Shining a Light on Exceptional Talents: Celebrating Our Team's Success

At Virtual Plant Technologies, we believe that our greatest asset is our exceptional team of talented individuals. Our Employee Spotlight page is dedicated to celebrating the unique contributions, stories, and achievements of our employees. We shine a light on their skills, experiences, and personal journeys, showcasing the diverse and dynamic individuals who make up our thriving organization.

Through our Employee Spotlight, we aim to recognize outstanding talent and highlight the exceptional skills, expertise, and achievements of our employees. From technical brilliance to innovative problem-solving, we celebrate the talents that drive our company forward. By sharing the stories of our team members, we inspire and motivate others to pursue excellence in their own roles. Each individual has a unique story to tell, and their experiences can provide valuable insights and inspiration to their colleagues.

The Employee Spotlight reflects our company culture and values. By featuring individuals who embody our core values, we demonstrate the importance we place on integrity, collaboration, innovation, and a passion for making a positive impact through digitalization. Beyond professional accomplishments, we also celebrate the personal achievements of our employees. Whether it's volunteering, participating in community initiatives, or pursuing personal passions, we shine a light on the well-rounded individuals who make up our team.

At Virtual Plant Technologies, our employees are the driving force behind our innovation and success. Through our Employee Spotlight, we honor their unique talents, experiences, and contributions, and we invite you to get to know the exceptional individuals who make our company a truly special place to work.

In Virtual Plant, I am very process-oriented, so I enjoy creating improvements and processes when I see the opportunity and the advantages that could bring to the teams.

Berk Tarihmen
Berk Tarihmen
Reality Capture Engineer

Q: Tell us a little bit about your background and how you got to where you are today.

Thank you for the opportunity to share my background. My journey to becoming a reality capture engineer at Virtual Plant has been an exciting one. It all began with my passion for merging technology and the natural world.

I was drawn to the field of computer graphics and virtual reality, recognizing the immense possibilities they held for various industries. 

After completing my master's degree, I sought out opportunities that aligned with my passion for merging the virtual and physical worlds. That's when I came across Virtual Plant, a leading company in the field of reality capture for industrial applications. The idea of using virtual reality to revolutionize the way plants are designed, operated, and maintained resonated with me on a deep level.

I joined Virtual Plant as a reality capture engineer, responsible for developing and enhancing the software called Virtual Plant. This innovative software utilizes advanced reality capture techniques to create accurate and immersive virtual representations of industrial plants. By leveraging this technology, engineers and operators can visualize and interact with plants in a virtual space, allowing for improved design, training, and maintenance processes.

Q: What attracted you to Virtual Plant?

What attracted me to Virtual Plant was the company's innovative approach to merging virtual reality and industrial applications. When I first came across Virtual Plant, I was immediately captivated by the idea of using virtual environments to revolutionize the way industrial plants are designed, operated, and maintained.

Virtual Plant's focus on reality capture and their dedication to developing cutting-edge software aligned perfectly with my passion for merging the physical and virtual worlds. The opportunity to work with a team of talented engineers and domain experts who shared the same vision was incredibly appealing to me.

The potential impact of Virtual Plant's software in the industrial sector also attracted me. By leveraging advanced reality capture techniques, Virtual Plant enables engineers and operators to visualize and interact with plants in a virtual space. This not only improves the design and planning processes but also enhances training and maintenance activities. The ability to create accurate and immersive virtual representations of plants opens up new possibilities for efficiency, safety, and cost-effectiveness in the industry.

Moreover, Virtual Plant's commitment to pushing the boundaries of reality capture technologies was a major draw for me. The company is constantly exploring and incorporating the latest advancements in photogrammetry, LiDAR scanning, and 3D modeling to ensure the most realistic and accurate virtual representations. This dedication to innovation and staying at the forefront of the industry is something I wanted to be a part of.

Overall, Virtual Plant's unique combination of technological innovation, the potential for industry-wide impact, and the opportunity to work with a talented team of like-minded individuals made it an easy decision for me to join the company. I'm excited to contribute my skills and passion to Virtual Plant's mission of revolutionizing the way industrial plants are visualized and operated.

In game development, storytelling and creating immersive experiences are key elements. We are able to infuse our projects with a sense of narrative, emotion and interaction that really engages users. And this serious game topic seems to offer a very futuristic business experience to our world.

Furkan Karamehmetoglu
Furkan Karamehmetoglu
Game Developer

Q: What is something that might surprise us about you?

Alright, buckle up because I'm about to reveal something that may blow your mind... I'm an absolute gaming enthusiast! Now, I know you're probably thinking, 'Wait, you work as a game developer at Virtual Plant, isn't that kind of expected?' Well, here's the thing: my love for gaming goes far beyond just a professional interest.

I've been an avid gamer since I can remember. Whether it's battling dragons in a fantasy realm or competing in intense multiplayer matches, gaming has always been my ultimate passion. I mean, come on, who would've thought a game developer would be obsessed with games, right? Shocking stuff!

I've spent countless hours mastering different gaming genres, honing my skills, and staying up-to-date with the latest releases. From classic retro games to the latest virtual reality experiences, I've dived into them all. And let me tell you, there's nothing like getting lost in a captivating virtual world after a long day of coding.

But hey, don't get me wrong, my gaming addiction isn't just about entertainment. It actually plays a vital role in my work as a game developer. Immersing myself in various gaming experiences helps me stay in touch with the latest trends, mechanics, and player expectations. It's like conducting important research, all in the name of delivering top-notch gaming experiences for Virtual Plant.

So yes, while it may not be the most surprising revelation, my deep-rooted gamer personality is an integral part of who I am and what I do. And hey, if you ever need a teammate for some epic gaming sessions, you know where to find me!