President, Forterra Systems
Robert Gehorsam is President at Forterra Systems Inc and is one of the world’s most experienced and successful exeecutives in the online games and entertainment world.
Before joining Forterra Systems he served as SVP, Programming and Production at Viacom's CBS Internet Group, where he was responsible for content, creative, production and operations for CBS.com, CBSnews.com among others. Prior to this, he was SVP for Programming and Production at Sony Online Entertainment (SOE). In addition to business planning for SOE, he was directly responsible for all operations, product acquisition and development, and technology for The Station @sony.com, one of the world's most popular game destinations on the Internet. He oversaw the creation of a robust, highly scalable game platform that supports millions of customers of dozens of online games including, Everquest, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! Online. From 1985-1992 Robert founded and led Prodigy's games and educational divisions, launching the first large-scale subscription- based sports simulations and nearly two dozen other online titles.
Robert has held management positions at Scholastic Inc. and consulted to Microsoft, AOL, CNET, Ziff-Davis and Children's Television Workshop. Earlier in his career he was an editor at Simon & Schuster, where he helped found its Electronic Publishing Division and published some of the first consumer applications for Macintosh.READ MORE