Passionate about business and technology, Kurt completed his master’s degree in 1997 in industrial engineering in Belgium, and started to work at Barco’s simulation team. Responsible for the total visual solution for different type of simulators (such as flight, drive,..) and for entertainment solutions such as planetariums and large domes, he becomes an expert in display and computer HW technology, CGI content creation and other simulation technologies. He runs different management functions from sales engineering to sales executive, business development and international sales management. In 2013 when hired by Barco’s VR division, he leads many strategic growth initiatives, with the development of new strategic vertical segments, setting up the worldwide channel and eco system model as Senior Segment Marketing Manager and later as Market Business Director. In 2017 he leads Barco’s VR division as Business Unit Director, managing the overall global VR business with full P&L responsibility where he successfully launches new group VR solutions in many different segments.