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EA Exec John Batter To Keynote Mobile Summit At GDCTo share publisher's philosophy and strategy for growing mobile sector (February 10, 2005)
John Batter, vice president and general manager, Electronic Arts Mobile, will deliver a keynote address at the 2005 GDC Mobile Summit, held at the 19th annual Game Developers Conference (GDC). The summit will focus two days of lectures and panels at the 2005 conference, March 7-11, San Francisco, on the mobile gaming industry.
In his keynote address, Batter will discuss EA's reasons for establishing a new group focused on the mobile platform, the company's strategy for growing the market, and his views on emerging trends in the mobile landscape. He will also demonstrate product currently in development at EA to illustrate the company's approach to mobile entertainment.
"GDC Mobile is the only major forum that engages game makers, hardware players, and carriers to address issues and opportunities in the mobile market," said Jamil Moledina, director, Game Developers Conference. "We are honored to have and influential leader like John share his vision of the mobile gaming industry's future at GDC."
Batter brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to the conference. Prior to his current position, Batter oversaw all aspects of the EA Los Angeles studio.
Before joining EA, Batter held an executive position at the DreamWorks computer animation division.
GDC Mobile 2005 will bring together more than 500 leaders from the game development community with representatives from mobile game developers, publishers, traditional platform game developers, handset manufacturers, aggregators and operators to discuss opportunities, challenges and viability in the space.
A complete list of GDC 2005 event information is available at www.gdconf.com.
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