Don is a well-recognized technology leader in the online gaming space. He is currently Chief Architect at The Obvious Corporation. Recently Don was founder & CTO at Ohai where he created next generation massively synchronous social games.
Previously Don was Technical Director at Sony Online Entertainment, where he was the lead technologist on 15+ major MMO releases. In this role, he ran the engineering team and drove company wide technology initiatives across the entire stack from network protocol, server optimization, gameplay engines, graphics rendering, to client side presentation.
As a chief architect of many of the original Social Games, known as Massively Multiplayer Games, his credits include EverQuest, EverQuest II, PlanetSide, Star Wars Galaxies, and FreeRealms. Donâ€™s games have generated over half a billion dollars of revenue.