Khaled Shariff

Khaled Shariff

Project Whitecard Inc.

From Research to Reality: Crafting a Driver Training Game Through Rigorous Testing

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Khal Shariff is the CEO of Project Whitecard, a leading company in the realm of game technology for societal betterment. With an impressive 17-year career in the serious games field, Khal has collaborated with esteemed organizations such as NASA, the Canadian Space Agency, and the MacArthur Foundation, where he was a grantee.

Before taking the helm at Project Whitecard, Khal was a Senior Web Developer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. His leadership has been instrumental in the development of transformative initiatives like Street Sense, an award-winning driver training program that has had a significant impact on tens of thousands of drivers in British Columbia. Khal holds a specialized diploma in Internet Systems Specialist from the University of Winnipeg and recently completed a certificate from MIT in “Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods to Manage Complex Systems.” His expertise also extends into healthcare, where he is pioneering the use of Virtual Reality (VR) for diagnostic, therapeutic, and educational applications.

A sought-after speaker and thought leader, Khal is committed to empowering his team and the broader community. His unique blend of technical acumen and humanistic perspective positions him as a driving force for large-scale, impactful change through innovative educational programs and technologies.