Gamelab Conference, Founder & President
Ivan Fernandez Lobo is a creative technologist with a deep understanding of the gaming/entertainment media business and over a decade of academic and research experience in the fields of Computer Graphics, Human Computer Interaction and Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality.
He was the co-founder and first ever president of the Spanish Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, a non-profit organisation helping the Spanish games industry to mature, grow and connect internationally in cooperation with the main organisations, private companies and public institutions.
In 2005 he founded Gamelab Barcelona, a global think-tank like conference where industry leaders get together annually to exchange ideas and share lucid visions about the futures of Gaming and Interactive Entertainment.
Gamelab is one of the first professional gaming conferences in Europe and remains to be one of the most prestigious ones for the quality of its content and guests.
Taking advantage of over 15 years of accumulated knowledge, skills and connections, Ivan also advises several innovative gaming related organisations, companies and early stage projects/startups called to disrupt the future of gaming and digital entertainment.