20-year veteran Reitman will also provide mentorship and guidance to the studio as it relates to business development and industry relations
Carlsbad, CA – July 12, 2016 – Visionary Realms, a video game studio focused on revitalizing the MMO genre with their flagship game Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, today announced that David Reitman has been appointed to serve as a non-executive member of the board. David has over 20 years of experience in leading teams in the videogame, entertainment and media industries and is widely credited as one of the space’s influential personalities. As a board member at Visionary Realms, David will serve as an advisor for business development and investor relations.
“Having someone of David’s caliber join us is paramount to our development as a business,” stated Chris Rowan, CEO. “His business development expertise and network of industry relationships will be invaluable to the leadership team of Visionary Realms. He is well-versed on how to scale and grow a business on the global stage as it relates to digital strategies and video games.”
David Reitman currently serves CI&T as Vice President of Digital Solutions leading their client engagement and consulting team in North America and Europe. Additionally, David has served as a senior leader with SAP Hybris, Digital River, Gaikai and AT&T. He has played a key role leading teams focused on digital transformation initiatives for companies like Activision / Blizzard, Amazon, BBC, Big Fish Games, CNET, Codemasters, DirecTV, Disney / ABC, EA, Facebook, Fox Interactive, Gaikai, Google, Konami, Microsoft and Microsoft Game Studios, MLB, Napster, Netflix, Onlive Game Services, Pearson, Real Networks, Sony Playstation, Thomson Reuters, Time Warner, Turbine, Viacom/CBS and Wikipedia.
Reitman’s contributions to the board of Visionary Realms has already begun as he has connected some of the industry’s top experts with the company.