Rene Schulte

Azure Mixed Reality / AI Deep Learning / Quantum Computing



René Schulte is Director of Global Innovation, Research & Incubation at Valorem working with teams across the globe working on emerging technologies like 3D volumetric video streaming, the AR Cloud enabling large, cross-platform user experiences with real-world persistence. He is a creative developer and thought leader with a passion for UX, (Edge) Cloud computing and deep technical knowledge from more than 15 years in VR/AR/MR/XR technology and 3D programming, developing for the Microsoft HoloLens since 2015, was featured on Forbes and is listed as VR/AR/MR dev influencer. He also coded AI deep learning neural networks before it was cool and is leveraging modern AI to empower humans. Also working on applied Quantum Computing and today's impact. He is a frequent (keynote) speaker and panelist at conferences like //build, Ignite, Univ. Heidelberg, Unite, Vision VR/AR Summit, VRDC (GDC), AWE, ESA, RTC, VRARA and more. Blogs about many topics. He also created popular open source libraries like WriteableBitmapEx and the AR library SLARToolKit. He was honored several times for his dev community work with the Microsoft MVP award, recognized as Microsoft Regional Director and Advisory Board member for the VR/AR Association and XR Bootcamp. He is an avid cyclists and lives in Dresden, Germany with his wife and their 5 children.