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Founder/President & Director of Operations
Quimby started Studio Hyperset in 2006 after studying Transatlantic literature and culture, new media, and humanities computing at the Universities of Georgia (AB, 00) and Nevada, Las Vegas (MA, 03; PhD, 08). Apart from his work with SH, Quimby makes films with the Happy Canyon Club and has published work in Bright Lights Film Journal, SCRIPTjr.nl, hyper/boʊl/e (SH's blog), and elsewhere online.
Director of Business Development
Cynthia studied Journalism and Technical Communication, with a focus on Public Relations and a minor in music, at Colorado State University. In her professional life, she's worked with a number of different companies including the music incubator SpokesBuzz, where she managed social media and blog content for their SXSW showcase. Cynthia has also managed PR and logistics for the USA Pro Challenge Women's Grand Prix, served as content manager for Cheese Chick Productions' "Best of Show" project at the American Cheese Society's annual conference, and coordinated marketing for the MouCo Cheese Company. In addition to her work with Studio Hyperset, Cynthia helps plan events at Elevate Your Communication and writes for Your Group Ride, which helps showcase the role of women in cycling.
Whitney studied Marketing with a minor in Management Information Systems at the University of Texas at Austin. She’s worked at Clif Bar and Company in Field Marketing, falling in love with their company culture, and at CheckMark, Inc. as a Marketing Associate. For the past three years, she’s also competed as professional cyclist for Colavita-Fine Cooking Women’s Pro Cycling, spreading the good news of bikes and olive oil. She co-founded the Fort Follies, a women’s cycling group geared for women to get more into riding. There she met Cynthia Wilson who came along right when an opportunity arose for Whitney to create and run Fort Follies Grand Prix, a women’s pro race at the USA Men’s Pro Challenge. The race found enormous success. 2014 has seen new and exciting changes for Whitney, partnering with Studio Hyperset as a Marketing Strategist and co-founding Peritus Coffee: a craft coffee roaster in Fort Collins.
Elke Hinze has worked as a web developer for 10 years, specializing in WordPress plugins and themes, and custom PHP applications. She completed an MS in Information Technology with a specialization in System Design and Programming from Capella University in 2005. Elke has worked for a variety of companies including the US-Army, The Manitowoc Company, and Orion Energy Systems. In her spare time, you'll find Elke slaying pixel dragons with the best of them in World of Warcraft.
Producer, Editor, Writer
Happy Canyon Club
Nick Roth has worked in nearly all facets of film and television production: writing, editing, producing, and occasionally starring in a number of award-winning shorts, documentaries, television shows, music videos and feature films. He also has a PhD in English from Cornell University, where for three years he taught film and writing. In 2013, Nick was tapped by Dream Author and the China Film Group to co-write and act as associate producer on $17mil 3D adventure/epic Chui Deng Legend, currently in production in Beijing. He has written, financed, and/or produced all of Happy Canyon Club’s productions. Nick is also producing an educational documentary on film and television directing with his father, director Bobby Roth (Lost, Prison Break, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), currently in post-production with a slated release later this year.
Director & Advisor
Alan has a Bachelors of Business Administration, with an emphasis in finance, from the University of Georgia. He’s licensed as a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He's currently a partner at Ingenium Accounting Associates in Reno, NV. Before joining Ingenium, Alan audited public and private companies in the manufacturing, oil & gas, mining, retail, and technology industries and served as the financial analyst and planning lead for an aerospace company and the Controller for a large, vertically integrated multi-family real estate developer.
Director & Advisor
At the Universities of Georgia and Florida (BA, 03; MS, 08), David studied theories of government and arms control. He completed a PhD in Design Construction and Planning at UF in 2012 with a focus on historic preservation, sustainability theory, and environmental ethics. Professionally, David has performed geo-technical evaluation and remediation work, co-founded a robotics engineering firm, and managed commercial and governmental construction projects. In addition to advising and directing SH, David serves on the Virginia Tech Building Construction faculty and the SCRIPTjr.nl editorial board and helps produce Live Free or Die!.
Director & Advisor
Isaac studied Telecommunication Arts at the University of Georgia (ABJ, 04) where he focused on production and distribution techniques for various forms of media. At UGA, he also helped the New Media Institute develop mobile applications for emerging media technologies. Isaac has a professional history in radio and television production, network security and database management, and — in addition to his work with Studio Hyperset — currently works as a video editor and cameraman at CW69 in Atlanta.