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|Session Name:||Operating a Company - The Day to Day Routine|
|Speaker(s):||David Baszucki, Jim Charne, Don Daglow, Gary Gattis, Bill Graner, Jeffrey Lapin, James Niesewand, Dan Offner, David Rosenbaum, Rob Shillingsburg|
|Company Name(s):||ROBLOX, Law Offices James Charne, Daglow Entertainment, Spacetime Studios, Crater House, WWTX, LLC, Illyriad Games, Loeb & Loeb, Law Offices of David S Rosenbaum, Jetbolt Games|
|Track / Format:||Game Dev Start-Up Summit|
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|Overview:||The back-office side of game developers. Areas to be discussed include hiring and firing employees; capturing ownership of all work product; developing an employee handbook - setting policies like vacation, leave, nondiscrimination; the importance of cementing "employment at will;" employee non-competes and moonlighting; incentive compensation - does a stock option plan make sense?; management - developing and filling out an organizational chart; insurance considerations - what do you need and when?; setting reporting structure; how your lawyer, insurance broker, and accountant can make life easier.|