Alterface has announced the appointment of Gillian Basso as new chief information officer. He will spur further innovation across interactive attractions in the themed entertainment market, securing Alterface’s leadership position in advanced interactive and user-centric technology.
Gillian obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science at UTBM in France, and presents an impressive international track record across international universities and institutions. With a Master degree in Interactivity and a Doctorate in Artificial Intelligence, he has actively participated in several research programmes. The most recent one is ParkAR at the Louvain university, led by Alterface to research Augmented Reality on park visitor experiences. Gillian will lead the Alterface software division and work closely together with the IP and creative departments.
Benoit Cornet, CEO & Founder of Alterface, comments: “We are very pleased to welcome Gillian to our team. He brings a wealth of technology expertise and know-how in the fields of simulation and interactivity. His mission is to keep Alterface at the forefront of interactive technology so we can continue to offer the most innovative user-centric attractions. With our Erratic Ride we have just engineered a new platform for simulation and show control of more complex situations, which shows the extensive capabilities of our interactive tools. It’s now time to structure this in such a way that it can be further optimised.”