Over 20 years experience creating, manufacturing and selling award-winning products in the video games industry. Responsible for development and manufacture of the leading games accessory brand in Europe called Gamester, which included products such as the first Force Feedback steering wheel. Founded UK games publishing company in 2002 and created the first 3D games controller called Gametrak and published Real World Golf, a top 3 PlayStation title with Atari and Sony as distribution partners. Exited to PDP (the world's largest games accessory company) in 2008.
Co-Founder and CEO
A proven track record in Far Eastern manufacture, strategic brand marketing, design and cost engineering within the games, electronic, collectible & promotions industries. Gavin runs GW Development Ltd, a Hong Kong based company providing services including manufacturing, quality control and shipping for blue chip customers such as Activision, Ubisoft, Castrol BP, Hasbro, Mattel, Spinmaster and Chick-Fil-A.
Co-Founder and COO
Technology specialist, university lecturer, previously Chief Technology Officer at Imaginarium working with Andy Serkis, developing face recognition software for King Kong, Planet of the Apes and Lord of the Rings movies.
Jan Senior Finance and Strategy Executive with broad international and industry experience. Specialities include corporate finance, strategic decision support, strategy formulation, target setting, change management, project management, ERP (SAP) implementation, process design, reorganisation, outsourcing.
Mustapha devised and implemented the virtual reality strategy for Escape Hunt plc. He has extensive experience in investment banking, initially as a technology analyst and latterly in corporate finance where he has a successful track record of raising funds for numerous companies at IPO and in private placements. He served as an executive director on the main board of AIM listed Nviro Cleantech plc . He has a PhD in Materials Science and five scientific publications in international journals.
Dr Mustapha Omar
Consultant and Founder & CEO of Eight Cylinders Inc., a game and broadband content authoring tools company acquired by On2.com in 2000 and subsequently Google. Founder of Massive In-Game Advertising, acquired by Microsoft in 2006. Founder & CEO of Boom In-Game Music, The company was acquired by LiveGamer Inc in 2008. Mr. Middleton has held executive leadership roles in digital content (Madefire) within game publishing (Pulse Entertainment) and game hardware (Mad Catz) during a career spanning +20 years in the video game industry.
Business Development Consultant
Advisor to investors, publishers, developers, hardware companies, marketing agencies, law firms and accounting practices. Part of Sony's team that launched PlayStation back in 1995. Founded software developer and took to IPO for $30m in 1999. Board director of motion gaming company sold in 2008. Games and technology industry CEO/COO, have worked in both Europe and USA, and also had extensive exposure to the Japanese market