A veteran of the videogame and tech industries, and an award-winning executive producer. In 2011, Burak was named one of the “”Digital 25: Leaders in Emerging Entertainment”” by the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Variety Magazine for his work on games for impact.
He has served as a strategic advisor to organizations like EON Productions (producer of the James Bond films), the Tribeca Film Festival , Newsweek, and McCann Erickson, helping guide the strategic use of interactive and gaming.
He is often interviewed by media, and has been invited to speak at conferences and institutions including TED Talks, Harvard Kennedy School, the Clinton Global Initiative, Sundance, CES, SXSW, and GDC. He is also a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) and holds a Master of Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.