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Ryan ClevenDesign DirectorMicrosoft

Ryan Cleven has been developing games for over twenty years as an engineer, cg supervisor and design director. He is currently the Design Director for Gears of War multiplayer including Gears of War 4 and Gears 5. He has architected the Coalition's approach to matchmaking while collaborating with Microsoft Research and 343i to pioneer new skill rating systems and matchmaking technologies. He collaborated with Tom Minka and Yordan Zaykov to publish an improvement to the patented TrueSkill algorithm. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/uploads/prod/2018/03/trueskill2.pdf

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