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Randy Brown

Applied Research Associates
Randy has over 30 years experience in the interactive software industry including working with
VR headsets at UNC-Chapel Hill in the late 80’s. Prior to co-founding Virtual Heroes in 2004 and
supporting its acquisition by ARA in 2009, Randy spent his career developing interactive 3D graphics
software at Amoco, DEC, Ex Machina, Data General, SAS Institute, Southpeak Interactive, and RTI. Randy
has led graphics and games development teams supporting a wide range of commercial, government,
and private organizations, directing 3D development for oil exploration, graphics libraries, visualization,
training, education, simulation, and gaming. Randy holds an MS in CS from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BS in CS from Oklahoma State University.