Creating new realities – films, games and technology
2.15pm-3.45pm – 9 FEBRUARY 2017
Herman is the cofounder and CEO of Improbable, a London-based technology startup born out of Cambridge University. Improbable is creating SpatialOS, a computation platform which enables developers to build large-scale, complex simulations running across thousands of machines in the cloud.
Improbable is active in multiple civil and commercial industries, including gaming, telecommunications, infrastructure and security, with investment from some of the world’s most admired venture capitalists. Improbable currently has a team of 130, including top software engineering talent from world-renowned academic institutions and companies such as Google, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Microsoft.
Herman holds a computer science degree from Cambridge, and is interested in the potential impact that powerful, virtual worlds will have on how we think, play and make decisions