Rolf Herken Founder, CEO and CTO of MINE
Rolf Herken is one of the most respected and connected visionaries in the software technology industry, specifically in the computer graphics software component and Cloud platform technology fields, and is widely known for his ability to recognize strategic business opportunities and to find and manage world-class engineering teams in a global environment.
In 1986, he founded the company mental images in Berlin and turned it into the recognized international leader in providing component and platform software for the creation, manipulation and visualization of 3D content, driving the company’s innovative technologies and products since its inception.
In 1999, he founded the company incremental images in San Francisco to develop the world’s first cloud-based scalable software platform for interactive 3D content accessible from any device. After selling the subsequently merged companies, he left mental images in 2011 to create MINE and Reality Ventures.