The founder of Neu Ocean, Amir Negm, has been a regular customer for a fine dining chain of restaurants. And our heroine was working for their branch in La Mer, Dubai. She was called Jirlie.
Her true name is Gutierrez Marlie Shea. She is from the Phillipines and she lives in Dubai. When Amir was looking for a name for his innovative virtual character, he thought of Jirlie. He asked the girl if he can use it to name his project and she agreed.