Patricia E. Vance is the president of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). In her position, she leads the teams responsible for assigning age and content ratings to video games and apps, enforcing marketing guidelines adopted by the video game industry, and operating ESRB Privacy Certified, an FTC-approved COPPA Safe Harbor Privacy seal certification program. She also serves as founding chairperson of the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC), a non-profit organization that operates a ground-breaking global rating and age classification system for digitally delivered games and apps. It is on this initiative that Patricia will reflect showing how this system for digitally delivered games and apps reflects the unique cultural differences among nations and regions. Register on www.crossborderenforcement.com to book your free place to hear her speak of this inspirational work.
Pat is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Family Online Safety Institute, a non-profit organization working to make the online world safer for kids and their families, and the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of the interactive arts.