Ricard has created award-winning virtual world projects since the mid-2000’s. At present, he works as CEO at Vienna-based Captic.io. Captic's white-label platform is the foundational technology for limitless virtual worlds. Captic's web-native engine delivers superb performance, frictionless access and higher levels of security. That way, organisations all over can realise, control and scale their vision for the Metaverse -- on any device and without downloads. Ricard is one of the founding board members of Euromersive, the European federation of XR professionals.