A new era for U-Render

U-Render announces a new leadership team.

We are excited to announce that U-Render has a new executive team to lead us into a new era.

Following the successful launch of the Cinema 4D full integration in October 2020 and the latest developments of new features and a user-friendly layout in 2021, now we are very happy and proud to welcome Renate Schneider and Ralph McEntagart as Chief Sales Officer and Chief Product Officer.

Renate is an internationally experienced sales leader with a solid track record and extensive network in the media and entertainment industry. Over a 20-year period, she has successfully grown sales for leading companies such as Alias, Autodesk, Maxon and Corel. Most recently, she acted in a central role advising the RTC RealTime Conference on acquisition of international industry partners.

„I’m very happy to join U-Render and be part of the buzzing industry. As CSO, I´ll be focusing on distributing U-Render products around the world and develop new partnerships. Follow us and get ready to discover the world of realtime rendering and how U-Render can enhance your business.“ – said the new CSO of U-Render.

She brings an extensive experience in leading, building and growing Media & Entertainment companies. She has successfully developed and grown business and channel partnerships in different regions and cultures. In her role as CSO, Renate will partner-up with the CEO and drive U-Render’s overall strategic direction, sales & marketing.

Ralph is a veteran of the VFX business. He joined Foundry during its earliest days in London’s Soho. Over the past 25 years, he has been a part of products such as Nuke, Cinema 4D, After Effects, Modo. Furthermore, he worked on more plugin products than he can count. While at Maxon he expanded his portfolio to include AEC product integrations before moving out of engineering to become Senior Product Manager for several products and Maxon’s customer experience.

“U-Render is some amazing tech, and I’m really looking forward to sharing it with more and more people. Lots of great opportunities and new features to come – watch this space!” – said the new CPO of U-Render

He brings an industry-leading knowledge of end-to-end product development in the Media and Entertainment sector, along with a long-term vision for product opportunities and integrations. In his role as CPO, Ralph will drive the product roadmap and company’s strategic vision.

Leadership Renate Schneider
Renate Schneider, CSO
Leadership Martin Weber
Martin Weber, current CTO and next CEO
Leadership Ralph McEntagart
Ralph McEntagart, CPO

The new leadership team includes not only two new names, but also the original creator of U-Render: Martin Weber.

Martin, founder and current Chief Technology Officer, will replace Daniel Brandstätter as Chief Executive Officer, who is leaving his role to focus on other businesses.

Both beginners and experienced users know that U-Render’s goal is reducing friction in creative and decision-making processes. U-Render gives you the best real-time rendering experience and it’s the ideal solution for look development, design ideation and creative experimentation.


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