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  • 2020

Sessions Info


February 06, 2020
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Pacific III

Tim O'Brien

Chief Revenue Officer Scopely
Tim O’Brien is a mobile and gaming executive with expertise working on all of the major advancements in mobile apps and gaming products, driving innovative deals from vision to close, and negotiating groundbreaking revenue, distribution, and sales partnerships across the globe. In his 20+ years working at technology, entertainment, mobile, and gaming companies, Tim led world-class business development, marketing, sales, and production teams that delivered mobile, social, and online platform advancements for a wide range of start-ups and Fortune 100 companies.

Tim has built strategic partnerships and distribution deals in the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America with platform leaders including Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and Samsung. He has also led the launch and scale of 25 #1 App Store hits, including the Tap Tap Revenge and Where’s My Water? franchises.

Prior to joining as Chief Revenue Officer at Scopely, Tim was the VP of Worldwide Business Development at Disney Interactive Games. There, he helped grow Disney’s mobile games business from the ground up into a best-in-class mobile publishing business. As a result, Disney Mobile has been awarded eight Apple Editors’ Choice awards, serves 9 million daily active users and nearly 100 million monthly active users, and yields over 500 million global App Store downloads. Tim also negotiated Disney Mobile’s entry into China, as well as the largest mobile distribution deal in division history.

Before Disney, Tim was the VP of Business Development at Tapulous, where he built the business from zero to sale, closed deals with all four major labels, and poised Tapulous for Disney’s acquisition in 2010. He spearheaded Tap Tap’s Revenge’s marketing, advertising, and licensing efforts, and created a game-changing business model as iTunes’ largest affiliate, revolutionizing the industry by generating a string of games and hits with leading artists.