Scott Hartsman is a games industry veteran with 30+ years’ experience as a developer, producer, executive, advisor and director in online games and their platforms. He has served in these roles at Sony Online Entertainment, Trion Worlds, Wargaming, and more. He’s developed, published, and launched dozens of successful massive games including a pair of EverQuests, RIFT, Trove, and ArcheAge. He considers himself extremely fortunate to have been in leadership of a team that won a technical Emmy for their groundbreaking work in MMOs, and was later nominated for a BAFTA as the head of RIFT. He currently works with various game studios from startup through scaling and launches as both an advisor and independent director, while dreaming up what to build next.