ABOUT US

HISTORY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Lithodomos VR’s mission is to bring the ancient world to life for everyone. Founded in 2016, we are archaeologists, artists, and software developers who work to provide our customers with educational, entertaining, engaging, awe-inspiring virtual reality experiences.

Our content is distributed globally on all major VR platforms including the App Store, Google Play, Oculus, and Viveport. Our clients include tour operators, museums, and educators from all over the world, spanning Europe, Asia, America, and Australia.

Justin
JUSTIN HILFORD
MANAGING DIRECTOR & HEAD OF SALES

Justin holds an MBA, with Distinction, from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago, USA and both a Bachelor of Laws (Commercial Law) and a Bachelor of Economics (Finance & Accounting) degrees from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He’s led teams in large Australian companies like Optus and ANZ Bank, and also managed, consulted and invested in much smaller and entrepreneurial startup businesses such as Aesop Skincare, Aconex, Nimble Money and Future Fibre Technologies. 

With a focus on leading high-performing teams and innovation, and with a strong tech background thrown in for good measure, he does stuff he can be proud of and can tell his kids about - in other words, he’s Lithodomos’ perfect match!

 

Simon
DR. SIMON J. YOUNG
HEAD OF CONTENT - PHD, MA ARCHAEOLOGY

Simon holds a PhD in classical archaeology and is passionate about the ancient world. He is a renowned global leader in VR archaeology and commercialising digital humanities. Simon is a brilliant story-teller and is focussed on bringing the customer's vision, and the ancient world, to life.

Ben
BEN HARNETT
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Coming from another CTO role in a startup that created over 70k mobile apps Ben brings his 20 years of experience in the technology sector to Lithodomos.  Ben is responsible for the product and tech sides of the business and is committed to creating amazing user experiences.

Ledio
LEDIO HYSI
Director, Deployment

Ledio is our rep on the ground helping to ensure that the Lithodomos experience is set-up and delivered seamlessly. With a strong background in history and archaeology, Ledio will focus on logistics and set up so that you can tell your story to the audience that longs for it.

jess
JESSICA ULCOQ
UX & UI DESIGN, SALES & MARKETING SUPPORT

Jess is our all rounder with a passion for development and design. Jessica takes pride in building interactive VR/AR/Kinetic applications and overseeing all Lithodomos design work. Jessica's new position at Lithodomos is aimed at supporting the sales team. She will be assisting with marketing and collateral, pitch presentation, proposal writing, sales support, target list generation and team administration and logistics.

Bernardo
Bernardo Iraci
Lead 3D Artist

Bernardo is an experienced, process driven, 3D graphic artist. He has a wealth of experience managing complex production work-flows and large teams. His passion for technology has seen him become a world leader in 3D content techniques and animations.

Leon
Leon East
Unity Developer

Leon is a passionate unity developer with a history of building interactive VR/AR/Kinect applications. Credited and awarded for development and design roles, Leon loves the creative process and his skill-set provides a unique perspective to creative problems.

Anusha
Anusha Dharmasena
DEVELOPER

Anusha has been a software engineer for more than 10 years. He has always had a passion for solving challenging problems with modern technologies. He loves being part of our development team for the cutting-edge tech stack that our VR products are built upon, and always thrives to create the best experience for our clients.

Joao
JOAO LACERDA
3D ARTIST

Joao is a passionate 3D artist, with experience in many areas and media, generalist by nature and committed to creating beautiful experiences, using CGI and painting techniques to make digital art.

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Dr. Emanuele Casagrande Cicci
ARCHAEOLOGIST - PHD, MA ROMAN ARCHAEOLOGY; ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ROMAN PROVINCES

Trained as a Roman Classical archaeologist (Sapienza University of Rome), Emanuele’s research speciality lies in the field of Roman Archaeology and Architecture, Digital Humanities, Laserscanning, Remote Sensing. His focus is on Roman Architecture with particular regard to the ancient building techniques, the topography of the ancient settlements, the structure-from-motion Photogrammetry and the 3D modelling.

Rogerio
ROGÉRIO PERDIZ
3D ARTIST

Rogério is a self-taught freelance Blender artist  from Portugal. He works daily with open-source computer software, to create immersive virtual objects and emotional animated worlds. Rogérios life goal is to help people convert their dreams into virtual reality, including a few dreams of his own.

Joni
JONI MERCADO
3D ARTIST

Joni is a 3d artist based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a strong background in architecture visualization, game-ready assets, and VR scenes development. Enjoys working remotely with diverse teams from all over the world.