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Can indies compete in mobile with the likes of Nintendo, Konami and Square Enix? FIGHTING ON YOUR STRENGTHS May 22nd, 2015

Can indies compete in mobile with the likes of Nintendo, Konami and Square Enix?

Indie Mavens talk agility and going cross-platform

Arnold Rauers Designer Tiny Touch Tales
Constantin Graf Designer Rebus Mind
Francois Alliot Designer Nerial
Jyri Kilpelainen Designer Jyri Kilpelainen
Kepa Auwae Business / Design RocketCat Games
Leanne Bayley Developer
Mike Rose Talent Scout tinyBuild Games
Nathan Fouts Founder Mommy's Best Games
Pavel Ahafonau Co-founder Happymagenta
Richard Perrin Owner Locked Door Puzzle

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Can those old dinosaurs Nintendo, Konami and Square Enix disrupt the mobile games market? SLOW TO MARKET May 21st, 2015

Can those old dinosaurs Nintendo, Konami and Square Enix disrupt the mobile games market?

Mobile Mavens discuss the third wave

Christopher Kassulke CEO / Owner HandyGames
Harry Holmwood European CEO Marvelous Entertainment

A 20-year veteran of video games and online space, Harry is European CEO of Marvelous AQL, a Japanese developer and publisher of social, mobile and console games, known for console games like No More Heroes and Harvest Moon, but now highly successful in the free-to-play mobile and web space in Japan and Asia.

A games programmer before joining Sony’s early PlayStation team in 1994, he then founded developer Pure Entertainment, which IPO’d and launched a free-to-play online gaming service way back in 1999.

He was also a director of pioneering motion gaming startup In2Games, which was sold to a US group in 2008.

Along the way, he’s been a corporate VP, troubleshooter, and non-exec to a variety of companies and investors in and around the games sector.

Jason Della Rocca Co-founder Execution Labs

Jason Della Rocca is the co-founder of Executions Labs, a first-of-its kind, hybrid game incubator and go-to-market accelerator that helps independent game developers produce games and bring them to market.

Formerly, Jason was a game industry consultant focused on business and cluster development, working with game studios and organizations all over the world.

Prior, he served as the executive director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) for nearly nine years, and was honored for his industry building efforts with the inaugural Ambassador Award at the Game Developers Conference.

In 2009, Jason was named to Game Developer Magazine’s “Power 50,” a list which profiles 50 of the most important contributors to the state of the game industry.

As a sought after expert on the game industry, Jason has lectured at conferences and universities worldwide. He also serves on various advisory boards and volunteer roles, such as co-chairing IGDA-Montreal, as an advisor to the ICT Practice of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, and serving on the research management committee of the GRAND Network Center of Excellence

John Ozimek Co-founder Big Ideas Machine

John is co-founder of PR and marketing company Big Ideas Machine. Also an all-round nice guy...

Oscar Clark Evangelist Applifier

As Evangelist for Applifier’s Everyplay platform, Oscar spreads the word on the game discovery benefits of gameplay recording & sharing, how opt-in video advertising can help convert non-paying users, as well as bring in direct revenue.

He has been a pioneer in online, mobile, and console social games services since 1998. He is also currently working on his first book, Games As A Service – How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games, expected in March 2014.

Scott Foe Chief Product Officer Ignited Artists
William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
Why Apple Watch won't hit its stride until Q4 2015 SLOW START May 18th, 2015

Why Apple Watch won't hit its stride until Q4 2015

Our Wearable Mavens discuss the first three weeks

Adrian Hon CEO Six to Start
Aki Jarvilehto CEO Everywear Games

Previously EVP at Remedy Entertainment, Mr. Järvilehto has 17 years of industry experience working in operative, executive and board positions in software, technology and games companies.

He also serves as board member in organisations such as Neogames and IGDA Finland.

Christopher Kassulke CEO / Owner HandyGames
John Passfield Owner Red Sprite Studios

John Passfield is the owner of Red Sprite Studios and program manager of Right Pedal Studios, a mobile game accelerator.

He is a veteran of the computer games industry with more than 20 years professional experience on numerous titles.

John is also credited as a founding member of the Australian games development community having founded some of the first development houses in the early nineties including Gee Whiz! Entertainment and Krome Studios.

John also worked as Creative Director at Pandemic Studios, and was Co-Owner/Creative Director of 3 Blokes Studios before selling it to RockYou in 2011.

John is passionate about wearable gaming and developed a launch title, Snappy Word, for the Apple Watch. He has two other Apple Watch games scheduled for launch.

Oscar Clark Evangelist Applifier

As Evangelist for Applifier’s Everyplay platform, Oscar spreads the word on the game discovery benefits of gameplay recording & sharing, how opt-in video advertising can help convert non-paying users, as well as bring in direct revenue.

He has been a pioneer in online, mobile, and console social games services since 1998. He is also currently working on his first book, Games As A Service – How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games, expected in March 2014.

Paul Virapen CEO WearGa

A veteran of the games industry with over 15 years experience, Paul has previously held roles as Head of Games at The Walt Disney Company, and CEO of Big Pixel Studios.

He is currently the CEO and co-founder of WearGa, a London based startup focused 100% on games designed for smartwatch.

Tiina Zilliacus CEO Gajatri Studios
Will Luton Game designer Doctor Monolith
William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
as Is India the next China of mobile games? MORE THAN BOLLYWOOD AND CRICKET? May 14th, 2015

Is India the next China of mobile games?

Our Indian Mavens compare and contrast

Abhinav Sarangi Co-Founder All in a Days Play
Manish Bhatia Project Co ordinator Winjit Games

Manish Bhatia is a Computer Engineer by profession, and has been working with Winjit Games for 11 months as a project coordinator. He is passionate about India's games industry development, and aims to soon establish himself as a games industry evangelist. 

Mithun Balraj Founder / Editor The Game Scrawl

Mithun works towards building the indie development community of India and popularizing game culture by providing coverage of local events and hosting meet-ups, game jams and talks.

Rakshak Kalwani Founder VR Playing Games

Rakshak Kalwani is game developer and founder of VR Playing Games. After completing his engineering degree in 2010 he worked for a few startups and game studios, working on games such as Draw War and educational apps such as Splash Match Grade K before finally starting his own studio in July 2014.

Raoul Nanavati CEO BYOF Studios
Rituraj Behera Cympl

My name is Rituraj Behera and I am Co-founder of Cympl, an Indie game studio started back in November 2012. I had begun my career as an application developer but I always loved playing games which attracted me to the fast growing mobile games industry. I had started the organization with a vision to create high quality mobile games and an attitude to learn & improve everyday.

Shailesh Prabhu Founder Yellow Monkey Studios

Shailesh Prabhu is an Indie Game Designer from India who has been designing games for over ten years. Seven years ago he founded Yellow Monkey Studios and is the recipient of numerous game design and entrepreneurship awards around the world. Socioball, HUEBRIX, It’s Just a Thought are some of his recent games. Shailesh is also an excellent cook, loves playing tennis, gardening and DIY projects apart from sporting facial hair.

Vaibhav Chavan CEO Co-founder underDOGS Gaming Studio

7+ years of experience in Gaming Industry. Currently spearheads underDOG Gaming as a Game Designer, Business and Product Guy.

Is the 12-month wait for Oculus Rift a disaster or an opportunity for VR? VR DAWNING May 12th, 2015

Is the 12-month wait for Oculus Rift a disaster or an opportunity for VR?

The Mavens debate when virtual reality will dawn

Christopher Kassulke CEO / Owner HandyGames
Dan Gray Executive Producer ustwo
Eros Resmini Head of Marketing Studio9 Corporation
Harry Holmwood European CEO Marvelous Entertainment

A 20-year veteran of video games and online space, Harry is European CEO of Marvelous AQL, a Japanese developer and publisher of social, mobile and console games, known for console games like No More Heroes and Harvest Moon, but now highly successful in the free-to-play mobile and web space in Japan and Asia.

A games programmer before joining Sony’s early PlayStation team in 1994, he then founded developer Pure Entertainment, which IPO’d and launched a free-to-play online gaming service way back in 1999.

He was also a director of pioneering motion gaming startup In2Games, which was sold to a US group in 2008.

Along the way, he’s been a corporate VP, troubleshooter, and non-exec to a variety of companies and investors in and around the games sector.

Oscar Clark Evangelist Applifier

As Evangelist for Applifier’s Everyplay platform, Oscar spreads the word on the game discovery benefits of gameplay recording & sharing, how opt-in video advertising can help convert non-paying users, as well as bring in direct revenue.

He has been a pioneer in online, mobile, and console social games services since 1998. He is also currently working on his first book, Games As A Service – How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games, expected in March 2014.

William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
Does Apple really care about indie game developers? EYE OF THE BEHOLDER May 8th, 2015

Does Apple really care about indie game developers?

Our Indie Mavens debate Apple's attitude

Andy Wallace Developer Andy Wallace
Ben Murch Creative Director Rodeo Games
Dan Menard CEO Double Stallion
Dave Gilbert CCO Wadjet Eye Games
Francois Alliot Designer Nerial
Mike Rose Talent Scout tinyBuild Games
Nathan Fouts Founder Mommy's Best Games
Pavel Ahafonau Co-founder Happymagenta
Shawn Allen Founder Nuchallenger
Tanya Short Creative Director Kitfox Games
Vadim Starygin Founder Elite Games
Is Apple's aggressive attitude to deprecating devices good or bad for game devs? May 5th, 2015

Is Apple's aggressive attitude to deprecating devices good or bad for game devs?

Mobile Mavens discuss where Apple could do more

Dave Castelnuovo Owner Bolt Creative
Jon Hare Owner Tower Studios

Jon Hare is one of Europe's best known creative directors and game designers with over 10 international number one games to his name and nearly 30 years of experience in the games industry.

Jon co-founded and managed the legendary 1980/90s development company Sensible Software, creating games such as Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder and Wizball to great critical acclaim and commercial success and has also worked in senior posts in two of the UK's biggest games developer/publishers Codemasters and Jagex.

Since 1999 Jon has been one of the top game design and business development consultants in Europe working for many different publishing and development clients.

His own new company Tower Studios specializes in developing, publishing and licensing games on mobile and digital formats enjoying recent international success with the release of Speedball 2 Evolution and Word Explorer across numerous mobile and digital platforms.

Jon has also been a full BAFTA member for over 10 years, serving on the BAFTA Games Committee and is a regular Chairman of juries for BAFTA Games awards, as well as acting in a mentor capacity for both BAFTA and NESTA.

Kevin Corti Principal Spidershed Media
Thomas Nielsen Osao Games
Will Luton Game designer Doctor Monolith
William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
Why in-game ads - native, video and brands - will unlock the next wave of F2P monetization A WORD FROM OUR SPONSORS May 1st, 2015

Why in-game ads - native, video and brands - will unlock the next wave of F2P monetization

Monetizer Mavens go ad-funded

Ben Cousins F2P game consultant

Ben is a 15-year veteran of the games industry - he's worked as a senior executive, studio head, project lead, creative director and game designer at companies like DeNA, EA, Sony and Lionhead.

He started working on traditional games, but has been focussed on the free-to-play business model since 2006 - an extremely long time by western standards. During that time He's worked on a total of ten separate free-to-play games across five different platforms reaching over 50 million users.

Eric Seufert VP of User Acquisition Rovio Entertainment

Author of Freemium Economics, published by Elsevier in 2014: http://amzn.to/19zaPQB

Owner / Editor at Mobile Dev Memo: http://mobiledevmemo.com

Ethan Levy Monetization design consultant, writer of FamousAspect.com
Jon Walsh CEO Fuse Powered
Justin Stolzenberg Director, Product & Monetization flaregames
Mark Robinson CEO DeltaDNA

With over 15 years’ data mining experience, Mark co-founded deltaDNA, formerly GamesAnalytics, to unlock big data to drive player understanding, introducing the concept of Player Relationship Management to build better games.

Mark Sorrell Freemium game design consultant

Mark Sorrell is a consultant and advisor on fremium game design, behavioural change, value perception and strategy. He has over a decade of experience in making games do new things, in new places, for new audiences. With an enviable history of successful projects for companies across gaming, broadcasting, advertising and finance, talk to Sorrell if you want to know how games can help your business.

Wes Leviton Lead Designer Adrian Crook & Associates

Wesley Leviton is a lead designer and producer with a 15-year history of creating successful games across mobile, social, and console spaces. Wes is an early innovator in mobile gaming with a history of identifying, innovating, and incorporating emerging gaming trends.


Wes has worked for many major companies including Disney, Majesco, Sony of America, A&E, Hasbro, Warner Bros, and Ubisoft. His specialties include monetization strategies, live operations, game systems and mechanics, data driven design, user acquisition, and social game design.

Despite $50 million Crytek deal, Mavens split over whether Amazon has a future in mobile games CAN'T BUY LOVE Apr 28th, 2015

Despite $50 million Crytek deal, Mavens split over whether Amazon has a future in mobile games

So hard to create relevance

Andreas Vahsen CEO / CCO / Game Economist MachineWorks Northwest
David MacQueen Executive Director Strategy Analytics
Jared Steffes President / Founder Furywing
John Ozimek Co-founder Big Ideas Machine

John is co-founder of PR and marketing company Big Ideas Machine. Also an all-round nice guy...

Kevin Corti Principal Spidershed Media
Oscar Clark Evangelist Applifier

As Evangelist for Applifier’s Everyplay platform, Oscar spreads the word on the game discovery benefits of gameplay recording & sharing, how opt-in video advertising can help convert non-paying users, as well as bring in direct revenue.

He has been a pioneer in online, mobile, and console social games services since 1998. He is also currently working on his first book, Games As A Service – How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games, expected in March 2014.

William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
Why should anyone care about your game? ATTRACTING EYEBALLS Apr 24th, 2015

Why should anyone care about your game?

Indie Mavens discuss how to make an impact

Dan Menard CEO Double Stallion
Francois Alliot Designer Nerial
Heikki Repo Co-Founder and Creative Director Cornfox & Bros.

Heikki Repo is a Co-Founder and Creative Director of the game company Cornfox & Brothers Ltd. The company established in 2010 is best known for their adventure game Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas (2013) and the Death Rally (2011, 2012).
Heikki enjoys plotting stories and making videogame art. He is a huge fan of storytelling and believes that every element of a videogame can be used to evoke emotions and deliver drama. Because of his non-stop creative nature, he works in many roles in game development.

Ian Sundstrom Designer Ian Sundstrom
Jon Ingold Creative Director inkle

Jon's focus is on content, working from the initial outline, through the development of the authoring tools, to the writing and scripting of final content.

Previously, Jon was a lead designer at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, and before that a secondary school teacher, so he loves to talk. He's a published author of short stories and over a decade's worth of award-winning interactive fiction.

 

Kepa Auwae Business / Design RocketCat Games
Mike Rose Talent Scout tinyBuild Games
Niels Monshouwer Business Developer WeirdBeard
Pavel Ahafonau Co-founder Happymagenta
Richard Perrin Owner Locked Door Puzzle
Shawn Allen Founder Nuchallenger
Vanessa Gratton Designer Yakuto
Does mobile gaming have its Bloodborne? BADGE OF HONOUR Apr 14th, 2015

Does mobile gaming have its Bloodborne?

Mobile Mavens ponder cultural significance

Brian Baglow Founder / Director Scottish Games Network

Brian's worked with over 150 companies in the last ten years, in-house and as an independent consultant, helping companies to start up, find funding, develop games, establish brands, organise events, design apps, educate a new market, launch products, build a profile, meet the right people, and make things happen.

John Ozimek Co-founder Big Ideas Machine

John is co-founder of PR and marketing company Big Ideas Machine. Also an all-round nice guy...

Jon Hare Owner Tower Studios

Jon Hare is one of Europe's best known creative directors and game designers with over 10 international number one games to his name and nearly 30 years of experience in the games industry.

Jon co-founded and managed the legendary 1980/90s development company Sensible Software, creating games such as Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder and Wizball to great critical acclaim and commercial success and has also worked in senior posts in two of the UK's biggest games developer/publishers Codemasters and Jagex.

Since 1999 Jon has been one of the top game design and business development consultants in Europe working for many different publishing and development clients.

His own new company Tower Studios specializes in developing, publishing and licensing games on mobile and digital formats enjoying recent international success with the release of Speedball 2 Evolution and Word Explorer across numerous mobile and digital platforms.

Jon has also been a full BAFTA member for over 10 years, serving on the BAFTA Games Committee and is a regular Chairman of juries for BAFTA Games awards, as well as acting in a mentor capacity for both BAFTA and NESTA.

Oscar Clark Evangelist Applifier

As Evangelist for Applifier’s Everyplay platform, Oscar spreads the word on the game discovery benefits of gameplay recording & sharing, how opt-in video advertising can help convert non-paying users, as well as bring in direct revenue.

He has been a pioneer in online, mobile, and console social games services since 1998. He is also currently working on his first book, Games As A Service – How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games, expected in March 2014.

William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
How do you know when your game is ready to launch? GOOD ENOUGH TO GO Apr 10th, 2015

How do you know when your game is ready to launch?

Advice, tricks and tips from the Indie Mavens

Andrew Armstrong Founder Fermenter Games
Andy Sum Co-founder Hipster Whale
Ben Murch Creative Director Rodeo Games
Chris Savory Designer Savory Games
Constantin Graf Designer Rebus Mind
Dan Menard CEO Double Stallion
Francois Alliot Designer Nerial
Graham Reid Designer Graham Reid
Greg Dawson PR PagodaWest Games
Jon Ingold Creative Director inkle

Jon's focus is on content, working from the initial outline, through the development of the authoring tools, to the writing and scripting of final content.

Previously, Jon was a lead designer at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, and before that a secondary school teacher, so he loves to talk. He's a published author of short stories and over a decade's worth of award-winning interactive fiction.

 

Jyri Kilpelainen Designer Jyri Kilpelainen
Kepa Auwae Business / Design RocketCat Games
Nathan Fouts Founder Mommy's Best Games
Niels Monshouwer Business Developer WeirdBeard
Paul Kilduff-Taylor Managing Director Mode 7 Games
Pontus Lunden CEO Double Zero One Zero
Richard Perrin Owner Locked Door Puzzle
Shawn Allen Founder Nuchallenger
Vadim Starygin Founder Elite Games
Is the mobile games industry now mature? PRESENT TENSE Mar 30th, 2015

Is the mobile games industry now mature?

Mobile Mavens consider the case for future disruption

Christopher Kassulke CEO / Owner HandyGames
David MacQueen Executive Director Strategy Analytics
Harry Holmwood European CEO Marvelous Entertainment

A 20-year veteran of video games and online space, Harry is European CEO of Marvelous AQL, a Japanese developer and publisher of social, mobile and console games, known for console games like No More Heroes and Harvest Moon, but now highly successful in the free-to-play mobile and web space in Japan and Asia.

A games programmer before joining Sony’s early PlayStation team in 1994, he then founded developer Pure Entertainment, which IPO’d and launched a free-to-play online gaming service way back in 1999.

He was also a director of pioneering motion gaming startup In2Games, which was sold to a US group in 2008.

Along the way, he’s been a corporate VP, troubleshooter, and non-exec to a variety of companies and investors in and around the games sector.

Jas Purewal Lawyer & Partner Purewal & Partners
Jon Hare Owner Tower Studios

Jon Hare is one of Europe's best known creative directors and game designers with over 10 international number one games to his name and nearly 30 years of experience in the games industry.

Jon co-founded and managed the legendary 1980/90s development company Sensible Software, creating games such as Sensible Soccer, Cannon Fodder and Wizball to great critical acclaim and commercial success and has also worked in senior posts in two of the UK's biggest games developer/publishers Codemasters and Jagex.

Since 1999 Jon has been one of the top game design and business development consultants in Europe working for many different publishing and development clients.

His own new company Tower Studios specializes in developing, publishing and licensing games on mobile and digital formats enjoying recent international success with the release of Speedball 2 Evolution and Word Explorer across numerous mobile and digital platforms.

Jon has also been a full BAFTA member for over 10 years, serving on the BAFTA Games Committee and is a regular Chairman of juries for BAFTA Games awards, as well as acting in a mentor capacity for both BAFTA and NESTA.

Kevin Corti Principal Spidershed Media
Oscar Clark Evangelist Applifier

As Evangelist for Applifier’s Everyplay platform, Oscar spreads the word on the game discovery benefits of gameplay recording & sharing, how opt-in video advertising can help convert non-paying users, as well as bring in direct revenue.

He has been a pioneer in online, mobile, and console social games services since 1998. He is also currently working on his first book, Games As A Service – How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games, expected in March 2014.

Paul Farley CEO / Founder Tag Games

Since founding Tag Games in 2006 Paul has built the studio from humble beginnings to become one of the most respected and successful mobile and handheld developers in Europe.

He began a long, and some might say, distinguished, games industry career at legendary developer DMA Design, playing a key role in the development of the GTA series

Scott Foe Chief Product Officer Ignited Artists
William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
Indies Mavens debate whether Nintendo should go paid or F2P? NO NICKLES, NO DIMES Mar 27th, 2015

Indies Mavens debate whether Nintendo should go paid or F2P?

How to revive a classic business?

Justin Smith Developer Justin Smith
Leanne Bayley Developer
Paul Kilduff-Taylor Managing Director Mode 7 Games
Pavel Ahafonau Co-founder Happymagenta
Richard Perrin Owner Locked Door Puzzle
Shawn Allen Founder Nuchallenger
Yann Seznec Founder Lucky Frame
The challenges and opportunities for Nintendo as it makes the great leap to mobile SWOT Mar 25th, 2015

The challenges and opportunities for Nintendo as it makes the great leap to mobile

The Monetization Mavens consider the u-turn

Ben Cousins F2P game consultant

Ben is a 15-year veteran of the games industry - he's worked as a senior executive, studio head, project lead, creative director and game designer at companies like DeNA, EA, Sony and Lionhead.

He started working on traditional games, but has been focussed on the free-to-play business model since 2006 - an extremely long time by western standards. During that time He's worked on a total of ten separate free-to-play games across five different platforms reaching over 50 million users.

Ethan Levy Monetization design consultant, writer of FamousAspect.com
Jon Walsh CEO Fuse Powered
Jordan Blackman Lead Designer Adrian Crook & Associates

Jordan Blackman is a lead designer and producer with over ten years of experience designing, producing, and managing hit content for companies like Zynga, Ubisoft, NovaLogic, & Disney.

Over 80 million people have played games that Jordan worked on as either a producer or designer.

Jordan’s credits include Lead Designer on FrontierVille & CastleVille, Senior Producer and Original Concept on CSI: Crime City (Facebook), Producer on Delta Force: Black Hawk Down, and Writer on Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising.

Kevin Oke F2P Design and Production Consultant
Mark Robinson CEO DeltaDNA

With over 15 years’ data mining experience, Mark co-founded deltaDNA, formerly GamesAnalytics, to unlock big data to drive player understanding, introducing the concept of Player Relationship Management to build better games.

Tim Rachor Game Designer Gameforge
Tom Farrell Marketing director Swrve
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How will Nintendo's beloved franchises go F2P? IT'S ME MARIO! Mar 17th, 2015

How will Nintendo's beloved franchises go F2P?

Mobile Mavens debate Nintendo's entry to mobile games

Andreas Vahsen CEO / CCO / Game Economist MachineWorks Northwest
Christopher Kassulke CEO / Owner HandyGames
Dan Gray Executive Producer ustwo
Dave Castelnuovo Owner Bolt Creative
David MacQueen Executive Director Strategy Analytics
Eros Resmini Head of Marketing Studio9 Corporation
Harry Holmwood European CEO Marvelous Entertainment

A 20-year veteran of video games and online space, Harry is European CEO of Marvelous AQL, a Japanese developer and publisher of social, mobile and console games, known for console games like No More Heroes and Harvest Moon, but now highly successful in the free-to-play mobile and web space in Japan and Asia.

A games programmer before joining Sony’s early PlayStation team in 1994, he then founded developer Pure Entertainment, which IPO’d and launched a free-to-play online gaming service way back in 1999.

He was also a director of pioneering motion gaming startup In2Games, which was sold to a US group in 2008.

Along the way, he’s been a corporate VP, troubleshooter, and non-exec to a variety of companies and investors in and around the games sector.

Jared Steffes President / Founder Furywing
Jason Citron CEO Hammer & Chisel
John Ozimek Co-founder Big Ideas Machine

John is co-founder of PR and marketing company Big Ideas Machine. Also an all-round nice guy...

Paul Farley CEO / Founder Tag Games

Since founding Tag Games in 2006 Paul has built the studio from humble beginnings to become one of the most respected and successful mobile and handheld developers in Europe.

He began a long, and some might say, distinguished, games industry career at legendary developer DMA Design, playing a key role in the development of the GTA series

Phil Larsen MD Prettygreat
Scott Foe Chief Product Officer Ignited Artists
Thomas Nielsen Osao Games
Will Luton Game designer Doctor Monolith
William D. Volk CCO PlayScreen
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