Carmack at the 2010 GDC
John Carmack is a game programmer, and the co-founder of id Software, a pioneer of the video game industry with titles such as Doom and Quake. Id Software was later purchased by ZeniMax Media, and he remained the studio head until November 2013
He is also the CTO of Oculus Rift, a project to bring VR headsets to the masses, later leaving Id to focus on this full time.
John Carmack has in the past been linked to a proposed Fallout game for the iPhone, which never progressed past the proof of concept stage.
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