Derek Belch

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Derek Belch (born 1985)[1] is the founder and CEO of virtual reality company Strivr, which helps corporations to create and administer courses for employee training.[2] He was the graduate assistant football coach at Stanford University until 2014 when he left to launch his company.[2] Belch has a BA in Communication, an MA in Journalism, and an MA in Media Studies, all from Stanford.[3] He also has an MBA from University of Southern California.[4] In 2017, Sports Business Journal included him in their "Forty Under 40" list.[5] While at Stanford he was a kicker for the Stanford Cardinal football team.[1]


  1. ^ a b Nast, Condé. "Taking Virtual Reality for a Test Drive". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  2. ^ a b Kolodny, Lora (2018-10-09). "Strivr CEO Derek Belch left a dream job coaching football at Stanford to help others train for theirs". CNBC. Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  3. ^ "Derek Belch - Special Teams Graduate Assistant - Staff Directory". Stanford University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  4. ^ "Derek Belch". Wharton on Business Radio 132. Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  5. ^ April 10; 2017. "Forty Under 40: Derek Belch". Retrieved 2019-12-05.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
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