Derek Robert Iversen (born May 19, 1971; age 50) is a SpongeBob SquarePants crew member who has worked on the show since the premiere of "Bubblestand" as a production assistant, but did not start writing episodes until season 6.
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Iversen was born on May 19, 1971 in Phoenix, Arizona. He started his career in television working on The Angry Beavers as a production assistant. As of "Safe Deposit Krabs," Derek Iversen has written 45 episodes of SpongeBob. After working on SpongeBob SquarePants, he started working on Sanjay and Craig, Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, and Billy Dilley's Super-Duper Subterranean Summer.
- In the closing credits for "Friend or Foe," "Rise and Shine," "Waiting," and "Fungus Among Us," his name was misspelled as Derek Iverson with an "o" instead of an "e."
- In the opening credits of "Porous Pockets" and "Shuffleboarding," Derek Iversen was spelled as Derek iversen with a lowercase i.
- This could be because of the font used, as the official SpongeBob font has a slightly larger lowercase 'i' in place of a capitalized one.