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John Byrd is the CEO of Gigantic Software. Millions of copies of games have shipped with Gigantic Software technology in them. Gigantic's new audio synthesis engine, Varantic, is currently being used to make AAA video games, toys, and theme parks. Previous roles include founder and CFO of CRI Middleware, USA; director of development at Sega; and senior project manager at Electronic Arts. John wrote the first interactive MIDI demo for a game console in 1995, the same year of his first GDC presentation. John has written on video game development for Forbes.com and Apple News.