GDC + VRDC 2019 Session Scheduler

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the GDC Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up so please arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend. Adding a session to your schedule does not guarantee you a seat.

John ByrdCEOGigantic Software

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 and Apple News.