Shehzan leads Cesium’s 3D Engineering & Ecosystems and works with all our other teams to champion, support, and serve our customers.
Shehzan focuses on outward-facing engineering, partnerships, customer support, and promoting features for development that will have the greatest impact for our users. He also contributes to the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to advance open standards for geospatial applications and is part of several standards working groups and innovation programs. He is a frequent contributor and speaker on 3D geospatial technology.
Prior to his current role, Shehzan was a 3D Graphics engineer and brought his expertise to the 3D Tiling Pipeline and measurement analytics. He is a contributor to 3D Tiles and glTF, and has a strong background in parallel programming and GPU computing as well as open source.
Shehzan previously worked at ArrayFire on GPU computing, high-performance GPU libraries, and graphics applications. He also helped lead the effort to open-source the ArrayFire library.
Shehzan teaches GPU Programming and Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with an MSE in Computer Graphics and Game Technology in 2013.
He enjoys traveling, watching soccer and Formula 1, and playing Settlers of Catan.