Simon Iwaniszak

Simon Iwaniszak

Red Kite Games

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With over 17 years of industry experience Simon has spent the last 11 years running the multi-award-winning development studio, Red Kite Games.

Founded by Simon in early 2012, Red Kite is now part of the Sumo Digital family of studios. Having built a reputation for delivering a high-quality service creating AAA PC/console games across varying genres, Red Kite are supporting multiple world-class publishing partners.

Before Red Kite, Simon started his career at Rockstar working on incredible franchises such as Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption.

Simon is also a proud Ambassador of the games charity SpecialEffect and provides consultation for several Yorkshire-based universities.

Simon Iwaniszak is speaking at the following session/s

Northern Lights - The Past, Present and Future of Games Development in Yorkshire and the UK

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Room 3

To celebrate 20 years of the games business network Game Republic, Develop: Brighton hosts a panel session with the people and companies that have shaped the Yorkshire and Northern England games industry to find out their biggest lessons learned in that time, what advice they would give to companies starting now and what the future holds for the Yorkshire and UK games industry.

Session Takeaway

  • Advice for new business start-ups
  • How to get investment/acquired
  • The current games market and beyond

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