Justin Johnson

Justin is an Assistant Professor of Art + Design and Doctor of Design practitioner at North Carolina State University. With over 13 years of experience in the game industry in a variety of roles including: level designer, environment artist, lead environment artist, character artist, and UI designer …

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Richard Dansky - Narrative Lead

The Central Clancy Writer for Ubisoft Red Storm, Richard Dansky has contributed to over 40 titles in iconic franchises like Ghost Recon, Might & Magic, Splinter Cell, Far Cry, and Rainbow Six. His most recent credit was on Clancy’s The Division …

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Ken Turner - Career Lounge Coordinator

When not saving the world from alien hordes, Ken teaches at Wake Technical Community College as an Associate Professor in the Simulation and Game Development curriculum. Ken is a consummate game professional. With a career that spans almost 20 years …

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Jane Proctor - Event Coordinator

ECGC and its predecessor DGXpo never would happen without hundreds of hours of Jane’s time. She wears many hats: volunteer coordinator, speaker information chaser, badge printer, website liaison, hotel block arranger and seemingly any other …

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Tom Gross - Treasurer, TGI

Tom previously was the CEO of CDV Software Entertainment USA, Vice President of Sales for Atari, VP Sales Infogrammes, and VP Sales and Distribution for GT Interactive Software. He now consults to the video game industry ….

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Troy Knight - Co-Founder and Co-Chair, TGI

Troy has 20 years of experience in the gaming, learning and design industries and is an entrepreneur at heart. He has worked as an animator, lead application engineer, head of project management, and director of global production. His experience began in the …

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Doug Foster - Webmaster & IT/Marketing Support

Doug Foster helps entrepreneurs explain and sell technology. Prior to founding Convinsys, Doug served in technical and managerial roles for sales, marketing, IT, engineering, and manufacturing companies ranging from startups to global high tech …

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Walter Rotenberry - Co-Founder and Co-Chair, TGI

Long time facilitator and innovator, Walter began making video games with his Commodore 64 back in the early 1980’s. After one of his programming students wanted to know why he would have to go all the way to Florida to learn how to make video games …

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Cindy Foster - Secretary, TGI

Cindy Foster is the director of the Simulation and Game Development program at Wake Technical Community College. With her team of industry experienced professionals, she leads the robust degree program that feeds many of the Triangle area …

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