Disruptive CEO Nation Podcast with Allison K. Summers
Episode 124 Alex Young, Founder & CEO Virti, U.K. & USA
Alex Young, Founder and CEO of Virti, is a former surgeon turned human performance expert, who specializes in revolutionizing the way people learn, train and perform through immersive technology. His company is unique in how it builds training tools to improve how employees learn and retain skills.
Virti is a cloud-based training platform which incorporates AI, computer-generated avatars, videos, gamification techniques, experiential learning and virtual reality. The backend includes measurement of employee engagement and retention.
Virti has being named one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2020 and Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2021.
The company started with a focus on healthcare, but clients are using the technology in a variety of settings, leading the company to grow from a team of 10 to 50 people in six months.
Highlights of our conversation include:
Alex’s thoughts on why everyone should have a side hustle and how his side hustle while working as a surgeon changed his life.
Virti’s funding journey from pre-seed to a $10-million Series A investment.
The importance of company culture to human performance and success.
Learning how to be a great CEO and leader and the critical action of delegating.
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