How rich is Ray Muzyka?
Ray Muzyka Net Worth:
|Birth date:||Edmonton, Canada|
|Profession:||Businessperson, Physician, Entrepreneur|
|Education:||University of Alberta|
|Nominations:||BAFTA Games Award for Story|
Ray Muzyka biography:
Ray Muzyka is a Canadian investor, entrepreneur, and doctor who has an estimated net worth of $80 million. He is best known as the co-founder of BioWare together with his classmate, Greg Zeschuck in the early 1990’s. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Rather than focusing on post-graduation in medicine, they founded the business which became part of Electronic Arts (EA) in 2008. He was named the Senior Vice President and General Manager for EA along with the CEO for BioWare.
Additionally, it worked with LucasArts to create Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic and Star wars: The Old Republic.
Besides BioWare, he also serves as the Director and Co-Chairman of CodeBaby Corporation. He’s one devoted poker player. On March 27, 2013, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards.
Ray Muzyka is a Canadian investor, entrepreneur and physician. In October 2012 he announced that he was embarking on a ‘third livelihood’ mentoring and purchasing technology, new media, medical and social entrepreneurs, and impact investing.
Muzyka co-founded BioWare, that was incorporated in 1995, with all the other co-founder of BioWare, Greg Zeschuk, in the early 1990s after they earned their medical degrees at the University of Alberta. After selling BioWare to Electronic Arts in 2008, Muzyka became a general manager and vice president at EA in addition to his CEO job at BioWare, and subsequently was promoted to senior vice president and general manager of the BioWare label at EA. As well as his project development function, Muzyka has also managed the fiscal, human resources, operations, advertising and legal business side of BioWare, and he finished his executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program in 2001 at the Ivey School of Business, UWO. He completed his Medical Doctorate (MD) in 1992 from the University of Alberta, and afterwards obtained his specialization from the Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP) in 1994. Muzyka was named as among Canada’s “Top 40 under 40” in 2001, received Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award (Software and Information, Prairies) in 2001, as well as the BDC Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1997. Muzyka and Zeschuk were inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame in 2011. and received the Lifetime Achievement award in the International Game Developers Choice Awards in 2013.