“If I could send electric shocks through the phone, I would.”
— Elan Lee[1]

Elan Lee is a senior employee at 4orty2wo Entertainment. He is the vice president and experience designer for the company.

Elan has pioneered numerous breakthroughs in the area of entertainment and immersive gaming in his career. At 42, he is responsible for crafting the audience experience on innovative new projects and also plays a key role in the creation of the company’s content-driven platforms.

Elan started his career as a character designer at Industrial Light and Magic, where he worked on several motion pictures. In 1998, he became lead game designer at Microsoft Game Studios, designing and directing games for the PC and Xbox. Elan has served as Director and Lead Designer on numerous projects, including Steven Spielberg’s AI experience, “The Beast”, and “ilovebees”.

Elan’s work has been featured in numerous publications around the world. As a pioneer in the field of immersive gaming, and interactive experiences, Elan is a frequent speaker at forums including the Game Developer’s Conference, The Alternative Gaming Forum, and Intel Research Laboratories.

He served as lead designer and puzzle creator for the Ilovebees video game, before the release of Halo 2.



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