Sonny Alves Dias


Sonny Alves Dias is a very passionate software engineer with a strong background in augmented reality, serious games, and video games. With a deep interest in artificial intelligence, 3D programming, and user interface development, Sonny has mastery over numerous programming languages, database management systems, and platforms.

As Pixelmatic’s CTO, Sonny manages the technical team in Shanghai for both development and live operations. Prior to being recruited to Pixelmatic, Sonny was a Lead Programmer at Spicy Horse Games, working on “Akaneiro: Demon Hunters,” an action role-playing hack and slash game. Before moving to Shanghai, Sonny was a Project Manager at Numeri4D in France where he focused on leading teams to build augmented reality projects.

Sonny holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard in France. He received his diploma after a research internship at the Kyushu University in Japan, where he created an evolving artificial intelligence for the Super Star Trek text video game. Sonny’s published work includes an article on evolutionary computation.