Managing Partner, E-Line Ventures, LLC
Consolée, 17, Rwanda
Alan has spent the last twenty years at the intersection of entertainment, technology and social entrepreneurship. Alan is currently Managing Partner of E-Line Ventures, a ‘double bottom line’ venture fund focused on empowering individuals, small businesses and underserved communities to better compete in a complex, global marketplace and to become actively engaged in the critical issues of the day. Prior to E-Line, Alan was CEO and Co-Founder of netomat, a leader in mobile-web community solutions and SVP of Activision, where he was a member of the executive management team that helped rebuild the game publisher from bankruptcy into a industry leader in interactive entertainment. Before Activision, Alan worked in the film industry with credits on numerous feature films. He also worked as a film critic and columnist for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, co-authored the book Game Plan and directed the documentary The Expatriates. Alan currently serves on the Board of Directors of ComicSpace, FilmAid International, Games4Change, Sustainable South Bronx, and on the Advisory Boards of Scenarios USA and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center For Educational Media and Research (Sesame Workshop).