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Path Into: Gaming Industry with Former Improbable Advisor and EA Business Development Director

by Tech & Media Club

Educational/Awareness

Tue, 22 Jan 2019

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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The Sammy Ofer Centre
LT17

117 Marylebone Road London NW1 5PT, 117 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT

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In this speaker session, industry expert and LBS alum Nick Button-Brown, who has directed Business Development at EA and been an Advisor at Improbable, will give an introduction to the gaming industry and the business behind how gaming has become bigger than both the music and film industry combined. Today, the gaming industry generates 138 billion dollars globally and has amassed an audience of 2.2-2.6 billion gamers. 

If you've ever been interested in learning more about the gaming industry or are seeking a career in the industry, this is a perfect talk for you. No prior knowledge of gaming is needed in order to enjoy and understand this talk, only a desire to learn more about the rapidly growing industry! 

Our guest speaker, Nick Button-Brown, will focus on the following topics,
- Overview of the Gaming Industry
- Business behind the Industry
- Value Drivers for the Industry 
- Opportunities available for Business students  



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The Sammy Ofer Centre
LT17

117 Marylebone Road London NW1 5PT, 117 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT

Speakers

Nick Button-Brown

Nick Button-Brown has been the Director of Business Development for EA, Advisor for Improbable, and General Manager for Games of Crytek. Currently, Nick Button-Brown is Director for Laughing, part of the BAFTA Video Games Committee, Advisor for Payload Studios and Sensible Object, and Chair of the Board of Directors for Outright Games. 


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