Steve MacPherson joined Framestore in July 2010 as CTO, VFX, and became Group Chief Technology Officer in January 2012. In this role he is responsible for all technical operations across the Framestore Film and Commercials businesses worldwide. Previously he held the senior technology position for film at MPC (twice) and was a founding member and head of technology at Double Negative. Recent experience includes senior management roles for leading software developer Autodesk in Europe and Canada. A son of Silicon Valley and native San Franciscan Steve started his career working for supercomputer manufacturer Cray Research in the big iron HPC environments of NASA Ames Research Center, LMSC (Lockheed Missiles and Space) and LLNL (Lawrence Livermore National Labs) before joining SGI during their boom years. It was SGI that first brought Steve to London to build flagship training facility Silicon Studio UK. Steve brings a unique mix of technology and business awareness to Framestore coupled to a love of film.