Sami Hamid

VR Producer & Co-Founder at Glitch Studios AS


Sami is an experienced international project manager who has over 10 years of project management under his belt. His adventures have seen him in critical roles in projects including the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics and 2010 Shanghai World Exposition. Sami has been in the virtual reality industry since early 2015 producing both small and large scale projects using early hardware development kits while creating and managing a VR production team consisting of developers, designers and 3D artists. Apart from co-founding Glitch Studios, Sami is also the Virtual Reality Lab Director for VR1, a Crytek led incubation initiative mentoring grass root VR projects & teams to learn and experiment with this emerging technology. He is also a VR Evangelist organising and attending VR community events and conferences around Europe and Turkey. Sami is a gamer at heart, having spent much of his youth immersed in video games of all genres. He is a self-taught programmer, certified Unity developer, and enjoys developing indie VR projects in his spare time. He believes video game mechanics and game architecture are fundamental building blocks in the creation of compelling and unique virtual reality experiences.

IT Weekend Ukraine 2017 & Ukrainian IT Awards 2017 16a Parkova Rd, Kyiv, Ukraine
Convention & Exhibition Centre PARKOVY
16 Sep 2017