A proven gaming and digital media expert, with over 20 years of experience. Marcus has start-up and Fortune 500 corporate experience, including stints at IBM, Turner Broadcasting, and Sega. Also shares his experience in a number panels and speeches. He ran Sega Sports, a $100 million business unit. In that role, he was responsible for all sports games for launch of Dreamcast, which included the initial versions of NFL 2K and NBA 2K. After Sega, he leveraged corporate experience into successful gaming related start-ups, including: a) founder of Blue Heat Games, a leading mobile game development studio; b) partner in Konsole Kingz, an urban gaming consultancy. Marcus is a graduate of Georgia Tech, with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.