FORA.tv Speaker - Julian Farrior

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Biography

Julian Farrior is founder and CEO of Backflip Studios, a mobile game company focused on bringing innovative and thoughtful titles to an expanding group of casual gamers on the iPhone. Backflip has had four top five overall apps and seen more than 13,000,000 downloads in their first 6 months of operation. Their games include popular titles such as Paper Toss and Ragdoll Blaster.

Prior to Backflip, Farrior served as an angel investor and VP of BD/Operations at Earthscape, a company that also had early success in the app store. Previously, Farrior spent seven years at Yahoo! in various management roles the most recent of which included heading up emerging market search. He is a lifelong video and board gamer who hopes to see Ultima I soon delivered to the iPhone.

Farrior received his undergraduate education at Colgate University and graduate education at Northwestern University.

1 Program

DiscoveryBeat 2009: Starting from Scratch with a New App

12.08.09 | 00:34:52 min | 0 comments