About Heather

Heather Chandler is a woman in tech. During her 23-year career in video game development, including over 3 years as Senior Producer on Fortnite, she’s led teams at Epic Games, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Activision.

She’s launched over 40 games on PC, Console, VR, and mobile platforms and has published several books and article on Game Production and Development. In addition, she has lectured at conferences around the world like the Game Developers Conference and Netherland Festival of Games.

In 2019, Heather decided to combine her love of games, her passion for team-building, and her entrepreneurial dreams and founded Whole Brain Escape. This is an escape room in Apex, NC that features four real-life adventure games.

Heather is a strong advocate of STEM education and is committed to providing opportunities for students of all ages to get in engaged with technology. She is a AAAS IF/THEN ambassador, and works with others to inspire to next generation of STEM pioneers.