Maureen Fan is CEO and cofounder of Baobab Studios, the leading VR animation studio. She co-founded Baobab with Eric Darnell, who directed and wrote Madagascar and all 3 franchise sequels, netting over $2.5 billion in the box office. Their animated VR film, Invasion!, starring Ethan Hawke, is top ranking in the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR service. They are Oculus and Samsung's top partners and top featured as the main demo for their events (GDC, film festivals), in 300K+ retail stores worldwide and in the Galaxy S7 + free Gear VR bundle. Zuckerberg used Invasion! in his F8 keynote demo. Invasion! is 1 of 3 non gaming launch titles promoted on Oculus Rift launch homepage (the other 2 are first party). It was also showcased as Hulu's top VR launch partner, in Times Square with T-Mobile/Samsung, and at Sundance with Comcast/NBC Universal, Oculus, and Samsung. Invasion! has been accepted to Tribeca, Cannes, Annecy, and SIGGRAPH. Maureen has held leadership roles in film, gaming and the consumer web. She was most recently vice president of games at Zynga, where she oversaw three game studios, including the FarmVille sequels, which contributed to 40 percent of the company’s revenues. Previously, she worked on Pixar's “Toy Story 3” film and at eBay in product management and UI design. Her most recent collaboration, “The Dam Keeper,” directed by Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo, was nominated for the 2015 Oscar Best Animated Short. She received her undergraduate degree in an interdisciplinary program in computer science, art and psychology from Stanford University graduating Phi Beta Kappa and earned her master’s degree in business from Harvard University.