FORTRESS GAMES TEAM
Chief Executive Officer + Co-Founder
With over 16 years of partnerships, marketing, and sales experience in the gaming, esports, music and technology industries, Ryan has built an intimate knowledge of the most exciting and burgeoning corners of digital entertainment and the fandoms that flourish there. He has executed end-to-end global campaigns for gaming’s biggest names, including Riot Games, Activision Blizzard, Ubisoft, NVIDIA, Microsoft, HP, Amazon, and more. Ryan was an early member of the team behind the upcoming game, The Bazaar, by Tempo Games.
One of Ryan’s earliest memories in life was the first time he played Pong on a dusty, thrifted Atari system. Fast forward a couple of years to playing Super Mario 3, through which he subsequently discovered his lifelong passion for games. All-time favorite games include Final Fantasy Tactics, Age of Empire 2, Diablo, and Metal Gear Solid 2.
Chief Creative Officer + Co-Founder
David Case is the Co-Founder and Creative Director at Fortress Games. David has over 15 years of experience as a marketer, communicator, project manager and graphic designer. David holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a specialization in Marketing from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and a Diploma in Digital Media and Information Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
David is a lifelong gamer and has always had an interest in game creation and development having filled notebooks with designs, concepts, characters and stories since he was young. Today, David is a member of the Canadian Game Studies Association and the International Game Developers Association and he continues to fill notebooks with designs, concepts and ideas. All-time favourite games include Chrono Trigger, Metal Gear Solid and Dark Souls.
Chief Operating Officer + Co-Founder
Anthony Masleck is the Co-Founder & CFO of Fortress Games. Anthony is a corporate strategy and finance professional with nearly 15 years of experience working domestically and internationally with a broad range of companies and organizations, from technology start-ups to global financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Anthony holds an MBA in Finance from the Haskayne School of Business, a Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Calgary and a certificate in Corporate & Organizational Leadership from Duke University.
Anthony started his gaming life on the NES and has been hooked ever since. All-time favourite games include Civilization 2, Metal Gear Solid and the Grand Theft Auto Series.