By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Close
Naughty Dog Head of Technology Leaves the Studio After 17 Years

Naughty Dog Head of Technology Leaves the Studio After 17 Years - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 December 2023 / 4,383 Views

Naughty Dog's head of technology Christian Gyrling has left the studio after 17 years and will be succeeded by Travis Mcintosh, announced the developer via Twitter.

"Our head of technology Christian Gyrling has decided to leave Naughty Dog after an amazing 17-year career at our studios," said Naughty Dog.

"We're grateful for his many contributions to the studio, our games, and his teammates. We will miss Christian greatly and wish him the best of luck on where his path leads next. 

"Travis Mcintosh, a 19-year veteran at Naughty Dog, will succeed Christian as head of technology."


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


More Articles

4 Comments
CosmicSex (on 10 November 2023)

Travis Mcintosh, the gentlemen succeeding Christian is currently the Programming Director. This promotion seems appropriate.

  • +4
DonFerrari (on 10 November 2023)

Best of luck to Christian on his next endeavor.

  • +2
KLAMarine (on 10 November 2023)

What does a head of tech do?

  • 0
IMissTheNinja KLAMarine (on 12 November 2023)

he/she oversees the development and/or implementation of all the technologies involved in a videogame's creation.

  • +2