Thomas von Wantoch
Thomas von Wantoch is co-founder, co-CEO and CFO of the deep tech startup OQmented. He is driven by the idea to realize stylish, all-day wearable Augmented Reality glasses.
Thomas studied Electronics & Information Technology at the University of Kiel. He worked as research assistant at the university’s chair of Control & Automation from 2010-2012 before he joined Fraunhofer ISIT in Itzehoe. As systems engineer and project manager for MEMS electronics, he deepened his expertise in MEMS scanning technology, e.g., for AR/MR smart glasses projection displays, as team leader, he gained experience in R&D management and customer acquisition. In 2018, Thomas co-founded the OQmented GmbH in Itzehoe, with the goal of commercializing the technology he and his team had developed.
OQmented develops, produces and sells display solutions for lightweight AR/MR eyewear.
Thomas is co-inventor of 10+ patents and author/co-author of ca. 20 publications on MEMS mirror technology and applications.