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Phil Beffrey

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  • From 1986-1993 Phil was co-founder and VP of R&D at Digital Arts, designing and leading development on some of the graphics industry's earliest successful commercial software tools sold by SGI and Digital Arts. Later at Digital Arts, Phil co-developed Pixar's Showplace product for the Apple Macintosh. Phil next served as Software Engineering Manager at Digital Domain, leading development of tools for the production of motion picture visual effects. From 1994-2000, Phil worked as a project manager, lead programmer and lead technical director at Pixar Animation Studios. More recently he has worked with several startups in biotech, internet technologies, and graphics.