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Tim Meyer

Chief Technical Officer

Tim Meyer is a Co-founder and Co-Chief Technical Officer of Contact Control Interfaces and the inventor of our Exotendon motion capture method. His responsibilities are akin to those of a R&D Director, currently focused on Mastro's next-gen haptic technologies.

Tim received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in May 2015 from Syracuse University. For his capstone research project he focused on hand control of robotics, providing a proof of concept by creating a real-time controlled, fully functional, musculoskeletal robotic hand made in custom 3D printed parts.

Post graduation, Tim has worked as a fluid systems engineer with responsibility in design, testing and the production of automated industrial dispense systems.


John Schroeder

Chief Technical Officer

John Schroeder is a Co-Chief Technical Officer of Contact Control Interfaces. He is the first team member to join after the company's founding. His position, as the lead software architect, has him developing and supporting all of the software for the Maestro.

A 2015 graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, John has a strong track record of success working with cutting edge technologies. From his high school Senior year through college graduation, he took on increasing roles in software development projects for a fortune 15 company.

After graduation, outside of Contact Control Interfaces, he has served in lead roles developing highly scalable service-oriented web applications, early R&D for augmented reality, and low-level systems.


Tom Buchanan

Chief Product Officer

Tom Buchanan is a co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Contact Control Interfaces. His focus is on the optimal integration of the electronics, housing, internals, and soft goods to maximize the customer experience while using the Maestro glove.

Graduated cum laude from SU in 2015 with a B.S. in Bioengineering. For Tom’s senior project as well as a student researcher with NEXIS lab, he was able to conduct viability research on the haptic systems.

Outside of work for Contact CI, Tom has immersed himself in the VR community as a contributing writer for VRScout, as well as evangelizing the tech in the Midwest maker community.


Craig Douglass

Chief Executive Officer

Craig Douglass is a Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer for Contact Control Interfaces.

An Alumnus of Syracuse, Craig earned a dual B.S in Finance and Managerial Accounting, from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. In the entrepreneurship capstone, he lead a team of diversely educated management students through the ideation, research, and planning of an executable and investor ready business plan focused on the Exoskeleton motion capture system real time animatronic controller.

Previously, Craig was an inaugural finance intern for both Lenscrafters and Techtronic Industries. He reported to the CFO and held responsibilities such as cash flow reporting, analyzing customer data, financial modeling, creating the recruiting process.

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