Developer BiographyMark DeLoura is serving as senior advisor for digital media at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Prior to joining OSTP, he worked nearly twenty years in the videogame industry, holding strategic, business, and technology leadership positions at SCEA, Nintendo of America, Google, Ubisoft, and THQ.
Mark's Game Programming Gems series of technical books, former role as editor-in-chief of Game Developer magazine, and presentations around the globe have eased the path for many aspiring game developers. His work was instrumental in the development of major platforms such as the PS3, PS2, PSP, Nintendo64, Gamecube, and Gameboy Advance. Mark briefly led the strategic team determining Google’s game strategy and platform, and helmed technology at THQ across 10 studios including MMO, core, social, and casual game development.
Contributed by Sciere (630421) on Jul 25, 2006. [revised by : Mark DeLoura (64) and Sciere (630421)].