Shanna Tellerman

Shanna Tellerman Bio Shanna Tellerman is the Founder and CEO of Sim Ops Studios, Inc., a spin-off company from Carnegie Mellon University formed in January 2006. Shanna has overseen operations, development, fund raising, and strategic relationships since the formation of Sim Ops. She has several years of experience working in the video game and emerging serious games industry with a focus on breaking down the barriers for creative development in 3D environments by enabling the everyday user to create and self-publish 3D content. Graduating with a Masters degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University in May 2005, she was hired on as commercialization specialist at the Entertainment Technology Center to continue development and investigate commercialization opportunities for the highly publicized simulation training platform technology Hazmat Hotzone. This technology platform launched the formation of Sim Ops Studios, for which Shanna negotiated an exclusive technology license from CMU. Shanna has experience in a variety of roles including strategic development, business development, project management, user-centered design and research, and 3D artistic production. She worked as a production intern for Electronic Arts on The Sims 2, the sequel to the best-selling PC game ever, and has also researched and co-authored the paper titled ̢

Educational History

BA Fine Arts, Minor Multimedia Production Carnegie Mellon University