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Who We Are

We’re a group of multidisciplinary tech enthusiasts with a passion for augmented reality. 


We see ourselves as AR Ambassadors, continuously pushing the envelope and building some of the most amazing augmented reality projects out there. 


Whether you would like to build a new and exciting AR tool or just want to have a chat with like-minded individuals, please don't hesitate to get in touch.  

"If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you."

Steve Jobs

Our Team

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Sven Franken

CEO & Founder

Serial IT entrepeneur in innovative tech with proven start-up/scale up/M&A record; growing start-ups to +200 FTE Tech Hubs. Successfully completing A.I. Management missions in Telecom & Finance.  Leading consultant in fintech payment processing.

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Sven Van de Perre

CCO & Co-founder

20 years of experience in videogames, gamification, human behaviour and user experience. Consumer AR has been his sole point of focus focus for over three years.

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Frederiek Pascal


Digital veteran who built the largest Belgian video-game community, founded the award-winning digital agency Sevenedge and masterminded Europe’s biggest AR experience: The Ghent Altarpiece.

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Ivan Ivanovski


Software engineer who boldly goes where no one has gone before.
As a veteran of more than 10 years within the AR and VR software development industry, Ivan leads our development lab in Macedonia. 

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Ilse Van Damme

General Manager

Tropos AR Americas 

As General Manager of Tropos AR Americas, Ilse - together with her team of AR and Data Science specialists - is coordinating all our activities in the USA and LATAM.

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Gregory T'Kint

Marketing Manager

Eternal tech enthusiast with 25 years of marketing experience across territories and industries.  He caught the digital marketing bug back in 1999 but has yet to find the antidote.

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Glen Johnston

Animation Wizard

The man behind Ammonite animation and Tropos AR’s trusted partner when it comes to graphics. Only 27 years of age but one of the biggest talents in the business.

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Mauro Serra

Spatial Audio Engineer

What Glen does in graphics, Mauro does in audio. This SAE Glasgow alumni specialises in spatial audio and sound design for creative media.

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Dries Schaballie

AR & VR Digital Designer

Dries is an industry veteran with over +15 years of experience in next gen digital design. He's currently defining the future of interaction in augmented reality. Dries' strong visual design skills  are perfectly aligned with Tropos AR's visionary goals.