Our Team – Virtual Tour Group Inc.
Our team brings a variety of experience and knowledge base to Virtual Tour Group Inc. We have over 20 years of experience in Photography, Virtual Tours and Media Production. Our company produces only the highest-quality virtual tours for a variety of industries. We utilize the latest high-tech equipment, combined with our team of photographers’ years of experience. Our virtual tours can be viewed anywhere on a variety of platforms from mobile devices, tablets, laptops and PCs. Each virtual tour is custom designed depending on the client’s specific needs and marketing strategy, so no two virtual tours are ever the same.
Meet our Team
Maz Hobbi founded Virtual Tour Group Inc. in 2006 to deliver rich media Virtual Tours to industries such as real estate and travel industry. Maz has refined and developed several techniques and software tools that enabled him to create high definition virtual tours. He pioneered with HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography and created professional virtual tours for hotels and showrooms in New York City. Since the establishing Virtual Tour Group Inc. his focus has been on delivering the best quality imagery in combination with best interactive experience.
Anthony Passeri graduated from UNH with a Bachelors in Computer Science and a minor in Multimedia. He has worked as web and database developer, always being interested in the balance of creativity and technology. In 2009, he partnered with Virtual Tour Group, Inc. and co-found Virtual Healthcare Tours LLC. VHT focuses attention on creating stunning virtual tours exclusively for healthcare facilities. Anthony is customer focused and understands how busy healthcare professionals are, as well as the intricate logistics of creating a virtual tour of a healthcare facility.
Dimana Pineo joined Virtual Tour Group in 2012. Her previous experience include Fashion Coordinator with Express; Sales and Installation Coordinator with iFloor Inc.; Sales Member in telecommunications with T-Mobile and 3 years as an Executive Assistant, Project Manager and Marketing Specialist with ServiceElements. In all of her positions, Mrs. Pineo was directly involved and responsible for coordinating client events and logistics while focusing on and ensuring a complete client satisfaction.
Chuck Franke joined Virtual Tour Group’s team in 2010 as part of our photography team. He holds a B.F.A. in Communications and A.S. in Business Management from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT and a Certificate in Photography from New York Institute of Photography in NYC.
Chuck Franke is an experienced photographer and visual image professional with background and training in digital and visual communication. He possesses excellent interpersonal skills and aptitude within a business environment. He has a strong focus on quality and detail. He has experience in producing visual imagery for advertising campaigns geared to specific markets.
Lokesh Nagendra joined Virtual Tour Group team in 2010 as part of our Development & Production team. Since 2007, he has worked as a Freelancer for few professional photographers to build virtual tours. Currently his responsibilities are post processing HDR images, stitching panoramas and creating 360 Interactive Virtual Tours to fulfill clients requirement. The tours designed by Lokesh are supported by devices such as Desktops (Windows, Mac, Linux) and Mobiles/Tablets (iPhone, iPad, Android) ensuring excellent quality of work.
Francesco Portelos joined Virtual Tour Group in 2012. Mr. Francesco Portelos will be directly involved and responsible for coordinating various virtual tour projects for a variety of industries while focusing on and ensuring a complete client satisfaction.