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Josh Resnick is an American video game producer. He was the co-founder and
president of the now defunct game developer Pandemic Studios. Pandemic Studios
and its sister company, BioWare, were purchased by Electronic Arts in 2008 for $860
million. After Pandemic’s game Mercenaries 2: World in Flames received bad reviews
and poor sales, Electronic Arts shut down the company. He then went on to co-found
and head up as CEO luxury candy boutique Sugarna, featuring 125+ gourmet sweets
from small artisan candymakers around the world.
Before founding Pandemic, Resnick spent four years at Activision as a producer. His
credits there include MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat (1995), which sold over 1
million copies worldwide, and Dark Reign (1997), a successful RTS game. Resnick also
led the strategy division of Activision’s product development department, which
produced Battlezone (1998).
Resnick earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
in 1993 and his B.A. from Pomona College in 1989.