Nick Fortugno is Co-Founder and President of Rebel Monkey, Inc. -- a NYC-based casual game entertainment company. CampFu, Rebel Monkey's forthcoming casual MMO, is launching in open beta in February 2009. Before Rebel Monkey, Fortugno was the Director of Game Design at gameLab, where he was a designer, writer and project manager on dozens of commercial and serious games, and served as lead designer on the downloadable blockbuster Diner Dash and the award-winning serious game Ayiti: The Cost of Life. Nick teaches game design and interactive narrative design at Parsons The New School of Design, and has participated in the construction of the school's game design curiculuum. Nick is also a co-founder of the Come Out and Play street games festival hosted in New York City and Amsterdam since 2006.