Gerwin serves as Executive Vice President Cinema and Chief Technology Officer (acting) at Barco NV. He is an entrepreneur at heart and has advanced image science and technologies for the cinema industry over the last two decades both through tech start-ups and in established media and technology companies in R&D, business development and senior management roles. He joined Barco in 2016 through the acquisition of his start-up company that innovated in the fields of computer graphics, computational imaging and laser projection.  Gerwin holds a mechatronics engineering degree from the German Hochschule Karlsruhe - Technik und Wirtschaft as well as a PhD in Computer Science (Graphics) from the University of British Columbia, Canada.