Rachel Presser is a game developer, writer, business consultant, and game and film producer from The Bronx. Rachel runs Sonic Toad Media and Consulting which is dedicated to helping people understand the business of games, and empowering indie developers and other creatives to transform their careers and quit their day jobs.
A former tax accountant, she helps indie developers with marketing, business, and taxation issues and also does B2B consulting and project management for organizations interested in working within the gaming industry. A frequent contributor to Gamasutra, her work on business and developer relations is often featured and she wrote the first and only book dedicated to game developer taxes. Rachel is currently working on the visual novel It's Different When It's Your Own and starting up a film production arm called Amphibious Concepts.