IEP is helping companies to accelerate and standardize knowledge of the video game industry for all both new and existing employees.

Under the guidance of their expansive advisory board, IEP has interviewed hundreds of experts in the video game industry and collated their wisdom and insights into a comprehensive curriculum focused on the industry of interactive entertainment.

The result: the worlds most comprehensive online and blended learning continuing education and talent transformation solutions for employers and active professionals seeking a successful and long term career in video games.


IEP programs have been developed in conjunction with an advisory board representing veterans from across every spectrum of the business.

Only IEP offers industry specific education and training certifications that directly address the skills and knowledge that leadership in the gaming industry is demanding.

IEP updates programs annually to keep aligned with the rapid pace of change working in the highly competitive video game industry demands,

The IEP Advisory Board

Justin Berenbaum

VP of Strategy, Xsolla

Mary Bihr

Industry Veteran

Andy Billings

VP Profitable Creativity, Electronic Arts

Chris Early

SVP, Partnerships & Revenue at Ubisoft

Andreea Enache-Thune

Head of Global Business Development and Strategy, Blind Squirrel

Dan Hewitt

Chief Communications Officer, Gearbox Entertainment

Perrin Kaplan

Principal, Zebra Partners

Chris Kramer

Head Of Communications, NA, Tencent Games

Robert Liguori

President, EEDAR an NPD Company

Laura Naviaux Sturr

Head of Business Operations & Player Experience, Amazon Games

Karl Stewart

Deputy Chairman, BAFTA LA

Christian Svensson

VP, Head of Global Third Party Relations, PlayStation

Patrick Sweeney

Founding Partner, Interactive Entertainment Law Group

Mike Vorhaus

President, Magid Advisors

Richard Williams

SVP, Global Brand Management, Electronic Arts

Careen Yapp

Strategic Partnerships, Stadia Games & Entertainment

Alumni Advisors

Gordon Bellamy

Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts, USC

Michael Capps

Industry Veteran

Chris Charla

Senior Director Content Curation and Programs, Xbox

Brian Crecente

Veteran Industry Journalist

Carrie Dieterle

Chief People Officer, Insomniac Games

Jason Harris

Head of Corporate Strategy & Global Market Intelligence, Electronic Arts

Michael Hogan

Former EVP Strategic Business & Brand Development, GameStop

Geoff Keighley

Founder, The Game Awards

Andy McNamara

Director Of Communications For Shooters, Electronic Arts

Bryan Neider

Industry Veteran

Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Former CRO, Twitch

Elliot Solomon

Former Vice President of Americas, Unity

Patricia Vance

President, Entertainment Software Ratings Board

Chris Younger

Principal & Director of Strategy, Ayzenberg Group

Joost van Dreunen

Founder, Superdata Research