Justin Barad, MD
Dr. Barad is a practicing pediatric orthopaedic surgeon with a Bioengineering degree from UC Berkeley, and an MD from UCLA where he graduated first in his class. He completed his residency at UCLA and his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital. Since 2006 he has been an editor and contributor to medGadget, a popular medical technology news site.
Matt is a veteran game developer with over 15 years professional game development experience, both at large companies including EA and THQ, as well as smaller independent studios. He is an early backer of Oculus' Kickstarter campaign. He uses his Psychology degree to create VR experiences with high levels of presence & immersive interactions.
Brady Evans, MD, MBA
Brady, an orthopaedic surgery resident, attended Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School, where he graduated with an MD and MBA in 2013. He then continued his orthopaedic surgery training in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, where he is currently in his fourth year.
Experience Design Director
Adrienne has led design on a number of products for VR, web, and mobile. She comes with a unique skillset combining over 2 years of immersive technology design expertise with her background in UX & game design. Before starting at Osso VR, Adrienne founded Tomorrow Today Labs, a VR studio in Seattle where she was a co-creator of NewtonVR, a widely used physics-based interaction framework for VR.
Nick is a software engineer with experience in Unity3D, VR physics interactions and room-scale VR design. After graduating from the University of Washington with a CS degree, he immediately began working in virtual reality full-time for Tomorrow Today Labs, followed by a full-time position at Unity working on key virtual reality features for their platform. He is also a co-creator of NewtonVR.
Senior Software Architect
Jon is a software architect with over 15 years experience building distributed systems at scale, with companies such as Ticketmaster, Adthena and Huddle. He has designed web, mobile and desktop applications across multiple platforms and cloud environments, involving complex big-data and security requirements.
Design and Medical Illustration
Adriana received her BA degree in Biology from Carleton College. She then entered the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Biomedical Visualization Graduate Program, where she earned her MS degree focusing on virtual and augmented reality in medical education and healthcare. Adriana has partnered with a variety of clients ranging from the Chicago Dental Society to physicians in Ecuador to a high school biology class to create products to solve their specific needs.
Senior Technical Artist
Ariel earned his BFA in Computer Art from Savannah College of Art and Design. His career began in the film industry with Tippett Studio creating FX and ROTO artwork. In 2005 he entered the game industry as a Technical and VFX Artist creating console games for EA and Activision. His recent experience includes Mobile and Web platforms at Zynga and Storm8 where he contributed artwork, tools, software, pipelines and artistic leadership.
Thomas Krummel, MD
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
Emile Holman Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Surgery,
Stanford University School of Medicine
Dr. Krummel is the co-director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, Chairman of the Fogarty Institute for Innovation Board of Directors, President of the International Scientific Committee at IRCAD (University of Strasbourg), and an award-winning inventor of surgical training systems. He is a recipient of one of the first NIH Phased Innovation R21/R33 programs to develop collaborative simulation-based surgical training systems, receiving two ComputerWorld Smithsonian Awards for his work. He is also author or co-author of over 300 publications, chapters, abstracts and books. Previously, he has held leadership positions in many of the important surgical societies, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and was the President of the American Pediatric Surgical Association for 2013-2014.
Nelson SooHoo, MD
Scientific Advisory Board
Residency Program Director, Department of Orthopaedics,
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Dr. SooHoo is a Professor and Residency Program Director for the UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been committed to resident and medical student education during his career at UCLA and remains immersed in curriculum design for all levels of students, medical providers, and physician learners.