Leon Killin

Sumo Group

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Leon (he/him) is a gay trans man with over fifteen years' experience working on inclusive practices in the workplace. In 2019 he founded Balance Patch--a video games-specific EDI consulting company--and now works as EDI Manager for Sumo Group. 

Leon Killin is speaking at the following session/s

LGBTQ+ Roundtable

Thursday 14th July: 14.00 - 14.45Room 5

A roundtable discussion led by Ugonna Nwosu (he/him) from "Out Making Games" and Leon Killin (he/him) from "Sumo Group". Join us for a conversation about sexuality and gender issues in the content, creation and culture of video games. This is a welcoming space to share your stories and learn from the experience of others in a forum of LGBTQ+ games professionals and students having frank conversations about the challenges they face.

Takeaway:

We will be leveraging the experiences of the attendees to build takeaways such as

  • An understanding of the concerns of LGBTQ+ individuals working in the games industry
  • Techniques shared from first-hand experiences of celebrating diversity in workplaces
  • Tips and tricks for pushing for better in-game representation from within the industry
  • Building a sense of community and optimism for the future!

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