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IVO VAN DER MAREL

August 7, 2019

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Ivo has had an extensive career working on major games, VR, and mobile titles. His career has taken him to global positions in Europe, China, Vietnam, and Canada. Ivo is the founding CTO of UTG Academy, a learning academy focusing on STEM programs for Grades 1 – 12 students that has grown across Canada and now the world. As well has extensive industry experience, Ivo has launched, grown and managed game design departments for Canadian creative arts educators in Shanghai. Ivo has had substantial input into the creation of new VR and games curriculum. Regularly recognised with awards for his teaching, Ivo now brings his deep technical and design skills to Langara Centre of Entertainment Arts, where he is training the next generation of industry disruptors.