3D perception designs and supplies turn-key seamless visual Display Systems and technologies for simulation applications. 3D perception’s Northstar™ ecosystem of multi-projector display technologies empowers our customers and their programs with precision automatic image alignment, automatic color calibration, and the ease of push-button operation and maintenance.
Serving civilian and defense customers around the world since 1997, 3D perception has a proven track record of ensuring performance and quality from design to installation and throughout the life cycle. With main offices in the United States and in Norway, we work with major defense and high-tech prime contractors as well as with aerospace industry customers and users around the world. With over 10,000 visual channels fielded, 3D perception is the world’s preeminent supplier of immersive, curved screen, projected simulator visual display systems.
Founder & CEO
3D perception began when Mr. Krogstad led the development of the world’s first digital projector capable of warping and blending for curved-screen, multi-channel, simulator displays. Mr. Krogstad has over 20 years’ experience in the development of turn key visual display systems. Prior to founding 3D perception, Mr. Krogstad was an R&D Manager at Kongsberg Maritime. He also served as R&D Manager at Norcontrol Surveillance Systems A.S (now Kongsberg Maritime AS). Mr. Krogstad attributes the company’s success in part to the continuous improvement of 3D perception’s products, and the ability to dynamically adapt to our customer’s needs and tailor our offerings per program.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Fagerhaug joined 3D perception in 2013. Presently, as Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of the business. Prior to 3D perception, he served as a Product Manager at the Microsoft Development Center Norway (MDCN). Mr. Fagerhaug also served as Sergeant in the Norwegian Defence Force and has established himself as a leader in the training and simulation industry. A graduate of the Oslo College of Engineering, BI Norwegian School of Management, and Oslo and Akershus University College (HiOA) he has also received his Master’s of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chief Sales Officer
Mr. Mortensen has served 3D perception for more than 5 years since 2007. As Chief Sales Officer, he is responsible for setting 3D perception’s organic growth strategy, including its direct and indirect sales forces and initiatives. With more than 12 years of related sales, marketing, and strategic development experience. Mr. Mortensen is a graduate of the Norwegian Air Force studying ARFF & Airport management. His military experience includes Army technical branch where he served as technical officer. Mr. Mortensen also worked 8 years in Avinor working with Airport management.
Sr. VP & Director of Sales
Mr. McCard joined 3D perception in June of 2009. As Senior Vice President & Director of Sales he is responsible for overall management and supervision of the US office, as well as management of American customer accounts. Prior to joining 3D perception, he served as Product/Marketing Manager at ETC Simulation. Mr. McCard holds a degree from the University of Central Florida’s School of Business.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Ruud Olsen joined 3D perception in May 2020. With over eleven years of financial and operational management experience she is responsible for overseeing 3D Perception’s financial functions. Ms. Ruud-Hevrøy has a Master of International Business degree from Curtin University of Technology and a Bachelors degree from BI Norwegian School of Management with a major in Business Development and Strategy. Prior to joining 3D perception she served as Financial Controller for Schlumberger and Operations Manager for X by Kygo.
Business Dev Manager
Mr. Ott joined 3D perception in July of 2019. As Business Development Manager for the U.S. office, he is responsible for cultivating and managing customer relationships, and evolving opportunities into programs. He has a combined 13 years of experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry. Mr. Ott served as a small unit Infantry leader in the United States Marine Corps with 3 overseas deployments. Prior to joining 3D perception, he served as the North America Market Development Manager for Esterline SVS. Mr. Ott holds an Executive MBA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
Business Dev Director UK
Mr. Cave joined 3D perception in November 2020. As Business Development Director UK, he is responsible for sales and technical support for the UK market. He has been in the simulation industry for a decade, and possesses a depth of experience with both commercial and military simulators. He has held positions in the industry ranging from simulator technician, simulator engineer, integration technician, project manager, sales support engineer and visual lead. He has led teams on site and run programs worldwide. He has qualifications in Project management, test and commissioning and business development. Mr. Cave originally studied aeronautical engineering and gained his qualification in 2010.
Mrs Kolderup joined 3D perception in August 2020. She has a wide range of responsibilities within SCM and Logistics; handling project procurement, import/export, the production line and warehousing. Prior to 3D perception, she studied at BI Norwegian School of Management, and served as Lead Logistics in TechnipFMC. She has more than ten years of wide experience within the Oil & Gas Industry, with complex material planning and deliveries for subsea projects.
Mr. Harmon joined 3D perception in 2021 as a Project Manager. Mr. Harmon is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and has over 17 years of experience working in the Defense Industry as both an Engineer and Project Manager. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida, a M.E. in System Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and has earned his PMP certification from the Project Management Institute.