Meet our mentors!

GameFounders is proud to present 150+ gaming veterans, CEOs, CFOs and developers as mentors!

Scott Foe

Scott Foe 

Ignited Artists

CPO and Co-Founder

Tommy Palm  

Candy Crush creator

CEO

Rami Ismail 

Vlambeer

Strategic Director, Co-founder

Ilari Kuittinen 

Housemarque

CEO

Wilhem Taht  

Rovio

Executive Vice President

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Tim Symons 

Nintendo

Product Development Manager

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Oscar Clark 

Unity

Evangelist

Tobias Sjögren 

White Wolf Publishing

CEO

Vineet Tanwar  

Google

Business development

Tommi Kiviniemi  

Seriously

Co-founder

Stuart Moulder 

Wargaming.net

Director, PM

Erick Pangilian 

Naughty Dog

Art Director

Gabby Dizon 

Altitude Games

CEO and Co-Founder

Anton Soeharyo 

Touchten

CEO and Founder

Chris James  

Steel Media/Pocket Gamer

Managing Director

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Vladimir Funtikov 

Creative Mobile

CEO and Founder

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Juha Paananen 

King

Head of Studio

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Sonja Ängeslevä 

Unity

Product Director

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Juha Huhtakallio 

Metropolia
Head of Studio

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Angelo Bod 

Bigpoint Gmbh
Senior Art Producer 

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Eric Seufert 

Heracles

Partner

Gordon Bellamy 

Ninja Metrics
Advisor

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Taneli Tikka 

Tieto
Head of Industrial Internet

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Peter Warman 

Newzoo
CEO and Co-Founder

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Alastair Burns 

SuperBuff
CEO and Co-Founder

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Mark Terrano 

Hidden Path Entertainment
CCO and Founder

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Ville Heijari 

Rovio
CMO

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Jonas Abromaitis 

Tiny Lab Productions
CEO and Founder

Christian Calderon 

Ketchapp, Dots
CRO

Mike Hines 

Amazon
Developer Evangelist

Tom Giardino 

Valve
Business Development 

Grayson Chalmers 

Riot Games
Art Director

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Markus Pasula 

Grand Cru
CEO and Founder

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Paul Brady 

Consort Partners/Resolution Games
Partner

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Guy Bendov 

Side-kick Games
CEO

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Marianna Krjakvina 

Creative Mobile
Business Development Manager 

Richard Bartle 

University of Essex

Creator of the first MUD

Michael Mumbauer 

Sony Computer Entertainment
Director of Visual Art

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Harri Manninen 

Shark Punch
COO and Co-Founder

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Jeffry Liptak 

Big Fish Games
Director Developer Relations

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Sten Selander 

Canwz.com
CEO

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Kalle Kaivola 

Next Games
Head of Licensed Games 

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Samuli Syvähuoko 

Next Games
Advisor 

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Tom Ohle 

Evolve PR/Nkidu Games
CEO and Founder

Mikael Haveri 

Housemarque
Head of Self-Publishing

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Miika Kukkosuo 

Social Party
COO/CMO and Co-Founder

Abdul Khaliq 

Electronic Arts
Art Director

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Josh Michaels 

Jetson Creative
Founder

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Alexey Sazonov 

Krabwerk
CEO

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Ville Miettinen 

Microtask
CEO and Founder

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Linnar Viik 

Mobi Solutions
Founder

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Luc Bourcier 

IZNEO
CEO

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Fred Hasson 

Games Capital
CEO

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Anti Kodar 

Fondia Baltic
Managing Director

Albert Lai  

Big Viking Games
CEO and Co-Founder

Joonas Viitala 

Rovio
Director of Business Development

Ari Kuokka

Grand Cru
Product Lead

Ethan Collins 

Yodo1
Business Development Manager

Rhys Dekle

Strategic Alternatives
Partner

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Thorbjörn Warin 

Adcolony
Director of Business Development

Torulf Jernström 

Tribeflame
CEO

Jason Della Rocca  

Execution Labs
Co-Founder

Marten Janson

Fondia
Founder

Dustin Clingman 

Together Games
Co-founder

Merja Turpeinen

Saga Social
CEO and Founder

Callum Fergie

Saigon Dragon Studios
CEO

Mika Kuusisto  

Outfit7/Bee7000
CRO

Ari Pulkkinen  

Ari Tunes
CEO

Anna Bofill Bert

SendGrid
Team Lead EMEA

Wandrille Pruvot 

Clan of the Cloud
CEO

Igor Karev

Tatem Games
CEO

Holger Zimmermann

livedooh GmbH
Senior Product Manager

Dali Kilani  

Fritchi
Advisor

Simon Barratt

Barog Game Labs
Director

Javier Otaegui

NGD Studios
CTO

Vincent Vergonjeanne 

EVERYDAYiPLAY
CEO and Founder

Allan Simonsen

Boom Zap
Co-Founder

Victor Vautrin

Saigon Dragon Studios
Director and Co-founder

Jari Tuovinen  

Vision+
Co-Founder

Elina Arponen 

Parlingo
Head of Chat Games

Micah Hrehovcsik

Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht
Lecturer

Oleg Pridiuk

King
Evangelist

Laura Reitel

Lightning Lab 
Program Director 

Ravi Belani

Alchemist Accelerator
Managing Director 

Daniel Sczepansky

GameOn
CEO

Paul Flanagan 

Creative Mobile
Advisor

Ella Romanos

Strike Gamelabs/Rocket Lolly Games
Commercial Director

Oliver Kern

Mobilize My Game
Founder

Ellen Beeman

DigiPen Institute of Technology
Senior Lecturer 

Ken Gratz

Star-M International
General Manager

Luke Taylor 

Twitch Streamer
Influencer 

Mary-Margaret Walker 

Mary-Margaret Network
growth management

Osamu Shishime

Gloops,Inc.

Art Director

Malcolm S Grant 

Temasek Polytechnic

Course Co-Ordinator

Jakob Lykkegaard

Playlab

Co-Founder & CEO

Rustum Scammell

Unity Technologies

Product Evangelist

Hasnul Hadi 

MDeC

Director of Creative Multimedia Division

Dash Dhakshinamoorthy

Startup Malaysia

Founder

Neil Haldar

GREE International, Inc

VP, Business Development

Peter Alau 

Apportable

Business Development

Wolfgang Stindl

iVentureCapital

International Business Development Director

Emma McDonald

Newzoo

Content Marketing Manager & Client Director

Sergey Galyonkin

Epic Games

Head of Publishing, Eastern Europe

Mark Val

PlayFab, Inc.

GM Europe

Jeffrey Brown

Consaltant

CTO/VP Technology

Alexey Menshikov 

Beatshapers

Video games executive

Pedro Rodrigues

Aptoide

Head of Publisher Relations

Steve Peterson

GamesIndustry International

West Coast Editor

Nicholas Sagau Tony Ngimat

Media Prima Digital

General Manager, Product & Innovation

Stefan Baier

Streamframe Corp.

Chief Product Officer & Founder

Havene Liew

Mediasoft Entertainment

Managing Director

Sho Sato

Media Create

Chief Analyst, International Division

Junaidi Asmara 

Forest Interactive

Manager, Partner and Market Development

Nick Alfieri 

Digerati DM

CEO

Giancarlo Mori

Movyl Entertainment

CEO

Maxime Villandré

G2A.com

Business Development

Yi Wei P’ng

Kurechii

Founder & Director

Mohan Low

MDEC

Head of Business Development

Mario Wynands

Sidhe

Managing Director

Hillary Kneeshaw

Apple

Senior Project Manager

Mikael Leinonen

MyGamez

CEO & Co-Founder

Anh Le Giang

JOY Entertainment

CEO

Ric Neil

Bee 7 Inc

Director

Orlando Fonseca 

IMGNATION Studios

Founder and Creative Director

Rokimas Soeharyo

TouchTen

Co-Founder & COO

Christian Rose

Creative Mobile OÜ

Producer

Mohsen Malayeri

Avatech Accelerator

Startup Community Builder

Amir Fassihi

Dead Mage

Team Lead

Andra Larin

O.M.A. Solutions

Consultant & Founder

Sergey Kozyakov

Krabwerk

COO & Co-Founder

Sylvester Kaczmarek 

ComAngle Entertainment

CEO

Sohan Maheshwary

InMobi

Senior Developer Evangelist

John Newcomer

Reliance Games

Creative Director

Mike Mcshaffry

ArtCraft Entertainment

Typist

Paul Künnap

SORAINEN

Senior Associate

Eduardo Lamhut

BitCake Studio

Co-Founder

Dustin Clingman

ZeeGee Games

Co-Founder