Rick Champagne leads global industry strategy and marketing for Media & Entertainment at NVIDIA. Working closely with customers and industry partners, Rick helps guide marketing and strategy for the film, TV, games, broadcast and advertising industries. With a long history of industry management for products and solutions such as HP Z Workstations, the Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya Entertainment Creation Suites, Softimage, Mudbox and Painter, Rick has been in the service of artists and other creative professionals for nearly two decades. Rick spends much of his personal time in his technological and creative pursuits. He studied graphics in college and holds an MBA.