Mr. Thomas is founder and CEO of Triseum. His passion for game-based learning resonates inside and outside of the classroom. With more than 20 years of CGI production, he has worked around the world on legendary video games, live action feature films and gripping commercials. He served as the Head of Graphics for EA Sports Football (including NCAA, Head Coach, NFL Tour and Madden, the longest running and most successful sports franchise in the history of video games) and is also credited with creating graphics for such notable films as Men in Black, Con Air, Independence Day, and Tomorrow Never Dies.
Today, Andre shares his insight, ideas, and overall love for gaming across academia. He founded and serves as the Director of the LIVE lab in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University, where he also teaches game design game development, and interactive graphics techniques. In 2014, he founded Triseum and currently serves as the CEO, inspiring student and faculty though immersive, engaging and fun learning experiences. Additionally Andre was recently appointed to the advisory board at the National Academy of Science. He was named the EdTech Leadership award winner and is a renowned speaker at education and technology events, including SxSW, ASU GSV, and EDUCAUSE.