CEO at Avegant
A technology industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience bringing world-class consumer products to market. Proven, dynamic leader with a track record of managing, motivating and inspiring global teams, leading the development and commercialization of breakthrough hardware and software solutions.
In his current role as CEO of Avegant, Tewes has raised $50M in venture capital funding. A recognized business and thought leader in video and augmented reality, Tewes now oversees the development, commercialization and marketing of Avegant’s Mixed Reality Light Field Technology.
Before Avegant, Tewes was a member of Logitech’s worldwide leadership team, successfully managing several business units with full P&L responsibility. As General Manager of Logitech Webcams, he launched Logitech’s full lineup of HD Webcams, such as the award-winning C910. He also managed Logitech’s Digital Home unit, which he transformed into a leading home control platform.
As VP of Engineering at Pinnacle Systems, Tewes was responsible for the company’s consumer hardware and software development.
Tewes began his career at Poet Holdings, one of the first German technology startups to receive U.S. venture capital funding. In his role as VP Engineering and Product Development, he built a world-class product team leading up to the company’s successful IPO in 1999.
He holds a Diploma in Computer Science from the Technical University of Berlin.