Engler oversees the business and content development of Syfy's digital portfolio, which currently includes SYFY.COM, DVICE.COM, SCIFIWIRE.COM, FIDGIT.COM and CHILLERTV.COM, as well as Syfy's mobile and broadband offerings. These affinity sites, which leverage the key categories of technology, gaming and entertainment respectively, consistently deliver high impact content and record traffic.
Under Engler's leadership, Syfy has been on the forefront of digital technology with innovations like the critically acclaimed Battlestar Galactica webisodes. He also spearheads Syfy's aggressive stance when it comes to extending shows online, as well as continuing to work on digital business development opportunities and liaising with the other NBCU digital entertainment properties.
Prior to joining SYFY.COM full-time in 1999, Engler founded Science Fiction Weekly, the first Internet magazine devoted to science fiction. While serving as its publisher and editor, the weekly was named best sci-fi 'zine on the Internet by Yahoo! Internet Life. It was sold to Syfy in 1999.
As a freelance writer, Engler's credits range from The New York Times to Wired. In addition, for four years he served as an "expert editor" for Amazon.com, and he also consulted for Yahoo! Internet Life. He is a regular speaker at events like Digital Hollywood, Blog-On and the Digital Media Summit, and has participated in the AFI's Enhanced Television program.