Our Council of Advisors
Amar has been a game development/design software engineer for more than 15 years. Has been building casual, social and mobile games that are cross-platform for companies like BigFish Games, Zynga, and Microsoft. He advises various companies in architecting cross platform gaming solutions.
He is the Founder and CEO of Faunaface, a game developer focused on building products for mobile, VR, and AR, in addition to experimentation with AI.
Prior to founding Faunaface, Amar was a Lead Engineer & Engineering Manager at Zynga, a global entertainment software developer. He and his team received multiple awards for their work. Amar received Zynga's "Atlas" award for leading and managing that engineering team.
Brett brings over 16 years of experiential learning product design and engineering program management to the Quoria Foundation, along with his passion for education. Some of his notable projects include designing Microsoft's first foray into distance learning, Microsoft MODL, and Suze Orman's Personal Finance 101 for the University of Phoenix.
He is a former Board of Trustee member at Crystal Springs & Uplands School and is a Strategic Planning Advisor for the Belmont Redwood Shores School District, bringing design thinking and project based learning to the district.
Brett received a BS in Environmental Design and BA in Economics from UC Davis.