LUCASFILM APPOINTS RICHARD KERRIS CTO
Kerris’s career includes time at Apple, where he held numerous
positions, from managing special projects for the applications division
to managing the company’s technical marketing strategies for
professional apps. He was senior director of developer technologies for
Apple's Worldwide Developer Relations group, where he managed teams
supporting Unix, Java and Cocoa developers working to bring their
applications to Mac OS X.
Prior to joining Apple in 2001, Kerris was the director of Maya
Technologies at Alias|Wavefront, where he was responsible for working
on strategic partnership and licensing agreements that brought parts of
Maya's 3D technology into new markets. In his seven years there, he led
the company’s effort to bring Maya to the Macintosh, and was also
responsible for developing Alias|Wavefront’s OEM relationship with
Earlier in his career, Kerris held senior management positions at both Electric Image and Silicon Graphics.