Dan Rogers holds a juris doctorate in law and is licensed to practice in the state of California, including the Eastern Federal District Court.
Before opening his law practice, Rogers served as a senior partner with Interactive Studio Management, ISM. He was also the founder and president of BizDev, Inc., representing the business interests of independent video game developers around the world.
Rogers’ writing, research, and lectures (including the acquisition series The End Game and numerous articles published in Game Developer Magazine, Gamasutra, Electronic Gaming Business, and Game Daily) have helped many understand the dynamics of the video game industry. MIT’s Sloan School of Management and other organizations worldwide have relied on his work as the basis for their own interactive entertainment business analysis.
Earlier, as director of marketing and a general manager for Sierra On-Line (Vivendi Universal), he was responsible for creating marketing strategies for many of Sierra’s million-unit selling games. As the director of marketing for Virgin Interactive, Rogers was responsible for releasing their blockbuster hits The 11th Hour and Command and Conquer. Dan also served as the director of entertainment software for IBM.