General Manager / Creative Producer, Rogue Factor
Seasoned entrepreneur and versatile creative director, Yves is at the helm of Rogue Factor, an independent studio in Montreal currently developing Mordheim: City of the Damned, a tactical RPG set in Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy universe. Throughout his career in the industry as a studio head for Cyanide’s Canadian branch, music director at Prime Edge Studios and also as a project management teacher, Yves gathered an impressive... Read More →
Co-Founder, Code & Design, Maschinen-Mensch
Riad Djemili is the co-founder of Berlin indie game company Maschinen-Mensch. Their debut title The Curious Expedition, a fantastical expedition simulation game set in the 19th century, was released in 2015 on Steam Early Access and nominated for the DCP, the most prestigious German game award.
Riad started working in the games industry in 2005. After getting his master degree in computer science from Freie Universität Berlin, he got in the... Read More →
Founder, CEO, Playfield / Shark Punch
Jiri boasts 14 years’ experience at the heart of the Finnish games business, working as an engineer, producer, Disney VP, and startup founder. He sold his previous gaming company, Rocket Pack, to Disney for 8 figures just 365 days after founding it. His current company Shark Punch recently raised a $1.2m seed round led by London Venture Partners. He’s never punched a shark, but did once punch a sea lion that bit him in the head.