Gary joined GoAnimate in 2011, with over 15 years of media and entertainment experience earned in the US and Asia.
Previously, he was the COO of Wego.com in Singapore, a price comparison travel search engine referred to as “the Kayak of Asia.” He also served as an advisor to Idol Films, a Hong Kong-based film development company during this time. Prior to Wego, he was Asst. Vice President with Mediacorp Raintree Pictures, Singapore’s feature film studio, concentrating on film financing and international sales. Prior to Raintree, he served as a strategy consultant with Yahoo! Southeast Asia, advising senior management on a variety of strategic, operational and financial issues.
Before moving to Asia, Gary was an award-winning corporate television writer/producer in Chicago and Austin. He also wrote, produced and directed the English-language adaptations of over 20 anime franchises for ADV Films, including both “fan titles” such as City Hunter, Legend of Crystania and Queen Emeraldas, and “crossover titles” such as Tekken and Sonic the Hedgehog.
He holds a BA in Economics & Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) from New York University, an MFA in Film/TV from Northwestern University, and an MBA (With Distinction) from INSEAD. He is an avid volleyball player and has a growing interest in Balinese art.