Denis Papp is Director of Programming and Executive Producer at TimeGate. He has been with the studio since 1999, during which time it has earned awards for RTS of the Year, Strategy Game of the Year, and Expansion of the Year. At TimeGate, Denis has been responsible for engine architecture, game design, and development of an Agile methodology for video game project management. He started in the game industry professionally at BioWare in 1996, working as Lead Programmer for Shattered Steel. Following that, he developed one of the first strong poker AIs, Loki, for his M.Sc. thesis with the University of Alberta Game Research Group. He is currently working on TimeGate's next, unannounced title.