Ben Jelter joins the speaker lineup for this year’s Promised Land
Ben Jelter is an illustrator, comic artist, and art instructor with over 10 years of experience in the entertainment industry.
He graduated from San Francisco's Academy of Art University in 2008 with a degree in Illustration. That same year he self-published his first graphic novel: The Tumor.
Throughout his career, Jelter has done freelance work for many companies including Apple, Madefire, Armor Games, Autofuss and Boostr. His work has been featured by CMYK magazine and the Society of Illustrators.
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, together with Stefan Schmitt, former Blizzard Entertainment developer, Jelter co-created the 4X mobile strategy game Sidius Nova. He later successfully funded two more comic kickstarters; one in 2013 and the other in 2016.
He is currently working on an ongoing biopunk comic called Heliosphere, with the first book already published and second book underway.