About the Author
Morgan Ramsay has been building small companies into great companies for more than a decade. Currently, Mr. Ramsay is Founder, President & CEO at Entertainment Media Council, the first and only association for entrepreneurs, C-level executives, and senior managers in the video-game industry.
As the bestselling author of two globally published books about the video-game industry, Gamers at Work: Stories Behind the Games People Play and Online Gamers at Work, Mr. Ramsay interviewed nearly 40 successful entrepreneurs, including Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins, Gaikai cofounder David Perry, and DeNA founder Tomoko Namba. A sought-after expert, he has appeared in major publications such as Forbes, VentureBeat, and the San Diego Union-Tribune.
For seven years, Mr. Ramsay was Founder, President & CEO at Heretic, a strategic communications agency. While primarily responsible for business development and client relations, he worked with the Executive Office of the White House to recognize United States Navy veterans and launched products for defense and entertainment clients, from nonprofits and small businesses to the Fortune Global 500.
Mr. Ramsay is a Business Council Member at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation and an Advisor to the Board of Directors at Coronado Promenade Concerts where he provides guidance on strategy, marketing, and technology.
Previously, as Advisor to the Board of Directors at San Diego Filmmakers and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at the International Game Developers Association of San Diego, he worked with luminaries and Hollywood stars, from Disney Epic Mickey creative director Warren Spector to Battlestar Galactica lead Richard Hatch, to inform and entertain game developers, filmmakers, and entertainment leaders.
Mr. Ramsay holds a bachelor's degree in Communication from University of Phoenix, and received education in nonprofit management; event planning; advertising, marketing, and merchandising; and retailing from Chapman University, San Diego State University, and Palomar College.