Matthew Thompson, DMA is an assistant professor of music at the University of Michigan. He teaches the groundbreaking and massively popular class "Video Game Music." Dr. Thompson has won numerous grants to support his research, continuing education, and teaching, including a UMOR Small Grant to Support Major Conferences to help fund "Hosting the 5th annual North American Conference on Video Game Music at U-M in 2018,"
Christopher Erb was the Vice President of Brand Marketing at EA SPORTS and the Executive Vice President of Brand Marketing at Legendary Pictures. Chris is currently the Managing Partner of tripleclix. He joins the Checkpoint Radio crew to discuss how video games are marketed.