Kevin Cornish


About His Business & Career: Kevin Cornish is the founder of Moth+Flame, a VR company that is changing the entertainment game. However, Moth+Flame is not only lending its technology to entertainment companies like Netflix, it is also applying its software to training programs in the public and private sectors. Moth+Flame technology is being used to create immersive learning experiences for companies’ diversity and inclusion training as well as suicide prevention. It has been proven that engagement and focus are drastically increased when programs are delivered via VR as opposed to standard online courses, so the educational benefits of VR have tremendous potential.

Why He Made the Worthy 100: Cornish’s VR technology is poised to revolutionize the way we consume media. Apart from its applications in the movie and television space, the level of engagement generated by VR experiences means that it could revolutionize education as well. Moth+Flame technology is currently being used to administer HR training programs, as well as DEI initiatives,  prevention workshops for serious social issues like suicide and sexual assault, pilot training and more. The application opportunities for VR education are vast, and the impact that a more immersive educational experience can have is significant. Cornish’s technological advancements in the VR space have had an impact across numerous industries as they work collaboratively to find new ways to incorporate the technology.

Industry: Tech

Year Founded: 2015

Headquarters: Brooklyn, N.Y.

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