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Asi Burak

Games for Change
Board Chairman
New York City
Asi is a veteran of the videogame and technology industries, and an award-winning executive producer and designer.  For the past five years, he served as the President of Games for Change (replaced by Susanna Pollack), and he is now Chairman of the Board.

He served as a strategic advisor to organizations like EON Productions (producer of the James Bond films), Tribeca Enterprises, Newsweek, and McCann Erickson, helping guide the strategic use of games to further brand engagement.

He is often interviewed by international media and has been invited to speak at conferences and institutions including TED Talks, Harvard Kennedy School, the Clinton Global Initiative, Sundance, the Skoll World Forum, CES, SXSW, GDC, and the US Army War College.
Before Games for Change, Burak co-founded and led Impact Games, the creators of the acclaimed “PeaceMaker” and “Play the News” gaming platforms (acquired 2010). He is often interviewed by international media, and has been invited to speak at conferences and institutions including TEDTalks, Harvard Kennedy School, Sundance, Skoll Forum, SXSW, and the US Army War College. He is a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts’ MFA in Design for Social Innovation, and holds a Master of Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.

Follow Asi on Twitter @aburak

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, June 24
 

4:00pm

 

My Moderators Sessions

Thursday, June 23
 

11:30am