Leadership Team

Our passion for augmented reality is what drives our business and scientific work. We change the way people interact with technology. Based in Graz, Austria we are busy working on the next big thing in mobile augmented reality.

Stefan Hauswiesner, CEO

Stefan has a decade of experience in augmented reality research with a focus on image-based methods. He is a passionate paraglider and obtained his PhD for his work on "Efficient Image-based Augmentations".

Philipp Grasmug, CTO

Philipp is a senior software engineer specialized in 3D reconstruction and pose estimation. He obtained his master's degree for his work on multi-frame rate rendering for augmented reality… and he is a daring downhill biker.

Philipp Pani, COO

Philipp is a senior software engineer specialized in web technologies. His work is focused on cloud computing and big data. The enthusiastic bass-player and cyclist graduated from the Graz University of Technology.

Dieter Schmalstieg, Chief Scientist

Professor Dieter Schmalstieg is one of the world’s leading experts in augmented reality and the director of the Department of Computer Graphics and Vision at Graz University of Technology. He has authored over 300 publications, patents and the leading technical book on augmented reality. His research includes augmented and virtual reality, computer graphics, visualization and human-computer interaction.

Advisory board

John A. Heugle

Mitra Partners Inc.

John A. Heugle formerly worked as a director at Google X, the secret innovation arm of Google. An expert in highly successful company transformations, John Heugle has a long history in restructuring and leading technology companies to achieve best-in-class performance.

Prof. Stefan H. Thomke

Harvard Business School

Professor Stefan H. Thomke, an authority on the management of innovation, is the William Barclay Harding Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He has worked with US, European and Asian firms on product, process, and technology development, organizational design and change, and strategy.

Prof. Christian Ramsauer

Graz University of Technology

Professor Christian Ramsauer is a full time professor and head of the Department of Innovation and Industrial Management. He formerly worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company focusing on strategy, product and process development for companies in Europe and the US.