Hasbro introduced a brand new senior VP of Dungeons & Dragons earlier this week: Dawn Rawson, formly of Microsoft Dynamics 365. Here’s what we all know.
Earlier this week Hasbro introduced each a brand new position at WotC and the particular person filling it. The new position was Senior Vice President of Dungeons & Dragons, a job which presumably has the identical authority as a non-D&D vp. So if there’s a tie within the Dungeon and or Dragons, presumably they’ll solid the tiebreaking vote.
Filling the sneakers of the brand new position: Dan Rawson, former COO of Microsoft Dynamics 365. Here’s what we all know.
Hasbro Appoints New Senior Vice President of D&D
According to Hasbro’s announcement, Rawson can be stepping in together with his “decades of leadership in strategic business, e-commerce, and product management.”
Dan Rawson has joined Wizards of the Coast in a newly created position as Senior Vice President of Dungeons & Dragons. Mr. Rawson, previously COO of Microsoft Dynamics 365, brings a long time of management in strategic enterprise, e-commerce, and product administration. In this new position, he’ll lead total Dungeons & Dragons model progress and profitability throughout digital, bodily, and leisure.
The concentrate on digital and leisure seems like an extension of WotC’s huge push as leaders of Hasbro’s digital endeavors. Rawson was tapped to assist broaden the alternatives afforded by WotC’s latest acquisition of D&D Beyond:
In May, Wizards of the Coast accomplished its acquisition of D&D Beyond, the favored digital companion to Dungeons & Dragons utilized by over 10 million registered gamers. Since then, Wizards has continued to construct upon the success of D&D Beyond, increasing the toolset’s capabilities to convey communities collectively for world-class digital RPG play. Mr. Rawson’s e-commerce skillset and digital-first expertise will lend itself to persevering with to assist the expansion of D&D Beyond alongside Dungeons & Dragons total.
Rawson said that he was “thrilled to work with a talented team to expand the global reach of D&D.”