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John Wie

Content + Marketing Manager; Scholarship Program Manager
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences

John Wie is an experienced digital marketing and communications, gaming, and events professional. He currently serves as the content and marketing manager and scholarship program manager at the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, a nonprofit that celebrates interactive entertainment. John has also worked at Sony Interactive Entertainment as a community manager at Santa Monica Studio, working on titles including but not limited to God of War (2018), Bound, and PaRappa the Rapper Remastered.

John is passionate about supporting digital literacy programs, mentorship opportunities, and local small businesses, especially in immigrant AAPI communities. He teaches as an adjunct lecturer at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), as well as a longtime alumni student mentor at the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication. In addition, John volunteers for various organizations such as being the National Marketing Director at Project by Project, a nonprofit that seeks to uplift AAPI leaders and support other AAPI nonprofits, as well as a 2023 fellow at the CAUSE Leadership Institute.

During his free time, John loves to search for the best food and drinks as an 12+ year participant in the Yelp Elite program as well as discussions around entertainment, technology, and travel.

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