As Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.’s executive vice president of product development, Frank Pearce plays a critical role in the development of all Blizzard Entertainment® titles. This involves coordinating the work of multiple teams in order to ensure that every project maintains the same polish and quality that mark all Blizzard Entertainment games.
Since cofounding Blizzard Entertainment with Allen Adham and Mike Morhaime in 1991, Pearce has been deeply involved in the company’s projects. He takes an active role in the ongoing development of World of WarcraftÒ as the current executive producer, and he oversaw the development of World of Warcraft’s first three expansion packs, The Burning CrusadeÒ, Wrath of the Lich King®, and Cataclysm�. Pearce also served as the executive producer for the company's recent blockbuster real-time strategy game, StarCraftÒ II: Wings of Liberty�, and is currently coordinating the development of its highly anticipated first expansion, Heart of the Swarm�.
In his spare time, Pearce enjoys staying active by way of running, biking, and hockey. He also sits on the Computer Science Advisory Board for the University of California in Los Angeles, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science and engineering.