Roger Arias is Director of Business Development for Atari, Inc. and has over sixteen years experience in the software and games industry. He has licensed, produced or designed more than 50 successful properties. The products he has brought to market have aggregately generated over $350 million in revenues and include many hugely successful franchises such as; Dragon Ball Z, Yu Yu Hakusho, IMCA-Dirt Track Racing, Beachhead, John Deere American Farmer and many more.
Prior to his career in the software industry, Roger served on active duty as a United States Army officer and aviator. He served in Korea as a platoon commander flying UH-60 Black Hawks along the DMZ. He later served in combat as a pilot and Liaison Officer to the 7 th ID G Staff during Operation "Just Cause" in Panama. He achieved the rank of Major while serving in the Minnesota Army National Guard, culminating in the position of the S3 Operations officer for the 2-147 th General Support Aviation Battalion in 2004.