Hank Howie is a 30-year veteran of the computer game industry. He shipped his first game in 1992 as the Producer and Designer of Konami’s J.R.R. Tolkien Riders of Rohan game. Hank was a founding member and President of Blue Fang Games, the studio that created the best-selling Zoo Tycoon franchise, which was published in partnership with Microsoft Corp., as well as World of Zoo, published by THQ. Hank subsequently served as VP Global Business Development and COO at Disruptor Beam, signing iconic franchises such as Star Trek, The Walking Dead and Conan to game development deals. Hank is currently the Game Industry Evangelist for Modulate, the company behind ToxMod, the AI-powered voice chat moderation solution helping to make voice chat in games safer and more welcoming for everyone.