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Virtual Reality Visionary Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs Selected To Join Mobile World Congress 'Entertainment Showcase'

On Latest Stop in Global Campaign to Be Elected The World's First "President of VR" Debuts "I AM MY AVATAR" Campaign Music Video

Honoring Late 'Motorhead' Founder Lemmy Kilmister on the Heels of Emotional Grammy© Awards Tribute

LOS ANGELES and BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionary entrepreneur Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs has been selected to represent the rapidly expanding Virtual Reality (VR) industry as the voice of 'all things' VR, as a speaker on the highly anticipated 'Entertainment Showcase' conference panel of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the leading industry conference for mobile technology and related industries.  The conference panel takes place on the GSMA Mobile World Showcase stage, on Tuesday, February 23, from 1 PM2 PM (CET)/12 PM1 PM (GMT), in Barcelona, Spain.  A cyber-celebrity and global VR visionary, NEVERDIE Jacobs' participation on the panel will accompany a headlining appearance at the MWC's companion Gamelab Mobile confab where he will lead the industry-leading group's discussion on 'games skills as currency' in the emerging VR world.  The panel joins a slate of appearances with top technology executives which is the most recent stop on a global press tour to promote his campaign to become the first-ever 'President of Virtual Reality."  (#voteNEVERDIE)

Mobile World Congress will also serve as the debut of "I AM MY AVATAR," NEVERDIE's first campaign video.   Dedicated to longtime friend 'Motorhead' frontman Lemmy Kilmister and released just days after the music legend's highly-touted Grammy© Awards tribute, the rock-and-roll, message-filled music video features Paul Inder Kilmister, son of the famed rocker, who is a NEVERDIE supporter.

See the Debut Video: 

"The President of Virtual Reality will be more influential than the newly elected President of the United States," states Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs, while pledging to create over one billion jobs in the position's first four year term.   "In the next eight years, VR has the staggering potential to create massive global job opportunities, to counter job losses resulting from breakneck advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and Robotics."

Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs' President of Virtual Reality campaign platform was born by the need to maximize the rapidly changing behavior of consumers as they evolve from passive consumers of entertainment and media into a much more active role -- creating, curating and interacting with content.  Everything ranging from television, music, politics to sports all blur boundaries between physical and digital (virtual) experiences, NEVERDIE's experience in the virtual world will enable him and a cabinet of advisers to help millions maximize the potential of this transition. 

About Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs - In 2008 Jon NEVERDIE Jacobs' 'Asteroid Club NEVERDIE' entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Valuable Virtual item.  Continuing virtual world success lead NEVERDIE to create NEVERDIE Studios - bringing pop culture to Virtual Reality by developing VR experiences for some of entertainments' greatest icons including King Kong, Michael Jackson and Lemmy.

In 2015 NEVERDIE launched a campaign to become the first President of Virtual Reality in a quest to champion a future where everyone will have the chance to make a living and fulfill their dreams in VR.

The Election for the President of Virtual Reality is organized by 'Mindark' the developer of 'Entropia universe' (the leading virtual reality universe that has a REAL cash economy).  

After the first Virtual Reality President is elected in March, Entropia Universe will become the first Virtual Reality platform and MMO to become self-governed by its user base.   Mindark, the developer of the Entropia Universe will act as a Congress to provide checks and balances while the players will vote upon key issues that will affect their worlds and investments.

Mindark invites everyone over the age of 14 to claim their Virtual Reality citizenship and register to vote in the upcoming historic election for the first President.   The elected official will work with an initial operating budget, promote strategic alliances between the VR government and real world groups/institutions.   

Please visit  Polls will close on March 27, 2016.

As part of this landmark new initiative – hardware and software developers, publishers and creators are encouraged to join the Virtual Reality Coalition in support of the creation of the Avatar Bill of Rights as a means to galvanize the VR community. 

For more information, to register and vote in this monumental election, please visit: 

Jon NEVERDIE has partnered with 'Talenthouse,' the world's leading open source creative platform, to invite artists to submit visual assets that can be shared through NEVERDIE Studios' social channels, promoting the "Vote NEVERDIE" campaign.  For more information, please visit:

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