IRVINE, CA, July 20, 2017 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in augmented and virtual reality based knowledge transfer for industry and education, announces that Göran Malm has been selected to serve as chairman of EON Reality effective as of July 18, 2017. Malm has served on EON Reality’s Advisory Board since 2001 and brings his expertise in the industry, medical and technology sectors as well as regional expertise in Asia to EON Reality’s operations. He succeeds Dan Lejerskar who will continue, in his capacity as a Founder of EON Reality, to actively lead the EON Human 2.0 Initiative and its global expansion.
“Göran’s long history of leadership, his experience at GE, Samsung, Dell, and SKF, and his large network throughout Asia makes him an ideal person to lead our Board,” said Dan Lejerskar, founder of EON Reality. “I look forward to working closely with Goran to continue to ensure that EON Reality makes a positive impact for all stakeholders, including EON Reality’s clients, its employees, and society.”
“Having served as Advisor to EON Reality since 2001, I have seen the progress EON Reality has made first hand with its spectacular modern vision in combination with very successful implementation on the ground in many parts to the world,” said Göran Malm, chairman of EON Reality. “In position as Chairman, I am very much looking forward to help guide and follow closely the the next steps in EON Reality’s rapid global development and in its mission to create customer satisfaction above expectations.”
Mr. Malm served 9 years (2001-2010) as independent director of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Seoul Korea. Malm was president Asia Pacific and senior vice president for Dell Computer Corporation, where he was responsible for Dell’s business operations in the region with a size of US$3billion in revenue and 3,500 employees. From 1997 to 1999, Malm was senior vice president of General Electric (GE) Company and president of General Electric Asia Pacific with the base in Hong Kong, where he was regionally responsible for the company’s 11 business units totaling US $10 billion in Revenue with 40,000 employees.
Between 1992 and 1997 Malm held position of president and CEO of GE Medical Systems Asia and vice president of General Electric (GE) Company. In this position he developed the organization into a fully integrated region-wide business, growing revenues to US $1 billion and earnings to US $100 mill with 4,000 employees. Malm is a 20-year veteran of the major Swedish conglomerate SKF AB, where he held several positions in finance, marketing, regional management, business development and services and ended up as Deputy Group managing director in 1990.
Malm holds a Bachelor degree from 1971 in Economics and Business Administration from the Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law in Sweden.
Malm’s extensive experience in industry, medical, and ICT significantly strengthens EON Reality’s position to globally deploy the EON AVR Platform with enterprise and educational customers, specifically in Asia. With the knowledge and experience garnered from a stellar executive career, Malm will strengthen and build an effective board, provide leadership, governance, and oversight.
About EON Reality
EON Reality is the world leader in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) based knowledge transfer for industry and education. EON Reality’s success is tied to its belief that knowledge is a human right and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every human on the planet. To carry this out, EON Reality, since 1999, has developed the de-facto standard for augmented reality and virtual reality based knowledge transfer software that supports devices from mobile phones to large immersive domes. EON Reality’s global app development network, with twenty-two locations worldwide, has created the world’s leading AR/VR library for knowledge transfer with over 7,000 applications. Over 36 million people worldwide have downloaded these applications.
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