CEO, BreakAway Games
Doug Whatley is a 30+ year game industry veteran, and the CEO of BreakAway Games. Doug’s career started at AOL, where he lead the client software development team and online gaming initiatives. From AOL he moved to MicroProse, ABC Sports and Disney, where he worked on critically acclaimed software titles such as Darklands, Gunship 2000, Sid Meier’s Civilization, and ABC’s Monday Night Football.
In 1998 Doug founded BreakAway Games. BreakAway has been partnered with major industry powerhouses like Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Sierra Online, TakeTwo and many others. His unique approach to using game technology and the belief “that games have the power to transform how we learn, work, and live” catalyzed the transformation of a successful independent game developer for the top tier entertainment publishers into the leading Serious Game Developer, creating game-based educational, training & assessment products for the Healthcare, Emergency Response, Defense, & Research communities.