Meet the Immerse Team

We have been serving language schools since early 2017. Our team is uniquely made up of brilliant VR developers, language experts, and business growth specialists.

Together, we are relentless in our pursuit to enhance English language education globally by helping our language school partners provide more meaningful and effective language learning experiences to their students using virtual reality.

About Us

What's the mission
behind Immerse?

To transform the way we teach and learn English using virtual reality.

We’re uniquely capable of achieving this mission because our melting pot of talent within our team enables us to continue building the most effective VR English language teaching and learning platform on the planet. With us, you are in good hands.

Our TEAM

Meet our passionate Team

Quinn Taber, CEO

Michael H. Long, among the most important figures in the field of second language acquisition (SLA), is best known as the originator of the interaction hypothesis and the focus‐on‐form principle of second language (L2) instruction.

Jacob Furnari, CPO

Dr. Sangmin-Michelle Lee is Professor of Global Communication at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Her research interests include instructional designs in the technology-enhanced learning environment, machine translation, L2 writing, and digital creativity.

Christian Rowe, CRO

Dr. Sangmin-Michelle Lee is Professor of Global Communication at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Her research interests include instructional designs in the technology-enhanced learning environment, machine translation, L2 writing, and digital creativity.

Dylan Walch, Lead VR Engineer

Dr. Sangmin-Michelle Lee is Professor of Global Communication at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Her research interests include instructional designs in the technology-enhanced learning environment, machine translation, L2 writing, and digital creativity.

Sara Davila, Head of Efficacy and Learning

Dr. Sangmin-Michelle Lee is Professor of Global Communication at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Her research interests include instructional designs in the technology-enhanced learning environment, machine translation, L2 writing, and digital creativity.

Xavier Apostol, VR Enginner

Dr. Sangmin-Michelle Lee is Professor of Global Communication at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Her research interests include instructional designs in the technology-enhanced learning environment, machine translation, L2 writing, and digital creativity.

Our team

Meet the people that bring Immerse to life everyday.

Xavier Apostol

Unity Engineer

Sara Davila

Head of Efficacy & Learning

Daniel Decker

Customer Success Manager

Jacob Furnari

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder

Nergiz Kern

Research Manager (Fractional)

Christian Rowe

Chief Revenue Officer, Co-Founder

Kazunobu Sawada

Japan Sales Director

Quinn Taber

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Dylan Walch

Lead VR Developer

Joseph Wong

Action Research Intern

Nicholas Zehl

Unity Engineer

Our advisors

We cannot fulfill our mission alone. Meet our Advisors.

Bill Bliss

Bliss is the President at Language & Communication Workshop. He is also authored several best-selling English learning course books that have been embraced by students and teachers worldwide, including Side By Side & Word By Word.

Robyn Lockwood

Lockwood is a renowned author and editor, and teaches at the Stanford Language Center. She is an active member of the international TESOL organization, serves as a consultant for the Publishing Professional Council, and is a past chair of the Materials Writers Interest Section.

Euan Bonner

Bonner is a teacher & EdTech researcher at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. He has an Master of Applied Linguistics & is involved in AI, VR & AR in education, improving digital literacies, and educational application development.

Sangmin-Michelle Lee

Dr. Lee is Professor of Global Communication at Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Her research interests include instructional designs in the technology-enhanced learning environment, machine translation, L2 writing, and digital creativity.

Zack Parnell

Parnell is the President and CEO of Industrial Training International (ITI). He pioneered the launch of ITI VR - the world's largest and most authentic library of crane and rigging virtual training simulations for the global construction industry.

Becky Elliott

Elliott is an international educational consultant and a renowned contributor to the English Language Teaching (ELT) sector. She is an English teacher for executives at global companies, including Yamaha, and advises multiple startups using AI & VR in education.

Our Locations

We’re looking forward to partnering with you.

Ready to advance the ELT industry using virtual reality? Let's do it together.

5270 California Ave #100, Irvine, CA 92617

Shinjuku Park Tower  N30F, 3-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo 163-1030 Japan

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