On April 15, 2016, Chris Sasich from utahbusiness.com covered the 10th annual Governor’s Utah Economic Summit and wrote about several companies including THE VOID that are planning on bringing hundreds of new jobs to Utah over the next 3-5 years. Read an excerpt below.
Salt Lake City—The 10th annual Governor’s Utah Economic Summit provided attendees with the opportunity to hear from innovators and leaders from an array of industries. Among those industries was Utah’s digital entertainment industry, including leaders from the Utah Digital Entertainment Network (UDEN), Wildworks, The Void and chAIR.
Growth and the need for talented employees was a theme that continued with Ken Bretschneider, co-founder and CEO of The Void. With a commitment to grow and build his company in Utah, Bretschneider anticipates the company will grow by 500 employees over the next three years, and more than 1,000 in the next five. His company is pioneering a new form of digital entertainment.
“We like to call The Void ‘hyper reality,’ where we take digital stages and a virtual world and map them both together, and put human beings into that world where they get to basically step into another existence,” Bretschneider said of his new medium. “So in a sense you get to live a movie. It takes a lot of technology to make that happen.”
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