Greg joined RockYou as part of RockYouâ€™s acquisition of TirNua, a social gaming company in which he was the president and founder with several other industry veterans. He brought his passion for online gaming and more than 25 years of experience to RockYou. Before TirNua, Greg was Director of Technology for EA World Wide. Prior to that, he was Technical Director and Lead Engineer for Maxis on several products including SimCity, the Sims and The Sims Online. Greg entered the game business via PEI, a small company which he co-founded and which was acquired by Maxis. Prior to entering the game industry he spent several years with the US Navy both in the service and as a Civilian Engineer. Greg graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Engineering Science with additional undergraduate work at the US Naval Academy and graduate work at UC Davis.