AIAS President Resigns

by Joe Juba on Oct 04, 2010 at 02:00 PM

Joseph Olin, president of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, has stepped down from his position with the organization, which he has held since 2004.

"It has been an honor and absolute pleasure to serve the Academy’s Board and members,” said Olin in the AIAS press release. “The dynamic nature within the interactive entertainment industry is always best served with new ideas – now is an appropriate time to transition from the Academy in a way that will ensure its continued growth through Martin’s leadership and energy.  I look forward to working with Martin and the Board as their representative in the months ahead.”

Olin is referring to Martin Rae, his successor as president who will take over AIAS duties such as organizing the DICE Summit and the Interactive Achievement Awards.