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David Turik

CEO,
ARIVAL Global
Trail, BC native, David Turik, has over 30 years experience in combining sports, music and technology commencing in the late 1980’s as a co-founder of NetComm Cellular, creators of Australia’s first cellular modems. Used by NetComm Racing to send engine analytics to the pit crew, by sportswriters filing stories direct from the grounds and live event reporting at music festivals, legendary musician Joe Walsh helped with the trials. Turik, along with Kitchener, Ontario native and referee, Rick Williams, trialed the initial miking of NHL Official’s through to more recently introducing the concept of the “NHL Situation Room” to the National Rugby League in Australia, which has subsequently become the “NRL Bunker.”


Currently, Turik is the CEO of ARIVAL which brings fans into the game like never before, using augmented reality to visualize real-time player data whilst engaging them with gamification. David Turik has held several public, private and non-profit board appointments and senior roles across Telco, IT, sports, e-sports, humanitarian and charitable organizations, including recently joining the Australian board of Global Citizen, the social advocacy group that through a strategy of "Pop and Policy" has gained over 35B USD in commitments by world governments to help eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.