Our Team

 
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Joseph Cathey

Founder & EXPeRIENCE Designer

Founder and Chief Experience Designer at Capitol Interactive, Joseph has created VR, AR, and 360 experiences for Discovery Communica- tions, US Postal Service, and AARP. He has lectured on the use cases of virtual reality for numerous events and organizations, as well as on User Experience Design for VR at UMBC and on VR as a tool for public diplomacy at the US State Department. His work at Capitol Interactive has transported thousands of viewers to the depths of the ocean, faraway lands, and new worlds.

Previously, Joseph headed Product Management for ViiMed, a telemedicine company in DC, where he helped create digital educational tools for behavioral health programs in conjunction with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

As organizer of the DCVR Meetup, Joseph has organized dozens of events and activities to grow the local VR community into an inclusive collective of nearly 2,000 designers, developers, and filmmakers. By empowering people everywhere to explore the world around them with a new lens, Joey hopes to spark conversation on how we can use technology to create a better reality for everyone.

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Rob Cloutier

ART Director

Rob has been a 3D cinematic animator and compositor for over 24 years. He has worked on games such as Sid Meier's Civilization IV, as well as with government agencies such as NASA, USPS and Department of Defense.

 As an animator with Digital History Studios, he has also worked with educational organizations such as Discovery Communications, the Smithsonian Institution and the Newseum in Washington DC.

Rob recently helped produce the Berlin Wall Virtual Reality Experience for the Newseum, creating the 3D assets for the project.