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Howard Rose

CEO

Firsthand Technology



At Firsthand Technology, Howard is leading a revolution of VR for health and wellness, with innovative products to relieve pain, treat mental illness, and inspire healthy lifestyles. Firsthand’s evidence-based VR experiences like COOL! and GLOW! have been independently shown to substantially reduce pain for acute and chronic pain sufferers.
Howard has been a leader in the VR industry for over 20 years. From his early days in VR R&D for education, Howard has been breaking new ground and developing a vision for how VR can enhance people’s lives. His project portfolio includes immersive VR applications for therapy, augmented reality surgical training, mobiles and interactive museum exhibits.
Howard is Co-Founder and CEO of Firsthand, trailblazing the future Virtual Reality for healthcare. Beyond having a deep understanding of the theory behind VR in healthcare, Howard also brings a unique, creative edge to craft powerful experiences that achieve meaningful measurable outcomes.