Gary is a software architect with 15 years of industry experience; although, really, he started programming in AppleSoft BASIC in the 80’s at the age of 6. Gary joined the Flash team at Macromedia in 1998, hired by Peter Santangeli and working alongside Flash godfathers Jonathan Gay and Robert Tatsumi.
In Flash 4 and 5, Gary was the primary developer of Flash’s scripting language, ActionScript. In 2004, Gary was technical lead for ActionScript 3, a complete rewrite of the ActionScript virtual machine. ActionScript 3′s improved performance enabled a whole new class of Flash applications such as Google Street View, Farmville, and more.
Gary was a Co-founder of Greenbox Technology, a clean tech start-up, empowering consumers to better understand their energy consumption and conservation possibilities. Gary enjoys a fresh cup of coffee, running, and tinkering with and riding bikes up the hills of San Francisco. Gary has a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
B.A., Computer Sciences
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