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Hrish Lotlikar

Hrish Lotlikar

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Hrish

Hrish Lotlikar is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SuperWorld, one of the most dynamic global augmented reality platforms in the space. SuperWorld is a virtual world in AR that has been digitally mapped over the entire surface of Planet Earth. As Co-founder and CEO of SuperWorld, he connects with the user community, brands and influencers that would like to create, discover, monetize and own their virtual world. His background spans technology & entertainment, venture capital, investment banking and management consulting, with his career spanning on Wall Street, Silicon Valley and Hollywood with many years spent living and working internationally. Prior to SuperWorld, Hrish was a Co-founder of The Rogue Initiative, a Hollywood film, TV, VR and gaming production studio. Previously, he was Senior Business Developer and Global Evangelist at Toptal, where he provided elite talent to companies around the world. He was also a Founding Managing Partner of EastLabs, a leading seed-stage venture capital fund based in Ukraine.

Professional Experience


Academic History

EARLY CAREER AND EXPERTISE

  • At The Rogue Initiative, he connects with people interested in VR and AR, feature film, TV, gaming content creation, publishing, distribution and investment.

  • He served as VP in venture capital at Spencer Trask Ventures, where he raised capital from a global network of venture capital/private equity investors.

  • He was an investment banker in investment banking/M&A at UBS Investment Bank and HSBC Securities.

  • He also was an Associate in the Global Business Development Group at management consulting firm Hewitt Associates.

  • Hrish is interested in connecting with early-stage venture investors globally and finding new disruptive web and mobile startups.

  • He has spent many years living around the world in Europe, Asia and South America.

  • He built connections to the people and cultures in Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Spain, France, Vietnam, China, Colombia, Bali and Thailand.

 

CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

  • Co-founder & Chief Business Development Officer, The Rogue Initiative

  • Co-founder & Advisor, Growth Engine AI

  • Council Member, GLG

  • Advisor, SingularityNET

  • Advisor, Future Frontiers

  • Co-founder & Advisor, The Runway

  • Managing Director, Startup Labs

  • Founding Managing Partners, EastLabs

  • Founding Advisor, TechMinsk

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Top 30 Most Influential People in the Metaverse

 

MEDIA

  • Hrish has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.