chief technology officer, Linden Lab
Cory Ondrejka is a software developer best known as the former Chief Technology Officer of Linden Lab, makers of *Second Life*. With Philip Rosedale, Ondrejka co-founded *Second Life* and played a significant role in the architecture of the product. Ondrejka is currently Senior Vice President of Digital Strategy for the EMI Group. Before joining Linden Lab, Ondrejka served as Project Leader and Lead Programmer for Pacific Coast Power and Light, where he helped to develop *Road Rash 64* and built a core technology team to deliver titles to the Nintendo 64 and Sony PlayStation consoles. Prior to 2000, Ondrejka also worked for the Department of Defense and the National Security Agency.