FORA.tv Speaker - Sebastien de Halleux

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Biography

Sebastien de Halleux is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Playfish, a social gaming company, overseeing distribution, monetization and business development.

Prior to Playfish, de Halleux was at Nokia where he was responsible for Strategy and Business Development for the newly formed mobile advertising group. He helped accelerate this key new group by completing the successful acquisition of Enpocket, a US-based mobile advertising company.

Prior to Nokia, de Halleux was Strategy and Operations Director at Glu Mobile (nasdaq:GLUU). During his tenure, he structured the European financial planning and analysis organisation and the tactical sales operations department responsible for prioritising, deploying and tracking several million mobile gaming SKUs.

He was previously Head of Strategic Alliances at Macrospace where he was responsible for corporate development and key partnerships, resulting in the merger with US-based Sorrent and the formation and integration of Glu Mobile.

Prior to Glu Mobile, Sebastien was a management consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, working on Finance and Media strategy projects across EMEA and APAC. de Halleux holds an MEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Imperial College.

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12.08.09 | 00:28:59 min | 1 comment