Nancy MacIntyre

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    Nancy MacIntyre is CEO and Co-Founder of  Fingerprint Digital, Inc.  a global mobile technology company focused on the children’s market for education and entertainment products and services. Founded in 2011 and funded by Corus Entertainment, Dreamworks, Reed Elsevier, and GSV,  Fingerprint’s proprietary technology platform and expansive library of over 4000 fun learning games, books, and videos supports award winning services Samsung Kids, Verizon Gizmo Learning, and Highlights for Children.

    A thought leader in kids’ digital entertainment and an innovator in  educational gaming and toys, Nancy previously served as EVP of Product Innovation and Marketing at LeapFrog Enterprises, the leader in interactive games, books, and toys.  While at LeapFrog, Nancy led the charge around connected learning with the launch of the Learning Path Online, Tag Reader, and Leapster Gaming System. Her efforts to rebuild reading, expand gaming, and refresh the brand, catapulted LeapFrog to the top – as the #1 brand for learning and play in 2009.

    Before LeapFrog, Nancy was VP of Global Sales and Marketing at LucasArts where she traveled the world to market Star Wars games and led the launch of bestseller Lego Star Wars. Prior to that, she was VP of Marketing at Hasbro Interactive leading efforts for family and kids games, including best sellers like Monopoly, Frogger, and Roller Coaster Tycoon. All told, Nancy has launched over 100 games and 11 #1 titles, representing over $2 billion in revenue. A mother of two millennials,  she focuses on inspiring a love of learning in children of all ages.  Nancy has a BS in Finance and Accounting from Drexel University.

    Twitter: @nancymacintyre

    Twitter: @fingerprintplay

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      Sanj KharbandaVP Digital Strategy, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Dust or Magic Hurricane Edition

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      "Relevant, invigorating and mind expanding: a great event. Warren's energetic, warm and informal style of communication and facilitation is key."

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      Krista MarksDust or Magic 2011

      "The best part is the inspiration that comes from being with a group of like minded, passionate, talented humans."

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      "So great to share with like-minded people in a low pressure, no drama environment. Great size, space and leadership."

    • Kimberley SorensonThe Waterford Institute, Dust or Magic Highlights Foundation 2015

      "A wonderful opportunity to get down and dirty with a lot of different voices in a protected space. Inspiring + energizing on all conceivable levels -- many many thanks."

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      Jayne ClarePresident, Teachers With Apps, Dust or Magic Highlights 2015

      "Leaving with a wealth of new knowledge, friends, ideas and inspiration!"

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      Erin ReillyCreative Director, Annenberg Innovation Lab at USC, Dust or Magic eBook Retreat 2013

      "This was just the retreat I needed to learn and to be inspired by others." 

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      Scott TraylorPresident, 360KID, DM 2002-2010

      "Come for toys, stay for friendship; leave with knowledge."

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      "Great crowd, great minds, great learning experience."

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      "Just soaked in all of it. Great environment!"

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      "Warren and Daren really made everyone feel relevant and comfortable. Perfect balance of healthy criticism and ideas for growth."

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