AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Microsoft - Redmond, WA, USA
AES Member Type: Member
Scott Selfon is a senior development lead in Microsoft's Advanced Technology Group (ATG), where he manages developer consultancy, education, support, and advocacy efforts across Microsoft gaming platforms and technologies. He is also ATG's senior audio specialist, helping composers, sound designers, audio programmers, and game designers with technical and creative challenges in developing sound for games. Scott has also composed music for a wide range of media, including film, television, games, and live performance, and is a violist with the Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra in Seattle. Scott is a member of the Seattle Composers Alliance and is on the advisory board of the Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.). As an educator, Scott is a faculty member of both the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program and the University of Southern California, has coordinated and lectured at the Game Developers Conference's Audio Boot Camp tutorial sessions for more than a decade, and has spoken at conferences worldwide on audio, interactive entertainment, and sound implementation techniques and technologies for interactive media. Scott is an alumnus of the University of Southern California, where he obtained dual degrees in Music Composition (film scoring emphasis) and Computer Engineering/Computer Science.
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