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 IT²EC 2024 - defence training and technology event
Robert Fankhänel

Mr Robert Fankhänel

Chief Operating Officer, HOLOGATE

Experienced Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the computer games, virtual reality, and esports industry. Skilled in Event Management, Management, Product Marketing, Technologies, and Start-ups. Strong operations and business development professional with a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) focused on Applied Computer Technology. Former German military officer.

Co-founder of HOLOGATE with Leif Petersen (CEO) and Jan Ottens(CTO), a world-leading location-based entertainment virtual reality company. 

Robert, Leif and Jan also founded HGXR a HOLOGATE division, a new initiative focused on providing cutting-edge VR training and simulation solutions for various industries like military, security and police. We leverage the expertise and technology developed by HOLOGATE to create immersive and engaging training experiences that help organizations improve their workforce's skills and knowledge.

Passionate about exploring new applications of VR and pushing the boundaries of what's possible in this exciting field, I am dedicated to driving the growth and success of HGXR and HOLOGATE. With a talented team and a commitment to innovation, we are well-positioned to make a significant impact on the VR Entertainment, training and simulation market.