Jean-Noël Portugal founded In Visio in 1994 and Dramaera in 1998. Author and director of multimedia games and productions on CD-Rom and Internet, his research focuses on dialogue-based interactive storytelling and gameplays.
The results of his research can be found today in simulation tools designed for teaching communication or negotiation techniques. He also works as an interaction designer in the automotive, domestic and interactive gaming industries. Portugal currently teaches interactive writing at the Gobelins École de l'Image in Annecy.