Jeff Kember is a Technical Director for Media in the Office of the CTO at Google. His high performance computing background helps media and entertainment clients make efficient use of Google's Cloud Platform for compute and storage workloads. Previously, Jeff spent two years as a Cloud Solutions Architect at Google and has specialized in broadcast, VR, gaming and visual effects workloads.
Prior to joining Google, he led large teams as a Computer Graphics Supervisor at Framestore. Over his 20 year career in film and gaming, he has also worked at a variety of companies including Pixar, Sony Imageworks, Industrial Light & Magic, Blizzard Entertainment and Animal Logic. As a CG Supervisor he was responsible for both technical and artistic process decisions that bring the artistic vision of clients to the screen. Favourite credits include The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, Sucker Punch, X-Men, World of Warcraft, and Star Wars II.