Will Macrae is a software engineering team lead at Palantir Technologies, based in Palo Alto, California, where he has managed the development of platforms for integrating, securing, analyzing, and visualizing data. Will’s work has included web and desktop application development with focusses on extensibility, geospatial analysis, and scalability, and has been used for clients in nonprofit, insurance, defense, finance, law enforcement, and more. Previously, Will spent four years working on the design and engineering of an unreleased AAA massive multiplayer online game at 38 Studios. He left the games industry for Palantir to see how software can change the world for the better, and is excited to see games make a real difference at healthEgames.
Will graduated Phi Beta Kappa with degrees in Computer Science and Discrete Math from Carnegie Mellon University, where he also studied game design within the Entertainment Technology Center.