27 jun 2019
Sergey Tsyptsyn, CEO and producer of CG EVENT - International Conference on Computer Graphics (CG - computer graphics), has joined Rays as an adviser, partner and visionary.
Sergey is an acknowledged expert and well-known evangelist for computer graphics on the Russian CG scene. Graduated in MSU, Moscow, Sergey engaged in visual effects and animation since 1996, starting with Alias|Wavefront and Silicon Graphis. Conducted courses on computer graphics for decades, being the only Alias certified instructor in Russia. Balancing between visual effects and windsurfing working as CTO for windsurf station in Egypt for many years, writing books and articles, freelancing and meditating, Sergey created an apocrypha book "Understanding Maya" - a computer graphics bible for a whole generation of 3D-artists. Gathering thousands of people for professional CG-meetings since the 90's he is developing Russian computer graphics industry for more than 20 years.
Rays team has a strong technical background in computing, Sergey will help Rays team to better understand CG market and trends, together create a modern product for the industry using distributed computing technologies.