Nat Sims

Nat Sims
CEO, Night & Day Studios, Inc.

Website | @nightdaystudios

Nat Sims is the CEO and cofounder of Night & Day Studios. The company develops arts, education, and entertainment apps for Apple, Android, Nook, and the Kindle Fire.He has been a content developer and interface designer for over 20 years, creating educational software, interpretive plans and exhibits, curricula, graphics, music, and games.

Nat has designed over 50 iPhone and iPad applications in the last three years including the best-selling Peekaboo Barn, Eric Carle’s My Very First App, and Caillou’s World. Night & Day Studios has international licenses for many major children’s brands including The World of Eric Carle, Richard Scarry, and Yo Gabba Gabba!, and is currently collaborating on projects with publishers HarperCollins and Penguin Young Readers.

After completing a B.A. in interface design at Hampshire College, Nat earned his master’s degree in Communication at the University of California San Diego, studying educational software design and developmental psychology. Nat then worked for 10 years developing educational media for museums, including a multimillion-dollar visitor center for the City of Tucson and exhibits such as The Life & Times of Woody Guthrie for the Smithsonian Institution. Nat has presented at over a dozen conferences on education and technology, including the White House Internet Summit, Mobile Portland, and the Institute for the Future.


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Nat Sims (Night & Day Studios, Inc.), Björn Jeffery (Toca Boca)
Newly powerful mobile content developers are disrupting the educational publishing industry. Nat Sims, the CEO of Night & Day Studios, and other developers in this area, share their experience developing, marketing, and selling educational content in a global marketplace. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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