THE WORLD'S FIRST 360° PLATFORM
OPAL's team has over 25 years of experience and relationships with Interactive Media, Virtual Reality, 360 Streaming, AR, Mobile and Video Game Console Developers and Publishers.
OPAL has relationships with award-winning VR/AR studios and filmmakers to bring compelling entertainment to our platform, as well as with educational institutions around the world.
OPAL has a successful history in delivering immersive sphere technology to museums, airports, studios, educational and government institutions, as well as corporations and major brands.
OPAL is dedicated to driving and measuring concrete actions – to turning viewers into engaged participants in a shared, social experience that delivers value for them and to you.
EXPERIENCE THAT MATTERS
OPAL’s heritage in education and entertainment combines the successful histories of
Global Imagination and PCB Entertainment.
Global Imagination is the world’s leading supplier of spherical displays. Over 40M people across 43 countries interact every year with Global Imagination’s Magic Planet ® spheres in schools, museums, and government institutions. Global Imagination's customers include the world’s most trusted education “brands” including The Smithsonian, NASA, AMNH, the UNESCO, ESA, and hundreds of others. With these strong relationships, the company has amassed the world’s largest collection of global educational content, developed and shared by its customers - much of it exclusively designed for Global Imagination’s platform. Global Imagination’s technology is the foundation for Opal Digital, and their global educational experiences are all available within The Opal Network for use in forums where public education provides value.
Mike Foody is a Silicon Valley based serial entrepreneur, with a 20-year background in computer graphics, UI design tools and enterprise software infrastructure. Founder of California Based Global Imagination, Foody converged his passion for entertainment, education and advertising through leveraging VR/AR to create compelling customer experiences.
Keith Arem brings over 20 years directing, producing and creative leadership experience at PCB Entertainment, Virgin Interactive, and Electronic Arts. Arem launched Los Angeles-based PCB Productions where he focuses on immersive content creation by blending technology with entertainment. Directing and producing over 600 titles, Arem has been at the forefront of combining emerging technologies into traditional storytelling.
Janine brings 25 years of financial and operational leadership to Opal Digital, working both at a major CPA firm and “in-house”. She has a breadth of experience with public and private accounting, systems for startups and large businesses, and in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, tech, non-profit, and professional services.