Rajesh Jha

Rajesh Jha is the founder and CEO of SimInsights Inc. Rajesh is interested in simulation and personalized learning and is excited about the potential of VR/AR devices for training, education and workforce development. Rajesh has served as Principal Investigator on research grants from the US Department of Education, National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Rajesh started his career at Altair Inc., in Detroit, Michigan, in 2000, where he managed the development of software systems for computer aided engineering, modeling and simulation used by companies in automotive, aerospace and other sectors to rapidly design products. He holds a BSME from IIT Varanasi, MSME from Ohio State University and an MBA from UCLA. When he is not working with his team at SimInsights, he likes to code and design robots with his sons, while hoping to someday find time for mountain biking and meditation.

Billy Hackett

Billy is Vice President of Business Development at SimInsights, responsible for high level engagements with decision makers in industry and government organizations. Billy has over 20 years of experience in teaching math, coaching sports, and investing energy in understanding the learning process. He is passionate about the potential of VR and AR to close the skills gap through engaging programs that accelerate training and enhance support. Billy holds degrees from the College of the Holy Cross (BA), University of California Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management (MBA), and California State University Los Angeles (MA, Education).