Cory works in Autodesk Research exploring cool, new things. Prior to that he was the Product Manager for the Entertainment Creation Suites: Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, MotionBuilder and Mudbox. Nowadays he blogs about Maya and interesting M&E things.
A movie you might like to watch :)
This Master Class from David Lightbown at Behaviour Interactive covers Maya and Softimage interoperability, and using ICE in Softimage with assets generated in Maya.