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John Smedley

CEO, Pixelmage Games

John Smedley is the CEO of Pixelmage Games. He began his career in the Video Game industry as a programmer 26 years ago and over the years founded 3 different companies including being the co-founder of Verant Interactive, which was eventually bought by Sony Online Entertainment. He ran Sony Online Entertainment from 2001 through the transition from Sony Online Entertainment to Daybreak in 2015. During his career his passion for online gaming helped to create many different online games including Everquest, Everquest II, Planetside, Planetside 2, Star Wars Galaxies, Free Realms, DC Universe Online and many other games. He is a passionate gamer and making games is what he loves to do.

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Building Smaller Worlds

Room 19a

The next generation of online games won’t be about bigger games it’s going to be about smaller communities. John Smedley is the CEO of Pixelmage Games tells you why. He began his career in the Video Game industry as a programmer 26 years ago and over the years founded three different companies including being the […]

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