Nikki Lannen, CEO, War Ducks

Nikki Lannen is a leader in the Virtual Reality space in Ireland.   She is the Founder and CEO of WarDucks; a Virtual Reality studio focused on making high quality games and experiences for the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality platforms.

Nikki runs the IRISH VR MeetUp which takes place every 2 months.  She runs the Virtual Reality Ireland Facebook group and is a regular speaker at conferences including Casual Connect San Francisco 2016 and was a judge on the Irish Early Career Awards 2016. She also represents Irish start-ups on the Technology Ireland board a group that feeds directly in to IBEC.

Her games experience comes through her time at Facebook, where she spent over four years. She was a founding member of the games team there and worked closely with C level executives from the top games businesses in EMEA.  From there, Nikki founded WarDucks. By combining Nikki’s knowledge with a highly skilled development, art and animation team, WarDucks are creating top of class content for virtual and augmented reality platforms.