Rudy is a seasoned technical expert with over 25 years’ experience in software, with special focus on graphics rendering, computer vision, deep learning, and IoT technologies. Prior to joining Intel, he served as engineering manager and architect for several game-engine and graphics companies, and worked on projects including Autodesk 3DS Max, Havok StudioTools, and Adobe Flash Catalyst. He has run his own technical consultancy in 3D graphics, VR, and computer vision and brings a wealth of experience and passion from these domains into current efforts in the Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit. Rudy is an active participant in ACM Siggraph and IEEE. He holds degrees in space sciences, aerospace engineering, and management science from Georgia Tech and Stanford.