Dan Scherlis <www.scherlis.com> is a consulting executive producer with 20-years experience in social media and online content. Dan was CEO of massively-multiplayer developer Turbine during its initial five years, serving as producer of the Microsoft-published Asheron’s Call. He was then founding Content Director of a new mobile-games venture within telecom giant Comverse. Dan chairs the advisory board of Entertainment Science, a medical/behavior game venture. He advises other online-community and interactive-media ventures.
Before joining Turbine, Dan proposed and led a new game-publishing initiative for Papyrus Design Group, where he produced and distributed IndyCar Racing. He then deployed new online publications for Interchange Online Network, from Ziff-Davis/ATT. Dan has guest-lectured at local universities and presented at Games For Health, MIT Enterprise Forum, HBS Cyberposium, Game Development Conference (GDC), E3 Expo, CTIA, and other entrepreneurial and game industry conferences. Dan holds AB, AM (Linguistics), and MBA degrees from Harvard.
(You can see a list of my conference presentations.)