Virtual reality (VR) technology has transcended its video-gaming past and emerged as a proven and beneficial tool in the enterprise space. Fortune 1000s are increasingly adopting VR to enhance corporate training, better connect with customers, and elevate how they prototype new products. It’s no wonder the VR market is valued at $18.18B, and as the […]
About Dave Beck
Dave Beck is a Founder and Managing Partner at Foundry 45. Before starting Foundry 45, Dave served as the Chief Operating Officer at EquipCodes, a mobile SaaS and Augmented Reality company.
Dave serves on the board of the MAK Historic District and is very active in the Georgia Tech community as a mentor and frequent guest speaker. He earned his bachelor's degree in Marketing from Wake Forest University and his MBA from Georgia Tech.
Entries by Dave Beck
Now, more than ever, people are concerned about how they’re keeping their equipment clean. Disinfecting the tools your employees use every day goes beyond just halting the spread of disease and preventing disruptions due to illness. It also shows care for the wellbeing of individual workers, something vital to workplace morale. In many fields the […]
Many people aren’t aware of the differences between 360 video and immersive VR. At Foundry 45, we have worked with both. There is a fundamental difference between the two main types of immersive experiences: interaction with the virtual world. In order to discuss this we need to understand degrees of freedom, and how they relate […]
As we start to move (ever so slowly) out from under the shadow of COVID-19, upskilling and reskilling employees are top of mind for learning and development professionals, according to the L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2021. Of more than 3,000 people from 95 countries who responded to the question, “What will be hot in workplace […]
Hi, welcome to another edition of Foundry 45s, where we give you 45 seconds of insights from training leaders around the world. Today we’re very excited to have Christopher Lind from Learning Sharks and GE with us. Hey, Christopher, what is a common misconception about how L&D (Learning & Development) has evolved in 2020? […]
Recap of Where We Are Here at Foundry 45, we like to shine a light on the amazing folks working in the training space. So last year we started Foundry 45s. It’s a vlog series highlighting our conversations with different training leaders. During our first season, we talked to folks from companies like […]
Hi, welcome to Foundry 45s, where we give you 45 seconds of insight from training leaders around the world. Today we’re very excited to have Maxime Ross of REVINAX. Hey, Maxime, where do you see training organizations getting the most value out of VR? Well, deploying VR, helps to save time, money, and even lives […]
In this fireside chat, Foundry 45’s co-founder, Dave Beck, speaks with Brandon Carson from Delta Air Lines to discuss VR as an immersive training tool.
Hi, welcome to Foundry 45s. Today we have Jeff Carpenter from Caveo Learning. Hey, Jeff, is traditional, L&D dead? If not, should it be? Interesting question. I think as the Coronavirus has come in, it’s really made people take a step back and look at really what their strategy has been and how they’re looking […]
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