Caryl Shaw is currently the Founder of Tower of Robots Consulting in San Francisco providing production and project management services to game and app developers.
Prior to Tower of R, Caryl was an Executive Producer at KIXEYE and ngmoco:) where she was responsible for building and managing iPhone and iPad applications as fun and profitable games and services. Earlier in her video games career, Caryl was a Senior Producer at EA/Maxis and worked on The Sims, SimCity and Spore franchises as the Lead Online Producer. And way back in the first dot-com boom, she worked at a variety of internet startups managing online communities and content websites starting back in 1995.
She's spoken internationally about a range of topics including: Running a Live Mobile Game, Lessons Learned Making a Social Game for Facebook and Putting User-Generated Content to Work in Video Games.