The Core Team
We are a group of passionate people with backgrounds in games- and construction-industry, academics and software development. Most of us have 15+ years experience from places like Starbreeze, Ubisoft Massive, Stillfront, Dreamler, Stanford where we have been involved in several high profile projects. The team shares a love for constant learning and never backing down from really hard problems. We believe in working close to the hardware, applying cutting edge research and making our own tools from scratch to pushing the boundaries of what is possible.
Patrik Zayas — CEO /co-founder
Patrik has worked as Lead Designer, Lead Developer and Project manager for companies such as Starbreeze and Stillfront. Prior to founding WAVR he founded Goldblue, an online casino, where he worked as CEO for 3 years.
Samuel Zayas — CTO / co-founder
Samuel is a world class developer who has held several roles as Senior Developer in many different business areas, previously at Dreamler and Stillfront. Samuel is exceptionally versatile in terms of understanding and joining technologies togheter.
Johannes Norneby —Lead Developer
Johannes is a 20 year veteran of software and games development at a hardcore level, with several AAA games under his belt from Massive Entertainment (Ubisoft Massive) as well as his own independent projects at nornware AB.
Thomas Wingate — Researcher / Project manager
Thomas has a background in computational geometry and large scale architectural projects and has been involved in Burj al Khalifa, Campus des Wissens to name a few. He has spent 10 years researching technology and methodology for construction industry and has taught at Stanford, Chalmers, KTH and LTH. Prior to WAVR he founded Dreamler, a realtime multiplayer planning software, where he worked as CTO since 2011.
Daniel Benitez — Business Developer / co-founder
Daniel is an entrepreneur who built Starbreeze and Stillfront Studios to become one of the top gaming companines in Sweden and created the most successful AAA games from Starbreeze to date. Furthermore Daniel is the founder of Kontigo Care a medtech company for preventive and rehab technology
Friends of WAVR
Alexander Benitez – Digital Marketing
Massimo Corradini – Communications Evangelist
Linus Hedberg – Student
Helena Foogde — Project AWA developer
Sara Karlsson — Finance and controller