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Alvy Ray Smith Booking Agency Profile

Alvy Ray Smith is best known for being the co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios as well as Altamira. Smith was born in Mineral Wells, Texas, and he has earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University and while there, he created his first computer graphic. Smith then went on to earn his Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University where he became known for his dissertation on cellular automata theory. Smith then went on to be an associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at New York University and also taught for some time at University of California, Berkeley. Smith has worked for Xerox PARC where he worked on SuperPaint and helped created the HSV color space. While working at the New York Institute of Technology, Smith met Ed Catmull who he worked with on Pixar as well as Lucasfilm Computer Division. Apart from his work with Pixar and Lucasfilm, Smith has been a member of the board of regents of the National Library of Medicine. Through his work with Altamira, Smith co-founded the company with Eric Lyons and Nicholas Clay. Altamira was later bought out by Microsoft and after being acquired by Microsoft, Smith became the first Graphics Fellow for Microsoft. Currently, Smith has gone on to take photographs and work as a keynote speaker..

How to hire Alvy Ray Smith for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Alvy Ray Smith.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Alvy Ray Smith, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Alvy Ray Smith or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Alvy Ray Smith's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Alvy Ray Smith for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Alvy Ray Smith, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Alvy Ray Smith. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Alvy Ray Smith booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Alvy Ray Smith for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Alvy Ray Smith booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Alvy Ray Smith charge for an event. One example fee to book Alvy Ray Smith is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Alvy Ray Smith agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Alvy Ray Smith manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Alvy Ray Smith for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Alvy Ray Smith agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Alvy Ray Smith, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Alvy Ray Smith booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Alvy Ray Smith, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Science-Technology
Range
Business, Business-Careers, Science-Technology, Science-Technology-Engineer, Male, Age Group-18-30's, Age Group-30's-50's
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