact Award from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He received the Digital Lab Africa #5 XR award, was selected for the New Dimensions Lab by Electric South, and was recognized as one of the ten emerging African creators by Garage Stories and New Images Festival Paris.

As one of 24 global XR professionals selected for the Immersive Experience Focus Program organized by the Institut Français and New Images Festival, Arome's tireless efforts in democratizing Extended Reality (XR) in Africa has earned him a spot among the Top 50 Voices in VR, AR, and 3D (2022/2023) by Threedium.

Arome uses his exceptional expertise to empower businesses and clients with valuable insights, analytics, and solutions to unlock the full potential of emerging technologies. He is an active speaker at emerging tech industry events globally.

As a catalyst for innovation, Arome plays a critical role in driving progress and impact by bringing businesses, clients, and communities together to co-create and build the innovations of tomorrow.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Media & Information
  • Business & Management

Topics

  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Mixed Reality
  • Product Innovation
  • Product Management
  • Business Analysis

Extended Reality (XR) in Africa: Emerging Innovators and Changemakers

The session "Extended Reality (XR) in Africa: Emerging Innovators and Changemakers" seeks to showcase the transformative potential of XR technology in Africa and highlight the remarkable achievements of emerging innovators and changemakers in the field.

This session will delve into the diverse applications of XR across various industries in Africa, including education, healthcare, entertainment, tourism, and beyond.

Reimagining Tourism through Extended Reality

With the restart of global tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a considerable demand for the use of technology, especially immersive technologies, to help restart tourism as more users now engage with a virtual experience of destinations they would love to visit online. I will be sharing insights, current solutions on how virtual reality, augmented reality can be used as a massive tool for destination experiences and content development to boost tourism globally.

Extended Reality (XR) in Africa: Creating New Realities

The field of Extended Reality (XR) is growing rapidly globally, with Africa currently leveraging on XR to redefine experiences for end users across various sectors of development on the continent.

In its second edition, the African Community Session at the Global XR Conference seeks to showcase African XR changemakers, projects, and initiatives making impacts in Education, Arts & Culture, NFTs, Media, and Entertainment, supporting the growth of the Metaverse.

Driving Digital Transformation: The Role of Metaverse Innovation in Africa

This session will explore the ways in which Metaverse innovation is driving digital transformation in Africa. As the continent continues to grow and evolve, the Metaverse offers new opportunities to bridge the digital divide and promote economic development.

This session will highlight the latest trends and innovations in Metaverse technology and explore how they can be leveraged to drive digital transformation in African industries such as finance, healthcare, education, and more.

Attendees will gain insights into the benefits and challenges of Metaverse innovation in Africa and discover new opportunities for collaboration and growth in this exciting and rapidly evolving space.

Extended Reality in Africa: Present & Future Prospects.

The Global XR Conference (Africa) community session will highlight and showcase key individuals and creatives pushing the growth of Extended Reality in Africa, boosting the prospects of the technology for the present and future generations and its application in various industries.

Metaverse One 2023

September 2023

Arome Ibrahim

Business Analyst | Extended Reality (XR) & Metaverse | Digital Transformation Strategist | Driven to Create Positive Social Impact with Technology 🌍