SVP of Games and Interactive Entertainment, Skydance Media
As senior vice president of games and interactive entertainment at Skydance Media, Spencer Hunt helps to oversee the company’s interactive initiatives, including the newly formed Skydance Interactive, a dedicated subsidiary that will create and own original video games and virtual reality experiences. Together with the new team, Spencer is currently focused on helping to develop, self-publish and digitally distribute new Skydance Interactive titles for the leading VR hardware as well as maintaining Skydance’s global licensing business for its video games.
Prior to Skydance, Spencer served as vice president of digital entertainment for Paramount Pictures, closely aligned with digital marketing, where he oversaw publishing and development of for-profit mobile games and apps, and event-level virtual reality, including the groundbreaking Interstellar VR experience. He previously held executive positions at Discovery Communications and Sony Pictures where he helped grow an internal publishing team from 2 to over 100. Spencer has released over 60 titles across VR, mobile, PC and console platforms and his games have received a number of “Mobile Game of the Year” awards. Spencer began his career in architecture. As a digital executive, he is both hands-on and strategic.
Spencer is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Producers Guild of America and IGDA. He attended Carnegie Mellon University and the Southern California Institute of Architecture.