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GestureTek Systems Inc.

From 1986: Invented & Pioneered Video Gesture Control Tech. The World Leader in Gesture Controlled Displays: Business/Public Signage/Health.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Computers and Peripherals
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 17
  • Website gesturetek.com

Company Summary

For 25 years GestureTek has led the world as the multi-inventor/patent holder (45), for video gesture control & 3D recognition products (Kinect is based on us) for Information, Ad, Entertainment, & Health Systems; enabling the use of hand/body gestures to control dynamic computer content on any screen/digital signage/surface. Major markets: Museum/Sci Center; LBE; Digital Signage & Retail Display; Events & Ad Campaigns; Exhibits; Healthcare, etc.

Team

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    Vincent John Vincent
    CEO & Co-Founder

    V J Vincent, is the co-inventor of video gesture control tech, & the creative force behind GestureTek & its technological innovations for 28+ years. His unique insight & creativity have been instrumental in defining & developing the video gesture control industry; both its market & product development. He was honored with a Canadian Digital Media Association "Lifetime Achievement Award" & inducted into the DigiFest "Digital Pioneers Hall of Fame"

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    Erol Vekil
    President

    With GestureTek for 6+ years, Erol Vekil is President & Global Sales Director. He has extensive management, sales & business development experience with start-ups & established organizations in USA, Canada & Europe. He has managed multi-million dollar companies & divisions for consumer electronics/computers (eg. Thomson Multimedia), & has skills in managing manufacturing, distribution & marketing with multinationals & Fortune 500 companies.

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    Yoshi Kumagai
    VP ASIAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

    With GestureTek for 9+ years,Yoshi has had a distinguished career in leading businesses with strong Asian/North American connections. He has served as President of DPA Technology and as Chairman and CEO of Vivitar Corporation, a major distributor of various camera and computer peripheral devices. He has also served as SVP/Business Development for Reactrix befre coming to GestureTek Inc.

Advisors

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    Jean Bedard Q.C., LL.M., M.B.A.
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Before company was purchased back in 2012 ---Docomo
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    Before company was purchased back in 2012 ---Telefonica
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    Before company purchased in 2012 ---Tose, David Bowie, Bob Goodale, Rolling Stones Business Managers
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