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Hello! My name is Ken Poirier (pronouced pwar-ee-ay). Life has been a strange journey for me. The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts opened my eyes to the performing and visual arts. With entrepreneurism running in my blood, and having run a number of businesses, in 2005, I became a full time stage performer, based out of Seattle, regularly touring the west coast. In 2008, I felt I needed a change of pace and switched occupations to one of my other loves, video games.

After two years of working with the Microsoft xbox360 platform, operating in a number of different elements as a QA Developer and spending six months on a special team finalizing the Kinect platform for launch. While there I was starting to build some new gaming protoypes of my own with a heavy focus on artificial intellegence.

I returned to higher education. First, studying Information Technology at Indian River State College and eventually earning a BLA in Mathematics and Natural Sciences with a very heavy focus on artificial intelligence and neurology at Indiana University. While working a natural language processing theory, I took a high interest in literary writing.

I am currently working towards a full time career as a writer, but am not oppsossed to working in information technology. I am currently living in Los Angeles, freelancing as a writer, media consultant, and event entertainer.

 

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