Karl is the organizer of the SVVR (Silicon Valley Virtual Reality), a community of developers, entrepreneurs, hackers and artists dedicated to advancing affordable and accessible virtual reality products and experiences. The SVVR hosts monthly meetings for virtual reality enthusiasts to come together for collaboration and discussion. The SVVR also hosted the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference & Expo which was the world's first professional conference dedicated to consumer virtual reality. Karl has a background in creating Telepresence Systems but has since shifted his focus to virtual reality. He feels virtual reality will change the world.