Cogswell College’s Dean of the College Jerome Solomon on SIGGRAPH 2017 and Educating Students at Cogswell

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Jerome Solomon is Deann of the College at Cogswell College and is completing his service as SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair. During this interview from our StudioXperience Broadcast Studio at SIGGRAPH 2017, Jerome talks with Steve Waskul about the conference, it’s history, some of the features attendees of SIGGRAPH 2017 experienced and also about his work educating students with the great folks at Cogswell College.

About Jerome Solomon

Jerome Solomon serves as Dean of the College at Cogswell College and is completing his work as SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair.

Jerome Solomon has grown up in the entertainment industry in positions at Industrial Light and Magic, DreamWorks Animation, Electronic Arts and Rhythm & Hues Studios. “Avatar,” “Madagascar,” “Shrek 2,” “Babe,” “Ace Ventura II,” and “Batman & Robin” are some of the films he has worked on. Jerome also has experience in the gaming industry and has shipped three AAA game titles: “Star Wars: Force Unleashed,” “Tiger Woods 07” and “The Godfather Game.”

Jerome holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from UCLA and a Masters of Science Degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in Computer Animation.