David founded Lighthaus in 2013. He is a lecturer at the Stanford School of Medicine, and covered technology for 7 years at the Los Angeles Times. A recipient of the John S. Knight Journalism fellowship at Stanford, David has a degree in computer science from Yale, and a degree in fiction writing from the University of Iowa.
David Axelrod MD, lead medical consultant
Dr. Axelrod is a pediatric cardiologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, and co-creator of the Stanford Virtual Heart. He specializes in the care of children with critical cardiac disease from acquired and congenital heart disease.
Michael Stevenson, chief VR engineer
Michael is a veteran Unity developer with specialties in virtual reality and natural motion interfaces. He has extensive experience building VR for education, science and medicine.
Anna Krasner, VR education developer
Anna is a Unity developer and software engineer. She has worked on AAA games at Ubisoft, art software at Adobe, and widely-used middleware at game animation startup Mixamo.
Andrew Coggeshall, chief VR artist
Andrew is an award-winning 3D artist and animator who specializes in high quality visuals for interactive and VR experiences.
Ben Barefield, head learning engineer
Ben is the head learning engineer at Lighthaus. He specializes in designing and building STEM learning simulations, with a focus on biology and chemistry. Ben previously led learning engineering at Smart Sparrow, an award-winning, Gates Foundation-supported education technology company.