Alex Driskill-Smith of Ultraleap at our "Spanning the Senses in Design" series.
President of Ultraleap
Alex joined Ultraleap (formerly Ultrahaptics) as Vice President of Business Development (North America) in 2016 and is currently President of Ultraleap Inc. He heads the sales, marketing, product and engineering teams based in Ultraleap’s Silicon Valley office which he opened in 2017. Previously, he was Senior Director of Strategy and Business Development at Samsung, where he led a team driving innovations and investments in semiconductors, datacenter architecture, human-computer interaction, augmented and virtual reality, and autonomous machines and robotics. He joined Samsung in 2011 through Samsung’s acquisition of Grandis, a semiconductor memory start-up, where he served as Vice President of Business Development. Earlier in his career, he held engineering positions at IBM and Hitachi. He holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from the University of Cambridge, U.K., an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and eight patents.