President / Creative Director
V1 Interactive, Inc.
US

<p>www.v1interactive.com</p>

Marcus Lehto

A 24-year veteran of AAA games, Marcus served as one of the principal creative visionaries, owner and board member at Bungie, the creators of Halo.


His proven dedication in multiple facets of game production led him to an extended stay as the studio’s Creative Director, overseeing and guiding all aspects of design throughout the development of the Halo franchise, now a multi-billion-dollar franchise.


In 2003, Time Magazine named Marcus one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” and his numerous industry awards include the prestigious “Outstanding Real Time Visuals in a Video Game” in 2008 and 2010 from the esteemed Visual Effects Society.


Marcus founded a new game studio, V1 Interactive. It’s a small studio driven by talented and passionate developers dedicated to making great high quality games.

Awards

2007 Outstanding Real Time Visual Effects in a Video Game, Halo 3 2010 Outstanding Real Time Visual Effects in a Video Game, Halo Reach