1.2 Developer Profile: Edwin Catmull

By Chou Khamkeuang Edwin Earl Catmull born March 31, 1945 in Parkersburg, West Virginia is a retired computer scientist. He is also the co-founder and former president of Pixar and former president Walt Disney Animation Studios. In 2019, he received the Turing Award, with Pat Hanrahan for their pioneering work in computer-generated imagery (CGI) (“Edwin Catmull”, 2020). Ed Catmull’s work has had a revolutionary impact on the film industry, which paved way for a new…

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