Jack McCauley

Co-Founder and Founding Engineer @ Oculus

Jack McCauley is an American engineer, inventor and philanthropist. He is widely known as a Co-Founder and Chief Engineer at Oculus VR, where he designed and built the Oculus DK1 and DK2 virtual reality headsets. Oculus was acquired by Facebook for $2 Billion. Jack now serves as an Innovator in Residence at Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation at UC Berkeley. He holds numerous U.S. patents for inventions in software, audio effects, virtual reality, motion control, computer peripherals, and video game hardware and controllers. Currently, Jack is pursuing his work in automotive technology – started during his Oculus days – the majority of his time, both through building cars at his private R&D facility and hardware incubator and in his teaching role at the Jacobs Institute.


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