Alterface, a leading manufacturer of interactive and media-based attractions around the world, have announced the appointment of Gillian Basso as new chief information officer.

The appointment is aimed at developing Alterface’s innovation across interactive attractions in the themed entertainment market.

With a master’s degree in interactivity and a doctorate in Artificial Intelligence, Gillian will lead Alterface’s software division and will streamline the recast of the Alterface Salto show control software, supporting more immersive and customised experiences for customers.

Benoit Cornet, CEO and founder of Alterface, commented on the new appointment:

“We are very pleased to welcome Gillian to our team. He brings a wealth of technology expertise and know-how in the fields of simulation and interactivity. His mission is to keep Alterface at the forefront of interactive technology so we can continue to offer the most innovative user-centric attractions.

“With our Erratic Ride we have just engineered a new platform for simulation and show control of more complex situations, which shows the extensive capabilities of our interactive tools. It’s now time to structure this in such a way that it can be further optimised,” Cornet added.