Management Team

Meet the leadership and management team whose combined expertise and years of experience in leading organizations and top-performing teams form a winning synergy at 3VR.

Al Shipp

Chief Executive Officer

A seasoned technology veteran, Al joined 3VR from Apple, where he built a world-class sales and marketing group and led the Enterprise Division to be one of Apple's most profitable business units. Prior to Apple, Al served in senior leadership roles at Critical Path, Inktomi Corporation, BEA Systems, and IBM.


Skip D'Orazio

Chief Financial Officer

As a partner with international accounting and consulting firm, Arthur Andersen, Skip provided business advice and counsel to the CEO and Board of Directors. At Arthur Andersen, he also managed large, national multi-location financial teams, and built and directed new finance units and management processes. Skip later moved into private industry in the San Francisco Bay Area. He successfully raised venture capital, and built and managed the infrastructure and operating processes of a venture-backed operation. Most recently, he was the owner and operator of a standalone emerging Bay Area business where he managed financial, operations, bank lines of credit, compliance, insurance and surety bonding.


Jeff Karnes

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Jeff comes to 3VR with over 17 years of high-tech experience in both large company and start-up environments serving in general management, marketing, and product management roles. Most recently, he was CEO of Pixel Forensics, Inc., a company providing solutions to rapidly triage and analyze video, images, and audio for forensic and investigative applications for US Government clients. Prior to Pixel Forensics, Jeff held Executive and senior leadership roles at VoloMedia, Yahoo!, WebEx, Virage, and Cinebase Software.


Jim Underwood

Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Jim brings 24 years of direct sales and sales management experience to 3VR, with a proven record of consultative sales and building top performing sales teams. Prior to 3VR, Jim held senior sales management positions at Sun Microsystems(now Oracle), Sygate Technologies (now Symantec), Critical Path, and Integrated Business Solutions.


Masayuki Karahashi

Senior Vice President, Engineering

With a luminous career spanning more than 17 years in enterprise software development, Masa comes to 3VR equipped with a wealth of experience driving technology innovations in Fortune 500 organizations. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Core Technology for Siebel CRM at Oracle, with a proven track record of success in delivering enterprise products as both "on-premise" license software as well as software as a service (SaaS). Prior to Oracle, Masa held senior product development roles at Siebel Systems, Promptu and Informix. A San Francisco native, Masa holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.


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