Josh Bakken, the Head of Innovation at Tapas Media, has over 20 years experience building and leading innovative and award-winning products, including 11 years in the game and Free-to-X (Play, Read) industries. Prior to Tapas, Josh created a first-of-its-kind, real-money, game-of-skill series for digital photography called Snapshot Scholar while a Producer at Hot Shot Media. In addition, Josh was also the Producer of the award-winning MMO game Dream of Mirror Online for Aeria Games where he led the game to record-setting sales. Additionally, Josh as worked for a number of other innovative and exciting consumer product companies such as EA, Hasbro Interactive, Leapfrog, and others. Josh obtained his BA in Legal Studies from The University of California at Berkeley.