Rich Fiore is a media artist specializing in 3D and Visual Effects. He has a Master’s Degree in Arts, Entertainment and Media Management from Columbia College of Chicago, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics from Northeastern Illinois University. Fiore has been a college instructor for visual effects, game design, and film since 2000. Prior to working in education, Fiore was Vice President of Creative Development for High Voltage Software Inc., working in game development with Microsoft, Midway Games, Sega, Atari, and others. He is currently working in Augmented Reality game development.