Doug Whatley is an interactive entertainment industry veteran with 30 years of successful game development experience, Doug is a lifelong gamer. This avocation allowed him to transform a “hobbyists pursuit” into a thriving business venture. Doug got his start with board games back in the 1970s and and later joined AOL, OT Sports/ABC/Disney Interactive. Doug founded BreakAway in 1998. In the years since it was founded, Doug has positioned BreakAway as a leader in Serious Games and Game-Based Learning. He has attracted high-profile customers in the entertainment industry, academia and the Federal Government.