Alex Meland (ALEX VR) is an American virtual reality industry professional and content creator.
Alex co-founded the Between Realities VR Podcast, a weekly talk show with guests from within the world of virtual reality, with partner Harry "Skeeva" Skigis in 2020. Since then, the program has become a hub for the VR community and was nominated for "Social VR Influencer of the Year" in the 2021 VR Awards and "VR Content Creator of the Year" in the 2022 VR Awards. The podcast is currently in its seventh season.
While working as Community Manager and Haptic Designer for bHaptics, Alex helped bring wearable haptic experiences to consumer VR titles by providing custom haptic designs and promotional video content to integrating developers.
Since 2022, Alex has been working as Strategic Partnership Manager at Contact CI, advancing the business development and marketing efforts for the company's force-feedback haptic gloves for VR, AR and telerobotics.
He is also an official correspondent for UploadVR.com and writer for VR Trend Magazine.
02:35 PM - 03:30 PM
Ashley Huffman | TITAN Haptics
Soojeong Kim | bHaptics
Alex Meland | Contact CI
Kim Oberg | HaptX
Rolf Adelsberger | Sensoryx