Seema Patel, CEO
Seema obtained a B.S. in Physics and a B.S. in Psychology from Harvey Mudd College before earning a Masterís in Computer Science while conducting research on affective robotics and human-robot interaction. She then went on to earn a Masterís in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University. Her industry experience includes Vivendi Universal Games, Crystal Dynamics, and Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development.
Michael Knight, CTO
Michael Knight is a software engineer with over 10 years of industry experience in audio/video tools and machine learning. His prior experience includes Sonic Foundry, the Auton Lab at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, and the Informedia group at Carnegie Mellon's Human Computer Interaction Institute. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Edinboro University.
Dave Culyba, Software
Dave obtained a B.S. in Computer Science and a Masterís in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University where he worked on an educational software program called Alice that allows children to create their own interactive video games. Dave also studied Human-Computer Interaction and was the lead programmer on InterbotsĀEcontrol interfaces. His industry experience includes EA Games where he worked with Will Wright on the game Spore.
Sabrina Haskell, Design
Sabrina received a B.S. in Computer Science and a Masterís in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University where she worked on Kotodama, an educational video game that aims to teach children Japanese. Her experience in the entertainment industry includes Walt Disney Photo Imaging and Pittsburghís own Schell Games, where she designs and programs video games for children.
Andy Hosmer, Mechanical Designer
Andrew obtained a B.S. in Industrial Design with a concentration in Character/Creature Special Effects from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh before going on to earn a Masterís in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University. Andrew has over six years of professional experience in the special effects industry as both a mechanical designer and actor, including positions at Henderson Design & Productions, L5 Productions, and Walt Disney Imagineering.
Chet Fisher, Business Advisor
Chester Fisher is a serial entrepreneur with many successful exits. He is a syndicator of investment rounds for early stage technology companies and is currently an advisor to 15 early stage companies in Western Pennsylvania