Carly McGinnis is the COO of the award winning game publisher Exploding Kittens. She began her career in talent representation at William Morris Endeavor followed by Brillstein Entertainment working with clients including JJ Abrams, Jennifer Aniston, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Rudd, Natalie Portman, Adam Sandler and Gwyneth Paltrow. In 2013, she joined Elan Lee’s Interactive Television Division at Microsoft. Her team developed original TV content for the Xbox console, incorporating interactive features to enhance and differentiate the traditional viewing experience. In January 2015, Carly joined Elan and Matthew Inman (The Oatmeal) at Exploding Kittens which went on to become an overnight international success raising nearly $9 million in 30 days on Kickstarter. Today it is still the most-backed Kickstarter campaign in history with over 219,000 backers. The team has since launched three additional game titles, all of which can be found among Amazon’s Best Sellers as well as in Target and Walmart.