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5 CONFERENCES

200 PEERS

1 EVENING

21/02/2019 - 18:30

PARIS

 The event is fully booked.

Only people on the list will be accepted. 

The Pro Evolution Society is a free club aiming at uniting the best minds in gaming and making game development a positive platform for change.

Gathering for the first time in Paris, it will connect more than 200 game makers through an evening of conferences and drinks.

GABRIEL
RIVAUD
VOODOO, VP GAMING

Gabriel quit a career in law to join Voodoo. He began as a Publishing Manager working with partner studios worldwide and later set up internal production teams as a Product Manager. He now leads the company’s gaming efforts.

FLEUR
PELLERIN
KORELYA CAPITAL, CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Fleur is co-founder and managing partner of Korelya Capital,a €200M fund backed by Naver and Line. Korelya supports emerging European tech leaders in their global expansion strategies towards the east. 

Fleur started her career as a high civil servant with the French Court of Auditors and was appointed in 2012 as Minister of SMEs, Innovation and the Digital Economy where she launched the French Tech initiative.

Fleur graduated from ESSEC, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques and Ecole Nationale d’Administration.

Nicolas
Maurer
CEO, TEAM VITALITY

Nicolas co-founded Team Vitality in 2013, a French eSports organisation with teams competing in League of Legends, Call of Duty, FIFA, and many other games. Team Vitality is one of the most important European team.

ROBERTA LUCCA
BOSSA STUDIOS, CO-FOUNDER

Roberta is a serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of the BAFTA-winning Bossa Studios, a games developer and publisher based in London and Seattle. She’s grown Bossa from a blank canvas to a multi-million-dollar business, now with a team of 100+ people. With hits including Surgeon Simulator and I Am Bread, the studio is renowned for their ability to scale creativity through their Game James, and for creating genre-defining games like Worlds Adrift.

ROMAIN
DE WAUBERT
AMPLITUDE STUDIOS, CO-FOUNDER & CEO

Starting his career at Dice as a lead designer on Battlefield and after more than 7 years spent at Ubisoft as a designer and producer, Romain co-founded Amplitude Studios in 2011. It focuses on the development of strategy games (Endless Space, Endless Legends) and was acquired by Sega in June 2016.

EMMANUEL
FREUND
FOUNDER, BLADE / SHADOW

Emmanuel founded Blade in 2015 with an ambitious vision: create a computer free of hardware constraints. After raising more than €60 million from private investors in 2 years, Blade officially launched Shadow in France in November 2017. In 2018, the international development started in the USA and Europe. In September, Blade had over 150 employees and two offices in Paris and Palo Alto (California).

ABOUT THIS VENUE:

Created in 1900, this former stage theater still inspires artists and entrepreneurs with his typical setting transporting you in the mythical Années Folles!

FULL ADDRESS:
12 Rue du Renard
75004 Paris
 
 
 
18:30
18:30
Registration
Registration
19:00
OH BIBI & FLEUR PELLERIN
"Welcome to the Pro Evolution Society"
19:10
EMMANUEL FREUND
"Is cloud gaming and cross play the end of platforms?"
19:40
ROBERTA LUCCA
"How our industry would benefit from more female founded companies"
20:10
Break - Drinks & Food
20:30
NICOLAS MAURER
"Why eSport is only getting started!"
21:00
ROBERTA LUCCA - GABRIEL RIVAUD - ROMAIN DE WAUBERT
"Great studio cultures make great games"
21:30 - 00:00
More drinks - More Food