Herve Fontaine


Vice President Virtual Reality B2B and Business Development at HTC

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Launched only 1 year ago, the HTC Vive has been adopted very fast by the Industry thanks to its full room scale feature and a very accurate positional tracking system. With vive Business Edition, Vive Trackers, Viveport Enterprise, HTC is the only mass market HMD developing a full proposition for use at work. With native support from the main CAD and simulation industry platforms as well as many independent software developers for visualisation, simulation, distant collaboration and support from the largest realtime (game) engines, the HTC Vive Business Edition allows enterprises to leverage on the power of VR for many different tasks at low cost.

Herve leads the development of HTC’s new Virtual Reality business, HTC Vive, in the professional segment as well as business development activities with large software partners and start-ups in Europe.

From virtual showrooms for car brands, home configurators to experience what your future home will be like, to VR based university platforms for learning through VR experience, virtual reality offers boundless opportunities to change the way we work, learn or entertain ourselves.

Herve joined HTC in 2012 leading European sales for HTC smartphone business. He previously worked for France Telecom (Orange) in Japan and later in France where he was responsible of marketing for mobile services. He then joined Sony Group where he held various Sales and Marketing leadership positions at Sony Ericsson’s European Headquarter in Munich and in Beijing where he was leading Sales and marketing for China and Hong Kong.