Ricardo Montesa, CEO and founder of Brainstorm, was recognized as “Teleco Honoris Causa” at the 19th Edition of the Valencia Telecommunications Night, because of his relevant professional trajectory and contribution to the industry in the Virtual Reality field. This mention was created to recognize professionals who are not Telecommunications Engineers but have made significant contributions to the promotion and development of the Telecommunications Engineering. The Jury acknowledged Ricardo Montesa’s professional trajectory, technological leadership and pioneering spirit in the Virtual Reality field, and his contribution to the development of the Telecommunications and the Audiovisual Industry worldwide.
Ricardo Montesa is Industrial Engineer for the Universitat Politécnica de València (Polytechnic University of Valencia), and started the development of 2D and 3D real-time graphics render engine as his graduation project. He founded Brainstorm in 1993 to introduce and commercialize the eStudio suite, a 3D real-time graphics and virtual reality solution and render engine which has been since then the industry benchmark for such applications. The eStudio render engine is the base on which all Brainstorm products run, including InfinitySet, Aston, BrainNews or OnDemand, and also new template-based products recently introduced at NAB 2017 like SmartSet and AstonElections.