Soren spent his formative years playing games like Adventure Construction Set, The Seven Cities of Gold, and Lords of Conquest on his family's state-of-the-art Commodore 64. Many years later, he graduated from Stanford with a BA in History and a MS in Computer Science, focusing on adaptive algorithms and human-computer interaction.
Soren wet his feet at Electronic Arts, working on the PSX versions of Knockout Kings 2000 and Knockout Kings 2001 before moving to Firaxis Games where he was involved with many game in the Civilization series.
He left the company in April 2007 to join Maxis Software Inc. back at EA to work on Spore.
Last updated: Apr 19, 2007