Kaarlo Kananen is the CEO and co-founder of Vizor, a pioneering virtual reality software company. He currently leads Vizor’s strategic vision, builds the culture, provides proper resources and oversees the company’s overall performance. An avid influencer in the gaming industry, Kaarlo has over 16 years of gaming and over three decades of visual effects software development experience including programming, software architecture, team and project management. Additionally, Kaarlo specializes in real-time graphics, engine architecture, performance and memory optimization.
Prior to Vizor, Kaarlo lead an engineering team for Nuke, a leading visual effects compositing software at The Foundry in London. Prior to Nuke, Kaarlo worked in the gaming industry at powerhouses such as Housemarque, NAMCO BANDAI and Codemasters, working on both development and management on mobile, PC and console games.