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A Few Words About Our Founder…

Geo-F/X is a small consulting firm headed by Richard Wright, Ph.D. GeoF/X specializes in digital publishing with extensive past experience in scientific visualization and high performance graphics.
Ric is currently Director of Engineering for the Readium Foundation, where he is leading the effort to develop open-source EPUB rendering engines for use in both devices and browsers.  It knits together more than 70 companies and developers from all over the globe. Ric was also a long-standing member of the International Digital Publishing Foundation (IDPF) working group for EPUB.  He is currently a member of the new Digital Publishing group at the W3C.
Previously, Ric was a senior engineering manager and developer at Adobe Systems of San Jose, California. At Adobe he  led the development of Adobe Digital Editions, the Reader Mobile SDK (RMSDK), and Adobe Content Server.

Ric was also a member of the original IDPF EPUB working group that produced both the the EPUB 2 and 3 specifications. Ric was also part of the development of the W3C standard for scalable vector graphics (SVG).  He wrote most of the support in Adobe authoring tools for SVG. He also contributed to the Adobe SVG Viewer Project as a developer.

Ric is the principal at Geo-F/X, which specializes in digital publishing and the scientific visualization via GIS and OpenGL. Ric holds both a M.Sc. and Ph.D in Earth Science from McGill University, where he also taught earth science for a number of years.

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