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|Session Name:||8 Keys to a Long Career in Games|
|Company Name(s):||4thRing Inc.|
|Track / Format:||Business, Marketing & Management|
|Overview:||Are you working in the games industry by chance, or do you see this as your calling and your career? If you're in it for the long haul you'll be happy to know that there's someone who's been building video games for 45 years and still loves the craft and the industry. Don Daglow started programming games on mainframes in 1971 and transitioned into the first round of console wars as Director of Game Design for Mattel's Intellivision, Atari's largest rival. Through boom times and crashes he's stayed in the industry ever since, and in this session he'll share the keys to creative and professional persistence that have carried him for over four decades in our turbulent business.|