Matt Wolf is an American video game and new media designer, director, producer, creator and board game inventor. Wolf also conceived the first Alternate Reality Game to ever win a Primetime Emmy Award.
Born in Tennessee and raised in Santa Barbara and Sacramento, Matt Wolf is the only son of two PhD Psychologists. Wolf started his career at Electronic Arts in 1992 and worked there until 1998. Wolf moved from Electronic Arts to Sega Entertainment in 1998 and in 2000 he left Sega Entertainment to form Double Twenty Productions (D20). Today Wolf still runs D20 as his primary media and entertainment production company.
In 2007, one of Wolf's original creations the fallen Alternate Reality Game won a Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for the Outstanding Creative Achievement for an Interactive Television Program. Wolf originally conceived the game's story and design for ABC Family to promote their Fallen (ABC Family Miniseries). It also won Best Experimental Project at SXSW in 2007 and Best Interactive Program at the Banf World Television festival in 2007.
Wolf acts as interactive creative adviser to the Robert Ludlum Estate. The Estate relies on Wolf to oversee Ludlum based interactive