Santa Monica, CA – January 24, 2022 – Akiva Systems Incorporated (AKIVA Metaverse) today announced Paolo Aquilini has been appointed as the new AKIVA Metaverse Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.
“I feel very privileged to take on this role at such an exciting time for the increased awareness for immersive new technologies creating a positive impact on the lives of autistic and neurodivergent individuals. AKIVA Metaverse is leading the innovation in special education by providing AKIVA Metaverse, which is a personalized, fun immersive experience, where an individual with special needs can self-explore, learn, and thrive,” said Aquilini.
Paolo Aquilini is a Managing Partner of the Vancouver-based Aquilini Group, a private, family-run business founded over 50 years ago by his father Luigi Aquilini. The Aquilini Group continues to be led by Luigi along with Paolo and his two brothers: Francesco and Roberto. The company is one of Vancouver’s most diversified and is best known for owning the Vancouver Canucks franchise and Rogers Arena. The Vancouver-based organization owns and manages a global conglomerate portfolio that includes commercial, industrial, and residential development and construction; as well as, property, food and beverage, hospitality, and entertainment enterprises; diverse agribusiness operations; sustainable aquaculture and renewable energy ventures.
“Paolo’s thought leadership, coupled with his passion and experience to help Neurodivergent families, makes him an ideal person for this role. I look forward to work closely with Paolo to continue growing the global awareness of AKIVA Metaverse while making a positive impact on all AKIVA stakeholders, enabling neurodivergent individuals to learn, self-explore, and thrive,” said Alexander Landa, AKIVA Metaverse CEO.
Amidst all of Paolo’s business ventures, he is dedicated to the betterment of community life. Driven by an underlying passion and focus to help others, Paolo is actively involved in a variety of meaningful community organizations along with local and global charities such as The Salvation Army and Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries: a Vancouver faith-based charity that has become the worldwide leading organization in equipping Churches with the tools to support mental health and wellbeing. Paolo has also served as the President of The Canucks for Kids Fund (the charitable arm of the Vancouver Canucks) since the Aquilini Group purchased the team in 2005. In 2008 Paolo and his wife Clara founded the Canucks Autism Network to meet the needs of families living with Autism in British Columbia. They met when they were 16 years old, later married, have four children, and live in Vancouver.
Company Name: Akiva Systems
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Address:100 Wilshire Blvd Suite 700
City: Santa Monica
Country: United States