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Alan Gershenfeld

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Co-Founder and President, E-Line Media

    Full Biography

    Alan Gershenfeld is Co-Founder/President of E-Line Media, a developer of commercial social impact video games.  E-Line titles include the BAFTA award winning Never Alone, Beyond Blue, Gamestar Mechanic and MinecraftEdu. Alan has worked on impact game projects with the Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, NSF, BBC, USAID, DARPA, White House OSTP, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Google and others.  Prior to E-Line, Alan was SVP Activision Studios where he oversaw titles such as Civilization: Call to Power, Muppet Treasure Island, Spycraft, Pitfall, Zork and Tony Hawk Skateboarding.  Alan has served on the Board of FilmAid International, Advisory Boards for iCivics and Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.  He is former Chairman of Games for Change, a Founding Industry Fellow at the ASU Center for Games and Impact and Co-Founder of Experimental Design, a leading world building design agency.