Alan Smithson

Alan Smithson invented Emulator, the world's first touch screen DJ system. Alan is the CEO of MetaVRse and VP Marketing at his 13 year old daughter's shoe company, Love Sandal and is working on an app-based education platform to teach kids 11-18 how to think and act like entrepreneurs who are economically, socially and environmentally responsible.

Alan's life purpose is to "inspire and educate the next generation of leaders"

Media appearances:

CBC Dragons' Den, Discovery Channel,CTV News

Print appearances:

WIRED, Globe & Mail, Toronto Star,DJ Mag,DJ Times


"2011 Innovative Product of the Year", DJ Mag

MetaVRse nominated global "VR Startup of the Year, 2017"


User interfaces and systems and methods for user interfaces, Patent# US20120311442A1

Provisional Patent: VR Photo Booth™

Notable Angel/ Venture Investments:

Made By Abi Inc.

SmithsonMartin Inc.


MetaVRse, CEO

Made By Abi Inc., VP Marketing

UAA, Founder - Stealth Startup