Mathieu de Fayet
Mathieu is VP of Strategic Partnerships at Niantic Inc, a startup originally incubated within Google, which builds mobile real-world experiences that foster fun, exploration, discovery and social interaction. Niantic was founded by John Hanke, who previously helmed the Google Geo team (including Google Maps and Google Earth) after his startup Keyhole was acquired by Google. Mathieu joined Niantic at its inception in 2012. Prior to that, Mathieu was the Head of Google’s Partnerships Program for Advertising Agencies. He is an Advisory Board Member at RedVisitor, a Travel and Lifestyle Media Group, and a Mentor at UC Berkeley’s Global Social Venture Competition.
Pokémon GO and Augmented Reality
In the Great Reality Debate, battle is waged between headsets — Morpheus versus HoloLens, Vive versus Rift. Which device holds the key to our next « real » world? But what if the future of augmented and virtual reality does not rest on the success of a single piece of head-strapped hardware and instead is already in your pocket? Mathieu de Fayet, VP […]