Vantage Technology, part of WhiteWater’s family of companies, have announced attractions technology veteran, Michael Jungen, as President.  

Michael has a successful track record implementing cutting-edge technologies for the attractions and hospitality industries.

Bringing award-winning experience leading technological advances with the biggest names in attractions  In more than 20 years with Disney, Jungen played a key role in the Disney Parks Next Generation Experience (NGE) project, leading invention, development, and implementation of MagicBand and MyMagic+. 

Prior to NGE, Jungen is proud to have directed teams responsible for innovation initiatives, including single-finger biometrics at park entrances and the Disney Gift Card.  

“I have long said the enduring success of WhiteWater is a direct result of the talent we attract. Michael Jungen is no exception, and I’m delighted to welcome him into our ranks,” said WhiteWater CEO, Geoff Chutter.  

Jungen himself says of the move: “It is as if my entire career has been preparing me for this position. In Vantage I see a platform which can revolutionize how parks connect to both their employees and guests. It is a game changer, and I’m thrilled to take the lead. It perfectly fits my vision to help make venues welcoming, engaging places for all who enter.”  

A spokesperson for the company commented: “The Vantage platform has accelerated the digital transformation in the location-based entertainment vertical. For the very first time, a single platform provides operators a unified approach to digitize and enhance the guest experience, gives them real-time tools to drive efficiency, and a data-driven portal to illuminate critical metrics and merge data silos.”