Mark Bradshaw, Director of Development, Stratogon Entertainment.

The Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter and The South Florida IGDA present:

Mark Bradshaw, Director of Development, Stratogon Entertainment.

 

Showtime: April 16th, 2008 7 to 8:45pm
Location: Keiser University 1500 Northwest 49th Street Fort
Lauderdale, FL 33309

Mark is the Director of Development of Stratogon
Entertainment Corp. He holds a BS in Computer Science with an option in
Mathematics from the California State University of Long Beach. With over 15
years in computer graphics and games development he has worked for several major game developers and has over 20 published game titles to his credit. After
working for 5 years in image and video processing he developed his first
Edutainment title for HyperKnowledge. The experience landed him a job at Sega as
a producer / programmer and he led a team to create the very successful “Lose
your Marbles” game that was part of the Windows 98 plus pack. He later worked as
a lead programmer on “Warsport”, one of the first Internet only real-time
strategy games that supported voice communication online. After shipping the
first person shooter “Klingon Honor Guard” and the strategy game “Civilization
II test o! ! ! f time” for Microprose, he helped to start a company called
AweGames, where he still holds an ownership partner position. While at AweGames as Project Director / Lead Programmer, he developed several children’s games with some of the biggest licenses in the industry attached to them. Some of
these titles included SpongeBob, Shrek 2, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Spiderman
2, Jimmy Neutron, Codename: Kids Next Door, and several others. After several
years at Awe, Mark helped to start Stratogon Entertainment. Stratogon continued
to do work for AweGames as well as others. While doing work for these companies
Stratogon began developing their own technologies and intellectual properties.

Mark Bradshaw now runs the day-to-day development operations for
Stratogon Entertainment Corp. With his strong technical background and large
number of shipped games he is able to oversee the technical improvements to
their game engines and focus development in a way to maximize efficiency and
help to facilitate great on-time and on- budget games.

DIRECTIONS TO
MEETING: Take I-95 to the COMMERCIAL BLVD/ SR-870 exit, EXIT 32. Take the WEST
COMMERCIAL BLVD ramp. Turn LEFT onto W COMMERCIAL BLVD/ FL-870 W/ NW 50TH ST.
(0.7 mi) Turn LEFT onto NW 15TH AVE. End at 1500 NW 49th St Ft Lauderdale, FL
33309-3700

See you there!!

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