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Ray Muzyka
Works at Threshold Impact
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Looking forward to attending and speaking at the the Venture Fast Growth 50 event Feb 24th, and meeting this year's winners!
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Looking forward to speaking at the entrepreneurship stream of the Bilbao Fun and Serious Games Festival in December!
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An honor to be featured in UAlberta's  New Trail magazine this month - "Ray Muzyka's Next Chapter" http://newtrail.ualberta.ca/spring2014/features/ray-muzyka-next-chapter 
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Here's an ad which its makers don't have the money to show during Sunday's Superbowl: http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/heres-an-ad-about-rskins-that-its-makers-dont-have-the-money-to-show-during-sundays-superbowl/ … via @FilmsForAction
2 minutes | The National Congress of American Indians did not have the funds to run this ad during the Super Bowl. You should watch it and share it anyway.
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Social media and internet search filtering algorithms are creating online 'echo chambers', lacking challenging ideas. The Problem With Facebook …
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Of course, but that doesn't really make the problem go away in general.
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Ray Muzyka to keynote Startup Calgary's Launch Party November 13th http://wp.me/p2HYAJ-bP via @ThresholdImpact
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Threshold Impact founder Dr. Ray Muzyka will speak at the Atlantic Venture Forum, June 17-18th, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Ray will join Paul Singh from 500 Startups and Dawn Umlah from InnovaCorp in the panel “Crossing the Desert – Getting from Seed to the Elusive A-round.”

More information about the panel and the conference is available on the Atlantic Venture Forum website: http://atlanticventureforum.ca/program-schedule/
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Three faces of Elephant Seals - from South Georgia Island, January 2014 http://www.flickr.com/photos/raymuzyka/12281803333/
Explore RayMuzyka's photos on Flickr. RayMuzyka has uploaded 1309 photos to Flickr.
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The top five misconceptions about evolution, demystifying foundations of modern biology - via molecularlifesciences.tumblr.com  http://tmblr.co/ZjxjUw164Zwgj
molecularlifesciences: “Top 5 misconceptions about evolution: A guide to demystify the foundation of modern biology. Version 2.0 Donate here to support science education: National Center for Science...
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Recommended Reading for Entrepreneurs - some of my favorite books on leadership and business - via @ThresholdImpact @RayMuzyka
There are a lot of great resources out there for entrepreneurs and business leaders, ranging from mentors, to university and college courses and e-learning, to educational videos, and the vast arra...
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This is great, thanks. Gonna bookmark for later!
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Investor/Entrepreneur
Employment
  • Threshold Impact
    Founder & CEO, 2012 - present
  • CodeBaby
    Director, 2001 - 2013
  • BioWare
    Co-founder, 1993 - 2012
  • BioWare
    CEO, 1994 - 2012
  • Electronic Arts
    Label Head/Senior Vice President, 2008 - 2012
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ER MD, software entrepreneur, tech/new media/social/impact investor, technophile/science fan, poker/videogame player, frequent traveler/photographer. Co-founder, BioWare. http://blog.bioware.com/2012/09/18/from-ray-muzyka/
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Dr. Raymond Muzyka co-founded BioWare (http://www.bioware.com) in the early 1990s with the other co-founder of BioWare, Dr. Greg Zeschuk, after they earned their medical degrees at the University of Alberta. After selling BioWare to Electronic Arts in 2008, Muzyka became a General Manager and Vice President at EA in addition to his CEO role at BioWare, and subsequently became a Senior Vice President and General Manager of EA's BioWare Label, comprised of eight BioWare studios and 1400 full time staff worldwide. 

In October 2012 Muzyka announced his retirement from BioWare/EA and videogames (http://blog.bioware.com/2012/09/18/from-ray-muzyka/), with his next career chapter focused on mentoring and investing in new entrepreneurs in technology/entertainment/new media, and social entrepreneurship/impact investment.

Dr. Muzyka is also a director and co-Chairman of CodeBaby Corp (http://www.codebaby.com), a leader in web-based virtual agent technology which enables companies to integrate engaging and interactive 3D characters with their websites, eLearning materials, and online services. 

Muzyka obtained his Bachelor of Medical Science degree from the University of Alberta in 1990, his Medical Doctorate from the University of Alberta in 1992, and his Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario (Ivey School of Business) in 2001.

Dr. Muzyka is an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization, a Director on the Board of Trustees of the Stollery Health Foundation (http://www.stollerykids.com/about-us/our-board/ray-muzyka.aspx) a former board member (2001-2008) of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS), and was inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' Hall of Fame in 2011 for his work in the video game industry. He was named as one of Canada's Top 40 under 40 in 2005, received Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2001 and the BDC Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1997.
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