Sebastien is an active angel investor and startup mentor. He is also involved in several non-profit projects which harness innovative minds and technology to change the world for good. Sebastien de Halleux was Co-Founder of Playfish, one of the largest and fastest growing social game companies which disrupted the video game industry by changing how millions of people play together. Playfish was acquired by video game giant Electronic Arts in November of 2009.
Prior to starting Playfish Sebastien helped launch another startup, Macrospace, an early pioneer in mobile games (now Glu Mobile, which IPOed in 2007) and worked at other companies including Nokia and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Sebastien holds a master's degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College and was a recipient of the 2010 TechFellow Award.
Specialties: Strategy, Planning, Operations, Business Development, Corporate Development, Sales, Marketing, Media, Entertainment, Mobile, Wireless, Financial Institutions, Games, Social Networks, Web 2.0, Viral distribution, Monetization
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