Industry Advisory Council

The Industry Advisory Council provides feedback on the current and proposed curriculum related to the Game Development and Design Program. By creating a direct link with leaders in the industry, the GDAD Program augments the core curriculum taught at UT Austin, including game and mobile development experiences, to produce graduates ready to work as artists, animators, designers, programmers and future leaders in industry as soon as they graduate.


Jerry Bowerman
Vice President of Information Technology at Sedera Health.

Jennifer Bullard headshotJennifer Bullard
Senior Project Manager  at Intific

Comments: “UT Austin has created a top tier game development program that prepares students for work in the video game industry. This much-needed program brings qualified candidates to employer’s doorsteps and supports our local ecosystem. We are looking forward to great graduates year after year.”

Andrew Busey headshotAndrew Busey
Founder & CPO at Conversable
2014 Bronze GAMMA Champ

Anthony Castoro headshotAnthony Castoro
General Manager at Daybreak Games

Brett Close headshotBrett Close
SVP of Technology/Production at Daybreak Games

Patrick Curry headshotPatrick Curry
CEO at FarBridge
2014 Silver GAMMA Champ2015 Silver GAMMA Champ

Scott Henderson headshot

Scott Henderson
SVP of Engineering Services at Everi

Andrew Ice headshot

Andrew Ice
Vice President of Games at Zynga

Richard Vogel headshot

Richard Vogel
VP of Technology & Services at Certain Affinity 

Gordon Walton headshot

Gordon Walton
President at ArtCraft Entertainment
2014 Bronze GAMMA Champ