Prior to joining Conversagent, Pierre Berkaloff served as vice president of engineering for MetaCreations, an e-commerce visualization solutions company, where he oversaw the engineering and testing of all company products, including Ray Dream, Bryce, Poser, Painter, Kai Power Tools, Infini-D and Carrara. Berkaloff was also a co-founder of Ray Dream, Inc., a leading developer of online 3-D technology, where he served as chief technology officer. During this period he managed and assembled the engineering, quality assurance and technical support teams; he also co-developed Ray Dream Designer, Ray Dream Studio and AddDepth. Berkaloff received an M.S. in Software Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lille in France.