Thomas Alt founded Metaio, Inc in February 2003 together with Peter Meier and is currently serving as the CEO in both Munich, Germany and San Francisco, California. His professional experience with Augmented Reality solutions includes working at Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg. During the two years he spent there, he was the driving force behind implementing the virtual techniques used for manufacturing planning. Thomas received his PHD in 2002 from Otto-Von-Guerike Universität Magdeburg, where he focused his dissertation on Augmented Reality. After receiving his PHD he entered in and won the Futuresax business plan contest. The money earned from this contest he used to create Metaio, Inc. Thomas is a featured guest speaker at various international conferences as well as a guest-lecturer at the Technical University of Munich.

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