Founded in 2014, Wildcat Software takes talented students and combines them with cutting edge technology to produce high quality work at a reasonable rate. We have a wide variety of backgrounds and majors, including Computer Science, Information Technology, Digital Entertainment Technology, and Management Information Systems. Since its founding, Wildcat Software has partnered with ACU as a student-run organinzation. This provides us with the knowledge and expertise of faculty and staff while also giving students the opportunity to work on real world projects.
The unique student-run aspect of this company is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience running their own business and is the only venture of its kind in the nation.
Wildcat Ventures is a collection of nine student-run businesses. With more than sixty employees, students are continuously looking for new opportunities and ways to launch new businesses.
ACU Faculty Mentor
Rich holds a Bachelor's in Information Technology and Game Design from Abilene Christian University and a Master's in Human Computer Interaction from Iowa State University. He has worked for several years as a Senior Software Engineer and a Technical Lead on a variety of mobile and emerging technology projects for USAA and various other contracts. He has a passion for user interfaces and new and shiny devices and platforms. Rich’s primary areas of expertise include: iOS (Objective-C and Swift), Android (Java), Virtual Reality (using Unity and C#), and 3d modeling and texturing.
Daniel is a junior Management/Marketing major with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Portland, Oregon. He enjoys problem solving and managing system development teams.
Raquel is a senior Management and Information Systems major from Ambato, Ecuador. She enjoys working with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, InVision, and Python. Other interests include User Experience design, managing technical teams, and utilizing foreign language skills.
Jared is a junior Computer Science Major from Houston, Texas. He enjoys working with C++, Java, Swift, and MySQL, as well as research into utilizing Artificial Intelligence Systems.
Holly is a senior Computer Science major from Abilene, Texas. She enjoys working with C++, C#, and Lua, as well as web design and Human-Computer Interaction.
Ryan is a senior Digital Entertainment Technologies Major with a Computer Science Minor from Palestine, Texas. He enjoys working with Blender, Maya 2016, Unity, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and C++.