Founder & CEO
Mark Long is the founder and CEO of Meteor Entertainment, Inc., a Free-to-Play game publisher and distributor in Seattle, WA.
Mark is a New York Times bestselling author and prolific creator/producer of video games, graphic novels and feature films. In 2011, he founded Meteor with the sole purpose being to help their development partners create the best gaming experiences possible. By focusing solely on Free-to-Play gaming services, and in turn reducing the barriers to entry for all players, they reduce the barriers to entry for all players. Meteor's support of the creative process and independent developers has allowed games such as Adhesive Games’ Mech shooter HAWKEN, scheduled to release 12/12/12, to be brought to a global audience for free.
Prior to founding Meteor, Long was founder and Co-CEO of Zombie Studios. Long has served on a number of advisory boards and committees including the University of Washington, the Producer’s Guild in Hollywood and the National Science Foundation. Long had a R&D career that spanned three laboratories: the Sarnoff Research Center, the Institute for Advanced Technology, and the CASE Laboratory. Long received his BS at the University of Texas, where he also received his commission in the US Army.