Craig Ostrander has 15+ years of experience in software development leading both product development and marketing teams. Craig currently teaches undergraduate business courses at San Diego's Southern States University. Previous to teaching, Craig worked at software start-up Emerge Group leading development of a cloud based financial auditing platform. Prior to that, Craig was a Senior Producer at EA Sports where he was a member of the SBU responsible for Madden and NCAA College Football. Prior to EA, Craig served as Executive Producer at Disney where he led a SBU and partnered with 10 developers that delivered of 11 games across 6 technology platforms.
Before Disney, Craig served 10 years at Sony Computer Entertainment companies in both software development and marketing roles. Craig was a member of the Sony PlayStation marketing launch team that built the PlayStation brand name to a leading consumer products brand. As Director of Marketing, Craig managed over 35 successful product launches and guided Sony through a period of tremendous sales growth. Craig received a B.B.A. degree in Marketing from Eastern Michigan University and earned a M.B.A. degree from California State University, San Marcos.