Team: Roger van der Laan, Vice President of Engineering

Roger van der Laan is a technology inventor with a 20+ year track record of bringing wild ideas to reality. His creative solutions to tough engineering challenges in both real-time software and hardware have resulted in revolutionary products and 70 issued U.S. patents with over 50 more pending.

As Vice President of Engineering, Roger leads MOVA hardware and software development, both with existing Contour technology and future technologies.

Roger joined Rearden Labs in 2004 and has since co-invented and implemented technologies ranging from the Mova Contour motion capture system used for Brad Pitt’s character in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, which won an Oscar® for “Best Achievement in Visual Effects,” to the development of software lens technology, to inventing the core technology for OnLive low-latency cloud gaming technology. As Director of R&D at Delta Beta In-Flight, he designed and built the world’s first self-contained, distributed In-Flight Entertainment system that delivered Video on Demand to each passenger.