Jean-Francois Chianetta is a futurist and thought leader in emerging trends in augmented reality. He is a self-proclaimed computer nerd and is passionate about emerging technologies. With a background in mechanical engineering, he founded Augment in 2011 with the vision of merging the digital and physical worlds through augmented reality. Since 2011, he has built one of the leading enterprise augmented reality companies. Backed by Salesforce Ventures, Augment has over 200 clients worldwide including Coca-Cola, Leroy Merlin, Siemens, and Accor Hotels. Jean-Francois has spoken at numerous events across the globe, sharing his insights on AR, including at the Innovation Lab at the National Retail Federation Big Show (NRF), Salesforce Worldtour, and the Augmented World Expo.
Pitches from promising startups that are currently fundraising in order to innovate and solve problems in XR. The following companies will be presenting pitches: Augmented Robotics DigitalTwin Technology GmbH Tutch apelab Augumenta Parallel XR Valkyrie Industries Ltd Volograms Apostera Augment Iristick VividQ