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Shannon posniewski


Name: Shannon Posniewski
Title: Cryptic Studios Senior Programmer, now Director of Technology



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Member of Delta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY (listed as Bachelor Attempted, no other listing at RPI).

For the past sixteen years Shannon Posniewski has engineered and developed software for a number of technology companies. Beginning as a software engineer for Image Systems Technology, Shannon eventually moved to MapInfo Corporation for a project integrating the MapInfo software (the first PC-based geographic information system) with Microsoft Excel. Shannon later joined Stellar Semiconductor, a 3D graphics software and hardware startup founded by Michael Lewis. There, as both software and hardware engineer, he worked on highly-efficient 3D graphics hardware. Stellar was acquired by Broadcom Corp, where Shannon led development of cable set-top box software and hardware. After Michael became CEO of Cryptic Studios, he offered Shannon a position as a senior programmer. Shannon designed the architecture of and implemented the combat engine for City of Heroes and Villains, and was promoted to Director of Game Programming for Cryptic.

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