We are proud to introduce former head of Epic Games and legendary video game executive/technologist Mike Capps as an advisor and investor in Altis' $10.8MM seed round prior to its close last month. He joins a stacked list of professional athletes and experienced business executives who are helping Altis bring the future of fitness to homes and facilities around the world.
"I'm so excited to be working with the Altis team on what I consider a true milestone in the fitness category - the application of real-world AI and computer vision in a gamified, interactive experience designed to help improve the lives of human beings using the best knowledge exercise science has to offer, at scale, and accesible in people's homes and gyms around the world."
BIO: Dr. Michael Capps is a well-known technologist and CEO of Diveplane Corporation. Before co-founding Diveplane, Mike had a legendary career in the videogame industry as president of Epic Games, makers of blockbusters Fortnite and Gears of War. His tenure included a hundred game-of-the-year awards, dozens of conference keynotes, a lifetime achievement award, and a successful free-speech defense of videogames in the U.S. Supreme Court.
He’s survived trending on Twitter, iPhone launch events with Steve Jobs, and raising two toddlers. Michael began his career with post-graduate degrees at UNC, MIT, and the Naval Postgraduate School; for his research in VR, he was featured in SIGGRAPH’s historical documentary on computer graphics. He remains a regular host of multiple television series on the Discovery and Science Channels.