Ultrahaptics appoint new Vice President Strategic Partnerships
February 15th, 2016 –Ultrahaptics, the mid-air haptic feedback technology company, today announced the appointment of Robin Alter as VP of Strategic Partnerships. Robin will be based in San Francisco, joining Alex Driskill-Smith, VP Business Development for North America, as part of the expanding team in the US.
Robin’s experience spans building three VC-funded start-ups in the US, Asia Pacific and Europe to being the CEO of Swapdom as well as being the CEO of Kreeda Games India. Prior to joining Ultrahaptics Robin worked with a variety of companies with new technologies such as wearables, virtual reality, IoT, brainwave readers and algorithmic trading, specifically in the gaming, health and education markets.
“The expertise Robin has demonstrated in developing the strategic partnerships throughout his career make him the perfect addition to our growing team,” said Steve Cliffe, CEO Ultrahaptics. “He joins us at an exciting time as we develop the technology and strengthen developing relationships across multiple markets where mid-air haptic feedback will help companies increase ROI and develop products with a more satisfying user interface.”
“Ultrahaptics is an exceptional company and I’m delighted to be joining the team,” said Robin Alter, VP of Strategic Partnerships Ultrahaptics. “The technology is something that I believe will revolutionise the way people interact with technology, but what I find most exhilarating about it is that it isn’t just limited to one market. This really is the next big thing in Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and I’m looking forward to seeing where we can take it.”