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Disney’s Bob Iger joins leading avatar tech company

Entertainment giant to help company empowering avatar ecosystems for the metaverse, mobile apps and Web3.

Genies, a culture’s leading avatar technology company that enables users to create their own avatar ecosystems has announced that Bob Iger, former Disney Chairman and CEO has joined its Board of Directors. 

As an industry titan in business and global leadership, Iger is not only the company’s newest BOD member but is also personally investing in the company. He will assist Genies in navigating its mission to empower humans to create their very own avatar ecosystems in Web3. 

“I’ve always been drawn to the intersection between technology and art, and Genies provides unique and compelling opportunities to harness the power of that combination to enable new forms of creativity, expression and communication,” he says.

“After spending the last few months getting to know Akash and learning more about Genies, I am very excited about his vision and how it will be fulfilled, and I look forward to working with the entire team.”

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CEO of Genies, Akash Nigam stated, “We believe that avatar ecosystems are going to be the mobile apps of web3. An ambitious vision calls for rare mindshare and I can’t think of a better creative and product thinker than Bob to collaborate with in bringing this all to reality.”

For more than 2 years, Genies has secured 99% celebrity avatar market share and have talked openly about what they predict with be ‘the coming battle for the metaverse‘. Previously the company has partnered with both Warner Group and Universal Music Group as their “official avatar and digital goods NFT provider.” 

Getting Iger on board is another step in their plans for dominance.

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Isa Muhammad is a writer and video game journalist covering many aspects of entertainment media including the film industry. He's steadily writing his way to the sharp end of journalism and enjoys staying informed. If he's not reading, playing video games or catching up on his favourite TV series, then he's probably writing about them.

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