Leap Motion Announces Executive Departure

Keiichi Matsuda to step down as Vice President of Design and Global Creative Director

SAN FRANCISCO (October 23, 2018) — Leap Motion Inc., the leading creator of motion tracking technology for virtual and augmented reality, today announced Keiichi Matsuda will depart from the company. Matsuda led the company’s design research studio in London, delivering fundamental research to help create new standards for interaction design and user experience.

“I’m dedicating my life to exploring the relationship between people and technology. This is a calling I share with Leap Motion, who are not only exploring it, but actively working to define it,” said Matsuda. “I’ve been very fortunate to work with such an immensely talented team, on such an important and unexplored area of design. Together we have broken new ground, and sneaked some heart-stopping glimpses into the future. I’m very grateful for everyone at Leap for their hard work, passion and dedication. We intend to maintain a close relationship, as we work towards our common goal.”

Michael Buckwald, CEO and Co-Founder of Leap Motion, said: “We have the great pleasure of working with some of the greatest minds to support the continued development of our unparallelled hand tracking and leadership in interaction design and user experience. We are thankful for Keiichi’s contributions, which are felt throughout the organization, and look forward to continued collaboration in the future.”

About Leap Motion
Leap Motion’s mission is to break down the barriers between people and technology. The company’s unprecedented tracking technology — a combined suite of software and hardware, allows people to reach into virtual and augmented reality to interact with new worlds. Leap Motion was founded in 2010. It is currently partnering with major headset manufacturers to embed Leap Motion technology into mobile VR and AR products across the globe. The company is privately funded and headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.leapmotion.com.