Everdome has announced the appointment of Dr Marwan Alzarouni as its Official Advisor. An internationally recognised blockchain technology advocate, Dr Alzarouni joins the team at a critical time ahead of the first of Everdome’s three phase launch.
Dr Alzarouni is renowned for his work as the CEO of Dubai Blockchain Center, and also serves as Managing Partner at innovation consultancy Accelliance. Given his extensive expertise in the field, he was chosen to head the Digital Asset Task Force (DATF), a research and advisory team that reports to Dubai Future Council for Blockchain.
With his strong background in blockchain, digital transformation, and innovation, Dr Alzarouni will play an invaluable role as Official Advisor for Everdome, immeasurably strengthening the project.
Additionally, Dr Alzarouni will provide unparalleled insight into the Middle East’s shift towards blockchain and metaverse adoption, contributing towards Everdome’s expansion strategy throughout its base in the UAE, and the wider region.
Speaking on the appointment, Rob Gryn, CEO and Founder of Everdome and Metahero, said: “It goes without saying that we’re beyond thrilled to welcome such incredible expertise to the Everdome team. Dr Alzarouni is a real asset with proven capabilities in our core focus area. He will help us to shape Everdome into a world-leading metaverse, creating exceptional value for players and investors alike.”
Dr Alzarouni said: “The metaverse is a natural evolution of our connected world, and technologies such as blockchain are at the heart of what will make the metaverse a success for everyone. Everdome in particular is an exciting project – the fact that it is breaking new ground and that it is rooted in the UAE, with Phase 1 of the game set in Hatta, are just two factors among many that encouraged me to join the project.”
Built on Unreal Engine 5, Everdome will deliver a fully immersive web experience – pulling on the talents and vision of renowned concept artists, game creators, 3D designers, Hollywood VFX specialists, urban planning professionals, a development team that has been delivering graphics and effects for more than a decade, and a marketing team that has already found bounds of success in numerous industries.
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