About

We believe that the best connections come from experiences that are persistent, relevant, and shared.

 

 

ARound captures lost attention at live events by bringing audiences together for new forms of shared gaming, blended content and branded experiences.

Engage the casual fan and enhance the fanatic’s experience with massive AR attractions that can’t be duplicated on TV or online.

LEADERSHIP
Josh Beatty
Founder and
Chief Executive Officer

Josh Beatty is founder and Chief Executive Officer of ARound, a company focused on bringing people together through AR attractions for live events. ARound was the winner of Stagwell Inc’s annual innovation competition which facilitates and scales new product ideas within the agency network of 10,000+ employees.

Josh previously founded modulR, an Inc. 500 fast-growth company that supported the mobile workforce. modulR worked closely with Apple, AT&T, Nike and others on mobile technology support and product development. Inventor and developer of numerous AR, VR and machine learned applications, Josh has continually innovated at the edge and has had 2022 marked on his calendar for a long time.

Raven Zachary
Chief Operating Officer

Raven Zachary is Chief Operating Officer at ARound focused on product delivery and operations. He joins ARound through Stagwell’s acquisition of Object Theory, a leader in creating custom augmented reality applications for businesses using wearables, smartphones, and tablets. Object Theory was a Fast Company “Most Innovative Virtual/Augmented Reality Companies” recipient and one of the first Microsoft agency partners for HoloLens.

Prior to founding Object Theory, Raven spent eight years in the mobile app industry. In 2007, he was the founder of iPhoneDevCamp, the largest iOS development conference outside of Apple’s own Worldwide Developers Conference. The following year, Raven was the director of the official Obama ’08 iPhone app for the Obama Campaign, which led to the formation of Small Society, a mobile application development company. He was responsible for launching mobile applications for Starbucks, Zipcar, Whole Foods Market, the Democratic Party, Amazon, and many other well-known brands. In 2012, he sold Small Society to Walmart, where he directed the mobile product management team, launching a dozen mobile apps and sites for the world’s largest company.

Stagwell Global

Stagwell is the challenger network built to transform marketing. We deliver scaled creative performance for the world’s most ambitious brands, connecting culture-moving creativity with leading-edge technology to harmonize the art and science of marketing.  Led by entrepreneurs, our 10,000+ specialists in 20+ countries are unified under a single purpose: to drive effectiveness and improve business results for their clients. Join us at www.stagwellglobal.com.

ARound is the newest product to join the Stagwell Marketing Cloud, Stagwell’s growing roster of unified SaaS and DaaS products built to give an edge to the modern marketer. It was developed as the winning idea at Stagwell’s annual innovation competition for network talent, which challenges teams to pitch new product ideas to modernize marketing services and pre-empt the needs of tomorrow’s leading brands.
WORK AT
AROUND

We use technology to build scaled AR experiences. Join our engineering team to collaborate on all parts of the development lifecycle and bring engaging/shared products to life.

Unity Developer

Remote / Portland, OR / Minneapolis, MN

Web Developer

Remote / Portland, OR / Minneapolis, MN

3D Artist

Remote / Portland, OR / Minneapolis, MN

Sports Marketing Intern

Minneapolis, MN

 

Spring 2022