Head of Production & Live Operations, Digital Entertainment & Games
October 2011 — November 2015
Head of Production and Live Operations with oversight for all aspects of BBC Worldwide’s digital entertainment and games, including production, marketing, analytics, business development and finance.
Also, jointly Head of Top Gear games, working with the Top Gear television team, with a remit to establish and launch new games for one of the most successful BBC television series in history.
✦ Launched multiple premium and free to download mobile games, and created licensing, in-app purchase and an advertising revenue stream that generates substantial revenue
✦ Secured continued high rankings (top 5) in the iTunes App Store, with over 30 million downloads in more than 150 countries.
✦ Sourced key partners for licensing and co-production of games on a revenue-share basis, managing some of the world’s best known IPs, including Top Gear and Doctor Who, Comedy, etc.
✦ Led and built a team of producers to develop concepts, ultimately leading to the publication of successful games, based on the BBC catalogue
✦ Collaborated with brand owners, studios and development partners globally to create commercially successful products and extend fan engagement.