Department Chair - Computer Science
Jon Sanchez graduated as a technical engineer in computer systems from Mondragon Unibertsitatea in 2010. He later earned his BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation in 2015 from DigiPen Europe-Bilbao and a master’s degree in visual analytics and big data from the Universidad Internacional de La Rioja.
After his graduation, he founded Kaia Studios with other DigiPen graduates and released Dynasty Feud on Steam and PlayStation 4. After his endeavor as a developer, he returned to DigiPen in 2017 to teach a variety of computer science classes from entry level to advanced courses. As a computer graphic enthusiast, he enjoys showing students how math and physics are crucial to rendering amazing images on a computer screen.
“As a former DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe-Bilbao student, I know what the students are going through, and it is a satisfaction to see how their efforts always pay off,” Sanchez says.