Michael Wasserman


Part-time Faculty


Mr. Wasserman's involvement with collaborative analytic games started in 1994. Since then, he has led or advised projects for a broad range of customers from Fortune 500 companies to a variety of US Government elements including the State Department, Department of Defense, Treasury, and the National Security Council. Mr. Wasserman's gaming projects have ranged from week-long, 350 person wargames to small, half-day decision simulations involving less than 20 people. He has used games to facilitate strategic planning, test policies and plans, and explore emerging phenomena. Mr. Wasserman has extensive experience in using games to examine military issues, the present-day implications of long-term trends, technological breakthroughs, as well as looming or unfolding crises. In addition to conducting games, Mr. Wasserman has over a decade of experience in teaching and training professionals on wielding games to address organizational needs. Since 1998 he has taught gaming concepts and principles to a variety of audiences. From 2011-2013, Mr. Wasserman founded and directed the DNI-sponsored Intelligence Community Simulation Center.


IAFF 6503 Introduction to Gaming & Simulations