Will Wright

Will Wright is a globally recognized visionary in interactive entertainment and Chief Designer for Electronic Arts as the man behind the block-buster game franchises “SimCity™,” “The Sims™” and universe simulator “Spore™.”

As a highly respected video game designer, Wright has received numerous awards for his work. In 2007, he received a fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. He was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by PC Magazine in 2005, a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards in 2001, and was the fifth person inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Hall of fame in 2002.