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Matt Omernick

Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer
Akili Interactive


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Leading to the co-founding of Akili, Matt was Executive Art Director at LucasArts, the video game division of Lucasfilm. There he oversaw studio-wide art teams across all projects. Prior to LucasArts, he held Senior positions at Microsoft, Electronic Arts, and Dreamworks Interactive. Matt has shipped over 15 game titles including, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Mercenaries, Star Wars: Battlefront, and the critically acclaimed Medal of Honor franchise. He has spent over seven years teaching university level computer graphics courses at Cal State, The Academy of Art University and the Art Institute of San Francisco. He also authored the book, “Creating the Art of the Game,” which has become an industry and educational standard.