Dana Plautz spent 10 years in the Hollywood entertainment industry holding senior posts at Embassy Communications and Hanna-Barbera Studios. Followed by 13 years in high tech at Intel, Corp. specializing in the area of new media and emerging applications. During her tenure at Intel she also founded and chaired the Art and Entertainment Committee for the Intel Research Council. She was a founding member of the Board of Directors of Eyebeam where she served from 1998 to 2007. She is a regular conference speaker and her writing on the field of art and entertainment has been published in the Leonardo Journal and the ACM Computer in Entertainment Magazine to name a few. Plautz also has served on numerous other art and education boards. She held a government appointment for 6 years as Chairman for the Oregon Film and Video Office. She is an accomplished video and web producer. Some of her projects include the award winning documentary "Artist Response to 9.11". Currently she is founder and partner of www.MrsP.com that won the American Library Association honor of "Great Web Site for Kids" along with The National Parenting Center 2009 Seal of Approval. She currently serves on the executive committee of the Portland Women’s Foundation, and is a member of ARCS. Plautz also teaches a class on Strategic Design and Sustainable Thinking at Portland State University.