Cofounder and CEO, Improbable
Herman is the cofounder and CEO of Improbable, a London-based technology startup born out of Cambridge University. Improbable is creating SpatialOS, a computation platform which enables developers to build large-scale, complex simulations running across thousands of machines in the cloud. In gaming and entertainment, this enables game makers to create richer, more immersive and persistent virtual worlds. Improbable currently has a team of around 500, including top software engineering talent from world-renowned academic institutions and companies such as Google, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Microsoft and game development talent from many of the best-known studios in the world. Herman holds a computer science degree from Cambridge, and is interested in the potential impact that powerful, virtual worlds will have on how we think, play and make decisions.