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Miguel Rodrigues joins Ultraleap as SVP Product

Posted; February 2, 2023

Ultraleap announces the appointment of Miguel Rodrigues as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product as the company continues its mission to remove boundaries between physical and digital worlds.

Miguel has extensive experience in building and leading global product organisations. He comes to Ultraleap from the TV sector where he focused on the different ways people experience TV and media content. Most recently he held the SVP Product post at Kaltura, a video streaming company that listed on the NASDAQ in 2022. He previously led Vodafone’s TV efforts as the Group Head of TV Product where he led their global TV business.  

Reporting to Ultraleap’s CEO, Tom Carter, Miguel will provide strategic leadership in the development of Ultraleap’s world class products and solutions, ensuring they offer customers the best experience possible. He will also lead the product teams across the XR, Out-of-Home and Automotive verticals.  

Miguel Rodrigues has joined Ultraleap as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) Product

Tom Carter, CEO at Ultraleap, said: “Miguel joins Ultraleap at a crucial point in our scale-up journey as we look to bring our technology to even more products and into the hands of more people. His proven background in leading product teams will amplify and grow the excellent people we already have in our Product team and bring a different perspective to the Executive team. 

“With experience in transforming the way people experience and interact with content, Miguel is well-placed to help Ultraleap ensure that anyone, anywhere can use hand tracking and mid-air haptics technologies.” 

Miguel Rodrigues added: “I’ve always been focused on how to build products that people love and how to bring simplicity to the way consumers interact with them. Ultraleap is creating ground-breaking technologies that I believe are essential to the way consumers will engage with the content of tomorrow. I can’t think of a better place to be building the future. 

“I've had the honour of working with and leading some of the most amazing and talented people in technology and I can already tell Ultraleap will be no different. I’m very glad to be joining the team to help the company in the next step of its journey.” 

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About Ultraleap

Ultraleap’s world-leading hand tracking and unrivalled mid-air haptic technologies allow you to engage with the digital world naturally - without touching surfaces. No touchscreens. No controllers. No keypads. From enhancing 2D screens to developing fully immersive 3D experiences, Ultraleap powers natural, safe and effortless digital interaction in the increasingly connected world. 

Ultraleap employs more than 150 people across Europe, North America and Asia. It has become the first to offer the full vertical stack of software and hardware to enable spatial computing for the automotive, out of home, industrial, XR, entertainment and medical sectors.  

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