Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) February 15, 2008
The Association of Virtual Worlds is proud to announce Dave Elchoness, J.D. as its first Executive Director. The http://www.AssociationOfVirtualWorlds.com believes that virtual worlds represent a major information and technological revolution in how we work, play, and live and its mission is to serve those companies and individuals who are dedicated to the advancement of this multi-billion dollar global industry. As an HR attorney, executive, and virtual worlds professional, David Elchoness is the ideal leader to launch and grow this important new organization.
"With Dave's background in law, business, and virtual worlds, his appointment will tremendously further the cause of virtual worlds and help establish the Association as an important global forum for conversation and experimentation," says Edita Kaye, Association founder and editor in chief of http://www.iVinnie.com the number one virtual world news network.
"The Association will reach out with a clear value proposition, amplifying the tremendous conversations happening within the industry and bringing them to the public. Most interesting to me is that virtual worlds are a 'green' way of bringing people together on the web and promoting interaction and collaboration among geographically distributed workers," says Elchoness, Founder & CEO at VRWorkplace and Principal at Elchoness Law Firm, LLC. His credentials are impressive: Elchoness is a frequently published author and respected speaker in the area of virtual worlds in the workplace. He also served as an IT outsourcing executive with a Fortune 200 telecommunications provider.
"The Association invites input both from industry insiders and others interested in experimenting with virtual worlds. Now is the time to get involved. With tightening travel budgets, increased globalization, and the drive towards green technologies, virtual worlds will emerge rapidly into the enterprise," says Elchoness. "It is my hope that the Association will be a place for discussion and leadership in this exciting space."
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