|University of Texas at Austin, BS||1999|
|Computer Science, Mathematics|
Mr. Sam Christiansen Co-founded Booyah, Inc. in 2008 and served as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Christiansen has over 8 years of experience in the games industry working across all PC and console platforms. Prior o Booyah, he worked at Blizzard Entertainment as a Senior Programmer for Diablo III. Before Blizzard, he touched and impacted every aspect of development at Insomniac Games from tools, gameplay, and networking to the proprietary game engine. Previously, Sam led the Xbox development team at Paradigm Entertainment. Besides games, He worked at Trilogy Software creating a set of rich user interface widgets for web browsers using Java script and web-based content management system using Java and JSP. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Computer Science.