Exploring the International Space Station with Magnopus CTO Lap Van Luu


Magnopus CTO Lap Van Luu joins Steve Waskul in the StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at SIGGRAPH 2017. During the interview, Lap Van Luu discusses his work in the visual effects business and the new Magnopus MISSION:ISS project. This VR Experience allows users to explore the International Space Station in VR using the Oculus Rift and Touch.

About Lap Van Luu

Lap Van Lu is an information technology expert with more than 25 years in the information technology industry, and with 15 years specializing in the Media & Entertainment industry. He has held vertical positions from end-to-end, starting in Information Technology support to being Chief Technology Officer.

Having served as CTO at three different companies, Lap Van Luu has lead the implementation of a global network infrastructure servicing 1000+ employees across 5 countries and 14 sites; designing, planning, and implementing a data center build-out to support 2400 servers, and leading a team to support a global network of people worldwide. Lap Van Luu’s specific film credits include; Star Trek Into Darkness, Oblivion, After Earth, The Avengers, Battleship, Super8, and dozens more.