Jeff Pobst

Developer Biography

Jeff is CEO of Hidden Path Entertainment, a 35-person video game company founded in 2006. HPE has developed games and entertainment with Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and Valve, independently releasing the award-winning tower defense game Defense Grid on the Xbox 360 and PC, and shipping Counter-Strike Global Offensive on four platforms last August.

Jeff has served as a game programmer, producer, team lead, and operations officer, shipping over 25 games on six platforms, including games in the Half-Life, Homeworld, and Lord of the Rings franchises. At Microsoft, Jeff rolled out the first information on Xbox 360 to game developers around the world and participated on the Xbox 360 portfolio team.

Before game development, Jeff earned a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering, was a film student, a propulsion researcher, and a satellite project manager.

Contributed by rstevenson (855) on Mar 27, 2007. [revised by : Jeanne (76516) and Jeff Pobst (3)].