CUDA Spotlight: Vlado Koylazov
By Chris Barylick and Calisa Cole, posted Nov. 29, 2012
CUDA-Accelerated Visual Effects
This week's Spotlight is on Vladimir "Vlado" Koylazov, co-founder and head of software development at Chaos Group, the makers of V-Ray and V-Ray RT.
Chaos Group was founded in 1997 in Bulgaria and has grown to a team of more than 100 people in Europe, USA, Japan and Korea. This interview is part of the CUDA Spotlight Series.
Q & A with Vlado Koylazov
NVIDIA: Vlado, what is your role in the visual effects industry?
NVIDIA: How do you utilize GPU technology at your company?
NVIDIA: How does GPU computing help your customers?
NVIDIA: What's an example of work your customers have produced with VRay-RT?
NVIDIA: How far do your customers go to get the maximum performance from VRay-RT?
NVIDIA: Where do you see V-Ray RT being in five years?
NVIDIA: What do you enjoy most about your job?
NVIDIA: How did you get into your current line of work? And what advice would you give to someone interested in that career?
Bio for Vlado Koylazov
Vlado Koylazov is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Chaos Group. He oversees the development of all software products, including the V-Ray rendering engine and its integrations in Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, etc. Vlado graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Informatics and a Master's Degree in Computer Graphics from FMI, Sofia University.