Speaker profile

Starr Long

Executive Producer - The Acceleration Agency

Starr Long is an Executive Producer at The Acceleration Agency whose clients include Carnival Corporation, Universal, Disney, INVI Mindhealth, Secret Cinema and College Forward. TAA’s work includes shipping one of the largest Active Digital Twins to ever be deployed.

Starr Long has been making video games and technology for over thirty years. Over his multi-decade career Starr has partnered with visionaries like Richard Garriott and Lane Merrifield. Starr started his career at the legendary studio Origin Systems, where he was the director of Ultima Online. UO is the longest running MMO in history, and holds eight Guinness World Records. In 2000 Starr co-founded Destination Games with Richard and Robert Garriott. Starr’s industry acumen was recognized in 2008 when he was named one of the Top 20 Most Influential People in the Massively Multiplayer Online Industry by Beckett Massive Online Gamer Magazine.

Starr joined The Walt Disney Company as an executive producer in 2009. At Disney, Starr produced the Disney Parent App for Facebook, 8 mini-games in Club Penguin, Club Penguin mobile 1.0, 5 Educational Game apps for iOS and the Disney Connected Learning Platform. In 2013 Starr joined Portalarium to work on Shroud of the Avatar, currently the second highest crowd funded video game ever to ship. Starr currently serves as the CEO and Chairman of Gigstan, a marketplace for live music.


Intelligent Infrastructure - Day 2 - June 7, 2023
Panel Discussion: Creating & Leveraging Digital Twins Cities
Intelligent Cities, Digital Twins & Resilience
Speaking companies: The Acceleration Agency, Supermicro, US Ignite, Presagis
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