About Arch Virtual
Arch Virtual develops virtual reality applications and tools for business and education. We have a highly experienced team, and a very efficient workflow for creating VR applications.
The company’s founders, Jon and Kandy Brouchoud, come from a background in architecture, where they started using realtime engines to help their clients visualize design ideas. They soon realized the tremendous potential for this technology across a wide variety of industries, and started Arch Virtual as a development agency specifically geared toward creating high quality VR applications for business.
While architectural visualization and VR environment design and development have remained a core strength of the company, Arch Virtual has also completed numerous assignments across a wide variety of industries, including medical, retail, educational, manufacturing, marketing, engineering, game development and more.
Jon Brouchoud, M. Arch
Jon Brouchoud leads Arch Virtual’s development team, and his passion is using virtual reality technologies to solve real world problems. He has over 20 years of experience in professional practice and has won numerous awards and competitions for his work in 3D development.
Jon holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture, and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Business Week, Architectural Record, and the Chicago Tribune.
Kandy Brouchoud, M. Arch, LEED AP BD+C
Owner / Founder
Kandy is LEED certified and holds a B.S. and Master’s Degree in Architecture. She is an enthusiastic and dedicated designer with diverse experience, having worked in multiple states on a wide range of projects including residential, commercial, institutional, and multi-family housing.
Kandy is also co-founder of Crescendo Design, LLC.
More about Kandy can be found on her Linkedin profile HERE.
Shannon leads Arch Virtual’s sales & marketing team. He brings over 25 years of experience developing and strengthening brands of all sizes. He holds a B.A. in Marketing and an M.S. in Communications. He is an Effie award winner and has received numerous accolades for his work in the digital advertising space. Shannon serves on multiple non-profit advisory boards and aspires to leverage VR technologies in innovative ways that create positive social change.
Dr. Doug Willrett
Dr. Willrett brings over 30 years of experience, having worked in business, science, and marketing roles throughout his career. At DuPont, he led a successful Nutrition & Health global business unit focused on improving the quality & safety of food utilizing bio-based technologies.
Prior to DuPont, Doug was the Executive Vice President of the Cultures Division with Danisco. Dr. Willrett received his Ph.D. in microbiology from Oregon State University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Dr. Eric B. Bauman
Academic and Healthcare Adviser
Dr. Eric B. Bauman is an award-winning educational designer, and proven innovation executive with expertise in the fields of game-based teaching and learning, simulation, VR/AR and emerging technology. He was inducted into the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s Academy Fellows class based on his substantial contributions to simulation in the health professions.
He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. In addition, Dr Bauman is a registered nurse, firefighter, and paramedic with more than 25 years of clinical, research, teaching, and command experience.