Vitaly Ponomarev



Vitaly Ponomarev

CEO and Founder
WayRay

Vitaly Ponomarev

Vitaly Ponomarev, CEO and founder of WayRay — a developer of holographic augmented reality technologies for advanced connected cars.

Vitaly founded WayRay in 2012. After he nearly got in a car accident, Vitaly came up with an idea of a navigation system displaying a route without distracting a driver from the road. Over the next four years under his leadership WayRay became the first in the world to develop a patented technology for transparent holographic displays.

In 2014 after a successful TechCrunch presentation Vitaly got the invitation from Swiss authorities to develop WayRay in Switzerland. In 2015 he was named in top 100 outstanding innovators of Switzerland according to L’Hebdo newspaper. Vitaly was mentioned among wealthiest people below 40 in Switzerland and one of 20 young and promising entrepreneurs.

Born in 1988 in Chymkent (Kazakhstan), Vitaly currently lives in Geneva (Switzerland).

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