About Us

We are a passionate team of VR developers, interdisciplinary designers, and language education specialists dedicated to helping bring language institutions into the 21st century and improve learning outcomes.

About Us

What's the mission
behind Immerse?

To transform the way English is taught and learned using virtual reality.

It is this simple, yet audacious goal that inspires us to work everyday with joy, passion, and determination. We believe bringing instructors and curriculum into the 21st century with cutting-edge VR technology has the power to change the world - one student at a time.

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.

Quinn Taber

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Jacob Furnari

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder

Sara Davila

Head of Efficacy & Learning

Christian Rowe

Chief Revenue Officer, Co-Founder

Dylan Walch

Lead VR Developer

Kazunobu Sawada

Country Director - Japan

Xavier Apostol

Unity Developer

Daniel Decker

Implementation Specialist

Sarah Towler

Executive Sales Director

Marcus Wong

Unity Developer

Nergiz Kern

Fractional Research Manager

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 waiting for you! Contact us anytime.

Ready to jump into 21st Century English teaching and learning? Let's do it together.

5270 California Ave #100, Irvine, CA 92617

Hinodai Heights 117, Hinodai1-1-1, Hino City, Tokyo, Japan 1910003

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