ABOUT US

vSpatial is all about two things: people and productivity. The choice to create a platform for productivity in the virtual world was natural. We firmly believe that VR has and will continue to revolutionize the way we get work done. With offices in Dallas, TX and Silicon Slopes in Provo, UT, our team is committed to equip you with innovative tools designed to maximize your productivity. MEET OUR TEAM:

Richard Platt

Founder | President / CEO

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Richard is a full-time CEO and part-time developer at vSpatial.  As CEO he provides vision and leadership, but as a developer he opportunistically dabbles in his first professional love of programming and design.  Working alongside the development team, Richard is able to participate first-hand in product development.

Among his other ventures prior to founding vSpatial, Richard was the technical founder of Selsius Systems which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 1998 for about $150M. Under his engineering leadership at Cisco, these original Selsius products became the Cisco Call Manager and Cisco IP Phone lines which today are a multi-billion dollar business for Cisco. Richard went on to function as a VP/GM at Cisco for a new business venture focused on small business products which he helped grow from $0 to $200M over 3 years. Richard is an author/co-author of many patents in the field of networking and communications.

John Sallaway

Co-Founder | Board Member | COO

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John serves full-time as the COO at vSpatial and is responsible for ensuring that day-to-day operations align with the company’s business plan. 

Having been born with an entrepreneurial spirit, John started his first venture at age 14, which he eventually sold to pay for law school. Prior to joining vSpatial, John enjoyed a successful legal career where he both practiced law and gained valuable management experience. John became a managing partner of a Dallas-based law firm and managed the growth of the firm from 15 attorneys to 60 attorneys over the course of three years. During those three years, John was instrumental in increasing the firm’s annual revenue ten-fold. John thrives on developing a spirit of teamwork among his co-workers and is known for leading teams that exceed expectations, even in the midst of high pressure and time constraints.

David Tucker

Co-Founder | Chairman of the Board

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David was the co-founder of Selsius Systems and as its CEO guided it through a successful acquisition by Cisco Systems where he functioned as a vice-president.

He is recognized throughout the industry as an expert in telecommunications, IP networking infrastructures, sales and marketing, and building profitable business models. David is an innovative and highly focused technology business leader who assembles and leads top talent to leverage technology transitions and winning business value.  David has a proven track record of recognizing business technical opportunities and building organizations to capture market share and lead the industry. David is also known for building loyal and productive teams, that are highly motivated to win.

Pascal Menezes

Board Member

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Pascal is a proven technology thought leader, sales evangelist, product manager and seasoned IP architect with close to 30 years of experience in internetworking, next-generation information systems, and communication architectures.

Pascal currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and Advisory Director to MEF a non-profit forum which standardized a $80B market with over 230+ members.  He is an expert on cloud scale architectures, real-time media networks, Software Defined Networks , Network Function Virtualization and Lifecycle Service Orchestration. He is a former Principal from Microsoft Skype for Business Global Carrier Group where he spent close to 10 years working on many real-time media and network technologies.

Pascal has done five startups with multiple successes, has received numerous industry awards and has presented extensively in numerous events globally.   Pascal holds 4 patents with 25 additional patents pending and has co-authored many standards in the IETF, MEF, IMTC and Broadband Forum (MPLS).

Son Tran

Principal Engineer

Mitch Ricks

Product Manager

Daniel Platt

Project Manager

Thomas Keene

Senior Software Developer

Gordon Cooper

Software Developer

Henry Schaefer

Associate Software Engineer

Seth Condie

Associate Software Engineer

David Swanson

Senior Designer

John Goodman

UI/UX Designer

Emily Jones

Graphic Designer