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Erol Vekil

Executive VP of EnVu

Erol Vekil is the executive VP of EnVu, Stratacache group of companies, world leaders in digital signage, consumer analytics and experiential technologies.

He has previously managed four technology companies worldwide, including Toronto-based inventors of gesture recognition Gesturetek.

Erol has also participated in various organizations including business ethics, social justice and gender equality.

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Why Do We Act Like We'll Live Forever?

The truth is most of us cannot achieve a majority of our dreams and just when we think we did, we realize that there's still something hollow and unfulfilling within our inner selves. We are fed constantly with an unrealistic philosophy of optimism; one of the many defensive strategies conjured to fill the void created in one's inner self. The notion that life is auspicious and alluring has to be embedded into our minds in order to deflect and distract us from the epilogue.
04/28/2017 05:23 EDT
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Why I Don't Rush To Take Prescription Drugs

Let me start saying that from my "experience," and that's what this article is all about (not expertise), probably most of my visits to doctors and specialists as a patient have been a waste of my time, plus a misuse of all kind of resources depending on where one is living and what kind of insurance one would have.
02/15/2017 05:22 EST
What People Are Getting Wrong About The Gawker ASSOCIATED PRESS

What People Are Getting Wrong About The Gawker Case

It all started when Terry Bollea a.k.a. Hulk Hogan filed a defamation suit against Gawker Media some time ago. It was later established (by admission) that the billionaire PayPal founder Peter Thiel was paying the legal expenses for Hogan (Bollea) because he did not approve of Gawker's journalistic ethics.
06/03/2016 03:31 EDT