Greg has been instrumental in the launch and development of numerous heavy-hitters of animation including Walt Disney Feature Animation, Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation, Digital Domain, and Zoogloo. His credits include Academy Award nominated "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azakaban", Academy Award winning "Happy Feet" and "Avatar". He is Chair of the Animation programme at the University of Ulster's School of Art and Design in Belfast.
Former CTO at Inlifesize, Lead at Rockstar Games. Vienna. VP Technical Specialist Citi Bank. Highly experienced multi-lingual cross platform programmer, with a strong interest in graphics, physics simulation, high performance computing, and programming language design.
Ph.D. in psychology from UC San Francisco, and B.S. in neuroscience from San Jose State University. Her scientific research has examined how our feelings are revealed in our facial expressions. Published in psychological journals and books. Conducts research at University of California, Davis. She is the world-leading expert in the Facial Action Coding System and co-authors with it’s creator Paul Ekman.
Experienced public company CEO with a track record of rapidly building value in technology. Taken VC backed business to the public markets from university spin-out to global manufacturing leader. Completed $275m exit at 25x. Led a $500m division of a US listed business and executed on a strategy that contributed to a $4.2bn exit.