About Us

VR Motion builds products that power virtual reality experiences for the automotive market.

We enable enterprise clients like automakers, law enforcement, EMT, and the military to reduce risks and save money on their training and sales costs.

———Meet The Team———

Meet The Team

Keith Maher - VR Motion Corp

Keith Maher


A 22-year career in high-tech semiconductor development and an obsession for Motorsports resulted in a convergence of cars and computers and the idea to start VR Motion Corp. in 2016. Since then Keith has been helping customers in various sectors of the automotive industry achieve their goals through simulation. Keith currently lives in Oregon, with his wife, Úna and their two children.
Dominic Dobson - VR Motion Corp

Dominic Dobson


Dominic Dobson’s career in auto racing was two decades long and included seven consecutive Indy 500 starts, and LeMans, Daytona, Sebring, Baja 1000 and a victory at the Pikes Peak hillclimb. After retiring in 1998 he founded an AR company and developed three patents, which were sold to Google. Dominic continues to be committed to driver training through the use of advanced simulation technology.
Matt Plavcan - VR Motion Corp

Matthew Plavcan


19 year Intel Hardware/Software Developer, Engineer and Coach, VR Development. Software and hardware technical practices adoption. Created and managed the Innovation Hub at Intel Corporation, where employees imagine, innovate, and create without limits, showcasing Intel technology. Enterprise coach responsible for guiding software and hardware development organizations to launch and sustain transformations through Agile, Lean techniques.
Stephen Nauman - VR Motion Corp

Stephen Nauman

Lead Developer

VR and simulations developer, Stephen is the lead developer for VR Motion, a tech startup based out of Portland that specializes in building highly realistic driver training experiences in VR. Stephen is a graduate of the Miami University School of Art and Design. He built TSIM, a training simulator for the GICHD, that teaches operators correct techniques and strategies for de-mining actual war zones, and also works closely with our tech partners from all over the world.



Ryan Fink

Mixed Reality Expert

I’m a very product focused entrepreneur who loves solving difficult problems and building valuable products. My experience in founding and leading a technology company includes: Product (design, implementation, and launch), Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality, AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, IP, UX/UI/Human Computer Interface, Management, Team Building, Partnerships, Venture Funding, R&D, and Growth.

Ty Frackiewicz

Product Manager

Recognized as a versatile leader across multiple disciplines, including strategy and business development, product management, project management, sales and marketing, hiring, growth, and digital marketing. My experience includes some of the following: project management, product management, user experience, business development and sales, venture capital, hiring, growth, research and development, and digital marketing.

Mark Blumenthal


Mark is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the Public Safety industry. He was the long-time President of Blumenthal Uniforms and Equipment, a leading supplier in the Pacific Northwest. He is currently active with startup companies in the US and Europe. Mark’s experience and knowledge acquired while working directly with the men and women in public safety will benefit VR Motion in the future.





“Building a Better World is Our Business” – Intel is constantly exploring innovative ways to apply their technology to address global challenges while serving as a role model for how companies should operate.


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Our vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere — every person, every organization, and every community around the globe. This motivates us — inspires us — to do what we do. To make what we make. To invent, and to reinvent. To engineer experiences that amaze. We won’t stop pushing ahead, because you won’t stop pushing ahead. You’re reinventing how you work. How you play. How you live. With our technology, you’ll reinvent your world.

SkidCar System

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“Teaching Drivers to Think” – Developed in Sweden in the 1980s, the SKIDCAR SYSTEM® is the most effective driving training program ever created. Unlike other programs, which merely simulate experiences to develop a driver’s motor skills, The SKIDCAR SYSTEM allows drivers to experience real-life car control issues, and teaches them techniques that help them maintain control.



500 Startups

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500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund with a network of startup programs headquartered in Silicon Valley with over $350M in committed capital across 4 main funds and 13 micro funds. They have invested in +1,700 technology startups all over the world since their inception.

9Mile Labs

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9Mile Labs started in January 2013 as a mentoring-focused enterprise/B2B startup accelerator in Seattle. The objective was to help companies build a business that was scalable, repeatable and profitable with the ideas they brought to us.

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