02 Apr Dan Salvato
Years Attended: 2019
Dan Salvato is an independent developer best known for creating one of 2017’s most surprising hits in gaming. Born from Salvato’s interest in both anime and horror games, DDLC has reached over 5 million downloads worldwide and is one of the highest-rated games on Steam, also winning the SXSW Cultural Innovation Award.
After leaving his desk job in 2016, Salvato moved to Boise, Idaho and founded Team Salvato to pursue his dreams full-time. Following the success of DDLC, Salvato plans to continue making interactive media for fans around the world to enjoy.