Tony Wan

Managing Editor, EdSurge

Tony Wan is Managing Editor at EdSurge where he frets over stories, semantics and snappy headlines. He was named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in Education in 2014. Prior to joining he co-founded a startup that developed a game best described as “Zelda with math.” He once wanted to be a history professor but had enough of dark, cold archives after finishing his M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University, and B.A. in History from the University of California at San Diego.

My Sessions

Navigating the Business of Learning Games

With the recent new entrants, new platforms, and new technologies, it’s a fascinating time for this space from a business perspective. The demand for games in schools is small but growing, as is the number of good learning games available for distribution into the institutional education market. What does it take to build a sustainable […]