About Infinite Reality

About Us

The Metaverse is a revolutionary communication and commerce platform. Traditional barriers to engagement, opportunity, education, and immersive connection vanish in the infinite landscapes we’re enabling. It is a place of endless potential, where lessons free from geographic constrictions and financial limitations can be carried back into the physical world, enriching our daily lives.

Our vision for an open Metaverse makes each brand, creator, and citizen the master of their digital experiences, their data, the ways in which they distribute content, commercialize their creations, and build their communities.

Our tools and services empower companies, innovators, and artists to develop the richest and most forward-thinking Metaverse experiences. Our Innovation Team advises, manages, designs, and oversees these custom builds, leveraging our Technology Team’s platform development expertise, while our Entertainment Team produces exceptional content and events featuring the world’s best talent.

Thunder Studios, a division of Infinite Reality, provides integrated studio and production services to the entertainment industry for feature films, TV shows, commercials, music videos, esports, and live events. Thunder also produces original content and programming in a variety of genres from its 150,000 square foot production facility on six acres in Long Beach, CA.

Our production facilities include 10 main stages, an XR stage and virtual production team, an esports arena, live broadcast news stage, live streaming studios, production offices, and VIP spaces. Our fleet of mobile broadcast trucks operate throughout the USA and Mexico producing and broadcasting live events including baseball, soccer, boxing, MMA, esports, concerts, parades, award shows, and special events.

ReKTGlobal, a division of Infinite Reality, is a cutting-edge digital entertainment organization that helps connect brands with what’s now and what’s next, from traditional sports and esports to social media, music, and more. With its in-house teams of experts designing innovative proprietary platforms, transforming streams into content and ads, and generating analytics – all in real-time – ReKTGlobal is at the forefront of what matters most to Gen Z audiences.

ReKTGlobal is the parent company to digitally-native brands including championship esports organizations Rogue and the London Royal Ravens, premier influencer management agency TalentX Entertainment, content creator collectives SwayLA and MADGMR, and the NIL platform, Xchange Factor. ReKTGlobal is also home to the esports industry’s most robust media and marketing agency business, consulting brands, properties, and influencers.

Our Team

John Acunto

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER

John Acunto is a globally respected creative visionary and has worked at the highest levels with the world's leading technology companies: IBM, Apple, eBay, Amazon, Facebook, and many others. He is Co-founder and CEO of Infinite Reality, Inc., the Metaverse Innovation and Entertainment Company born from the dynamic merger of social ecommerce platform Display Social, leading entertainment studio Thunder Studios, and Metaverse technology company Infinite Metaverse. More recently, John led the $470 million acquisition of ReKTGlobal and established a strategic partnership with the University of Luxembourg to launch a global Metaverse hub as the centerpiece of iR’s European expansion.

David Bialek

President, iR Entertainment

David Bialek, co-founder and former CEO of ReKTGlobal, joins Infinite Reality, Inc. as President of Entertainment. As a sports and entertainment marketing and media specialist, Dave has spearheaded the creation of multiple advertising platforms in the place-based, streaming media, and sports advertising space. Dave is credited with building two groundbreaking initiatives in collegiate sports where he led a sales team to create an advertising network on thousands of field goal nets in over 60 NCAA schools. “The Field Goal Net Program” has been Allstate’s tent-pole sports platform for 12 years. Dave also invented the “Basket Profile” position on NCAA and NBA basket stanchions, which is widely considered to be the most impactful signage position in all of sports. As a result, Dave received the prestigious Sports Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award in April 2009.

Eric Cohen

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CORPORATE SECRETARY (GENERAL COUNSEL)

Eric Cohen joined Infinite Reality, Inc., the Metaverse innovation and entertainment company, in 2020 as its Executive Vice President & Corporate Secretary (General Counsel). Eric has extensive experience in general corporate and corporate securities law practicing as a partner with the New York City law firm of Robinson Silverman Pearce Aronsohn & Berman LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP). Eric also served over two decades as Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary,and General Counsel for Terex Corporation, a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. Eric provided the legal framework and counseling for Terex relating to all global legal affairs, SEC matters, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, product safety, and ethics and compliance matters.

Sean Cross

PRESIDENT, GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & REVENUE

Sean Cross is a proven business and technology strategist, marketer, and dynamic C-level executive with 25 years of consistent leadership for Fortune 500 companies. He has partnered with elite companies such as Google, News Corp, Samsung, YouTube, and Bank of America to assist in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, sales, branding, advertising, product development, and business partnership development. With an aptitude for driving top line sales, cutting costs, and streamlining operations, Sean's strong track record of driving growth and profitability in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments is apparent throughout his career. Sean serves as President of Global Business Development and Revenue for leading Metaverse entertainment and innovation company Infinite Reality, Inc.

Rodric David

PRESIDENT & CO-FOUNDER

Rodric David is the President and Co-founder of Infinite Reality, Inc. and the founder of Thunder Studios. An Australian born serial entrepreneur with many successful exits, Rodric founded Thunder Studios in 2013 and went on to expand the business to include gaming and esports, remote broadcasting, and virtual production divisions. Rodric is an accomplished executive producer having produced television, digital media, and feature films including 9/11 starring Charlie Sheen and Whoopi Goldberg, Paradise Cove starring Mena Suvari, the award winning A Fighting Season, and Kristen Stewart’s directorial debut Come Swim. In 2019 and 2020, Rodric was awarded patents from the United States Patent Office for his invention titled “Content–Activated Intelligent, Autonomous Audio/ Video Source Controller.” Commercialization of these patents is ongoing and slated to launch in 2023 with revolutionary live streaming opportunities to dramatically empower creators.

Jason Eustace

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Jason Eustace is a C-suite executive with over 20 years of experience in financial and operational leadership roles who currently serves as Infinite Reality, Inc’s Chief Financial Officer. A veteran in the industry, Jason has consistently demonstrated the strong ability to drive top-line growth and profitability, modernizing and revitalizing businesses, and launching effective digital marketing initiatives. He has played key roles in major decisions for companies such as CuriosityStream, PetSmart, Discovery Communications, National Geographic Channel, and Real Networks. Jason’s diverse set of skills allows him to approach obstacles from a multitude of different perspectives, implementing strategies that consistently result in company growth and technology revitalization.

Elliott Jobe

CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER

Elliott Jobe is the Chief Innovation Officer and Co-founder of Infinite Reality, Inc. Thanks to his leading-edge photorealistic work, Elliott is considered a pioneer in live action digital set work, earning patents related to both live action lighting and compositing. Elliott produced some of the first photo realistic CGI marketing work for brands such as General Motors, Bell Helicopter, and Toyota long before digital backend production became mainstream. Creatively, his work has won several Sports Emmy Awards, a Key Art Award, and over a dozen PromaxBDA Awards. Elliott launched his own independent studio in 2003 post producing three groundbreaking documentaries with Oliver Stone, a fine art film, Ashes and Snow, edited by Oscar winner Pietro Scalia, and dozens of music videos working directly with artists including Prince, Usher, and Lenny Kravitz. During the early days of the pandemic, Elliott partnered with experiential director/producer Helix Wolfson to bring Burning Man 2020 to life as a live interactive virtual festival experience. The event attracted tens of thousands of creators and attendees in the immersive Metaverse experience.

Parrish McIntyre

PRESIDENT, iR TECHNOLOGY

As President of Technology for Infinite Reality, Inc., Parrish McIntyre is focused on building industry leading products that deepen relationships between brands and their customers through virtual worlds. Infinite Reality partners with brands to educate them on the future opportunities of the Metaverse and what it will mean for consumers. Parrish’s team delivers immediate access to engaging customer interaction technology and arms brands with pragmatic utilities that drive higher converting sales, improve customer service interactions, and offer deeply immersive experiences.

Amish Shah

CHIEF INVESTMENT & STRATEGY OFFICER

Amish Shah rose to prominence as managing partner of SierraMaya360, which became 2015’s top Tech, Sports Media, and Entertainment VC under his watch. In addition to being an early investor in companies such as Lyft and Carta, Amish had the foresight to invest in The Drone Racing League and Gameco which put him in a unique position to bring his expertise to the thriving esports business. Amish then co-founded, expanded, and ultimately led ReKTGlobal to its successful $470 million acquisition by Infinite Reality, He is a frequent guest on CNBC, FOX Business, Sirius Radio, and other outlets providing insight and thoughtful commentary on trending tech news and IPOs. Amish is looking forward to tackling his new role as Infinite Reality, Inc.’s Chief Investment and Strategy Officer.

O.D. Welch

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

O.D. Welch is a consummate, 30-year veteran of the media and entertainment industry, where he has spent his career at the intersection of technology innovation, business development, and entertainment content production. Along the way, he has held C-level roles for some of Hollywood’s most esteemed creative companies, managing international business interests for the likes of James Cameron, Sir Richard Branson, Jim Jannard, and Dick Cook. As an accomplished executive, consultant, and board advisor, O.D. has excelled at leading strategic, financial, and operational initiatives and utilizes those valuable skills in his role as Infinite Reality, Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer.