John Murray is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz and a member of the Expressive Intelligence Studio. He co-authored, with Anastasia Salter, Flash: Building the Interactive Web from the MIT Press (2014). His scholarly research focuses on the application of computational models to studying interactive digital narratives, while his artistic work explores tangible user interfaces and playable stories.
He is also co-founder and CTO of Seebright, a company designing authoring tools and affordable hardware for mixed reality. He has been awarded multiple patents for his work on related technologies.