40 Under 40: James Hsu, Co-founder, CEO & Executive Producer, VRLU

James Hsu

A born-and-raised Las Vegan, James Hsu has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. A successful motivational speaker and author, Hsu hopped at the opportunity to partner with his longtime mentor to launch VRLU. The innovative streaming platform provides educational, entertaining content using groundbreaking virtual reality.

When the pandemic hit, Hsu and his team created the most extensive self-development application in the virtual reality space. They’ve produced over 600 episodes of informative, engaging virtual reality content, totaling over 120 hours and featuring former NFL football players, award-winning animators and legendary speakers like Les Brown. Spearheading this initiative, especially during such a difficult time, is something Hsu takes pride in.

Throughout his career, Hsu has spoken at more than 2,500 events, inspiring and motivating hundreds of thousands of people across the country. He’s penned two books, Mobilizing People and How to Eat Your Way to a Six-Figure Income, and works as a life coach.