Tobi Saulnier

Moby ID: 62656

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After earning B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tobi Saulnier spent five years overseeing product development at respected game developer Vicarious Visions before founding 1st Playable Productions in 2005.

At VV, she delivered over 60 game titles ranging from Blues Clues (GBC) to Doom III (Xbox), establishing a track record of being able to build and train diverse teams to deliver high quality games on time. She led a product development team that grew from 30 developers to 90 artists, engineers, designers, and project managers, as well as a number of established subcontractors.

Tobi is active in the game industry, a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and has delivered seminars on topics ranging from kid testing, to IP rights, to the application of new software processes to improve industry quality of life through structured planning and development processes.

Before joining the game industry, Tobi managed R&D in embedded and distributed systems at General Electric Research and Development, where she earned 16 patents, and led initiatives in new product development, software quality, business strategy, and outsourcing. She has written articles appearing in over 25 professional publications.

Credited on 80 games

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Cooking Mama: Cookstar (2020, Nintendo Switch) Production Lead
The Fiscal Ship (2016, Browser) 1st Playable Productions
Winx Club: Saving Alfea (2014, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Disney Frozen: Olaf's Quest (2013, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Possible Worlds: The Ruby Realm (2013, Android) Production Lead
Winx Club: Magical Fairy Party (2012, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
The Hidden (2011, Nintendo 3DS) Production Lead
Pet Zombies (2011, Nintendo 3DS) Production Lead
Pillow Pets (2011, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Moxie Girlz (2011, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011, Nintendo DS) Extra Special Thanks
Yogi Bear (2010, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Kung Zhu (2010, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Winter's Tail (2009, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Style Lab: Jewelry Design (2009, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Imagine: Cheerleader (2009, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Freddi Fish: ABC Under the Sea (2008, Nintendo DS) Design
Imagine: Gymnast (2008, Nintendo DS) Production Lead
Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force (2008, Nintendo DS) Production Lead

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