Jason Bailey was the co-founder of Super Rewards which pioneered monetization on the Facebook platform, paving the way for the virtual goods-based games that dominate the platform today.
Jason bootstrapped Super Rewards from zero to a 100mm run rate to a healthy eight digit exit all in under 18 months. Not cool enough? He was the ColecoVision champion in the early 80’s for 2 years running.
Galan has over 15 years’ experience in the game industry as a lead designer, design consultant and creative director on a wide variety of projects, from big-budget console titles to mobile and social games. At Radical Entertainment, he played key roles guiding hit games such as the Simpsons: Hit and Run and Scarface: The World is Yours to completion; he has extensive experience in IP creation. Galan knows what makes social and mobile titles fun, overseeing the studio’s design vision to ensure our games rock. He is probably the only person who has had his childhood home torn down by David Suzuki.
Josh Nilson is the General Manager, Studio Head, and co-founder of East Side Games (ESG), making the best narrative idle games in the business, and creating the technology for developers to tell amazing stories. Josh has been working in the Tech world for over 19 years, at both enterprise and start up companies. For the last 14 years, he has been specializing in games, and his keen efforts integral to East Side Games becoming a profitable studio. He has grown East Side Games from 14 to 125+ people while still maintaining the unique culture that makes East Side Games the best place to work and play. Josh had previously worked at Relic Entertainment, where he contributed to critically and commercially acclaimed RTS games Dawn of War II and Company of Heroes.