Virtual Reality Startup

Founder/Chief Technology Officer, May 2016 – Present

Wrote “Getting started with React VR” by Packt Publishing.

The Consumer Virtual Reality market will be $5.2B by 2018. Formed a stealth mode startup to reenter this field; heavily invested during the last VR wave, this wave will crest. Business development, product launch, networking.

  • Developing VR applications
    • Enterprise (Oracle data visualization),
    • and entertainment (“Gnome Invasion” a garden gnome bowling game, like miniature golf)
  • Identified 3+Unity bugs within 2 weeks, one blocking issue by debugging. Unity developed a fix.
  • Identified workaround to Android SDK breaking issue in Unity
  • ACM SIGGRAPH (Association of Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group in Graphics) VR Pioneer, based on 20+ years of VR experience (SIGGRAPH 94).
  • 10+ years VR experience (current + first VR wave experience w/CompuServe). Paid speaker at Game Developer’s Convention, on AI, VR and 3D Graphics rendering toolkits (during first wave of VR)
  • Blender, Landscape visualization (Vue/World Machine), light 3D Modeling.

C3 Business Solutions, Inc

Chief Technology Officer, Dec 2015 – 2016

Oversaw all technical aspects of C3 Biz; directed all (45) employees in programming and technical support departments, established company Cloud strategy, and project management.

  • Developed offshore support plan to reduce costs, increase profits, and increase customer satisfaction by going to 24×7 support for all database support. Devised business strategy for increasing US utilization and providing more responsive customer support.
  • Lead generation for Major Oracle ERP AIX to Linux project (Harbor Freight, 13TB database). Developed overall tech strategy, project review, acting PM.
  • Business development for The Rubicon Project, Oracle R12.1.3+ upgrade including presales/lead generation
  • Developed Bank of Internet financial PaaS payment interface project, part of Cloud architecture strategy
  • Devised a strategy to manage $1M+ of IT infrastructure serving 40 business with 10K+ users.
  • Enabled real-time tracking of 40+ data centers when spearheaded implementation of monitoring dashboard; first CTO out of 7 to accomplish this. Saved over $10M in licensing costs implemented open source monitoring and built custom Oracle connectors (for Nagios/Shinken) in Python.
  • Implemented code quality and mandatory reviews; increased shipping interface speed from 90 seconds to less than 300ms per shipping label a 27K% improvement
  • Via SCRUM/Agile implementation; went live with first project on time and with 40% less bugs.
  • Implemented source control; first time source is saved and searchable for all developers, enabling code reuse, reducing costs
  • Mentored numerous employees on technology and consulting