Joseph Cathey

Founder & EXPeRIENCE Designer

Joseph has created VR, AR, and 360 experiences for Discovery Communications, 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.

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.


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.




Mitch is an award-winning journalist, digital media executive and was executive producer at CNN.com. He has created immersive storytelling products for online, mobile and emerging platform distribution, including virtual and augmented reality. As a reporter, he earned a Pulitzer Prize and as CTO at the Newseum he worked at the intersection of content and technology.


AJ Loayza

Immersive Content Developer


ALi Everitt

Immersive Content Developer