Dan Porter

Head of Digital, WME; CEO, Overtime

Dan Porter

Head of Digital, WME; CEO, Overtime

Biography

Dan Porter is the Head of Digital at William Morris Endeavor where he oversees digital strategy and the building of new digital products. He is the former CEO of OMGPOP where he oversaw the design and release of Draw Something. Draw Something has been downloaded on Android and iPhone over 100 million times and is the 3rd most downloaded game ever. Porter has had three #1 apps on the iPhone. In 2012, he led the sale of OMGPOP to Zynga. Previously he was the SVP of Corporate Development for Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in North America where he invested in and started new Virgin Companies. Previously Porter was on the early team of TicketWeb, the first online ticketing company and he led its sale to TicketMaster, a unit of IAC. Porter started as a public school teacher in Crown Heights Brooklyn, then was part of the founding team of Teach For America. He led the recruitment for Teach For America and eventually served as the President of Teach For America. Porter is the founder of Inside Startups, a resource for startups in NYC and on the board of Venture For America. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two sons.

All session by Dan Porter

OPENING PRESENTATIONS

9:40 am – 10:10 am