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Sessions Info

February 09, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM PT

Chris Busse

Skydance Interactive Head,
Skydance Interactive
Chris Busse leads and executes the strategic vision for Skydance Interactive, and oversees day-to-day operations and business development. Chris is a game industry veteran who previously held the roles of General Manager and SVP of Development at Skydance Interactive, overseeing the studio’s development of the critically-acclaimed VR title The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners, delivering on the studio’s promise of next level-VR gaming. The game was met with praise for its physics-based combat and original, immersive storytelling upon its release in 2020.

Chris was one of the founding members of leading game developer The Workshop Entertainment, known for their critically-acclaimed titles The Evil Within, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage for Borderlands 2 and more. In 2016, Skydance Media acquired The Workshop to launch Skydance Interactive. Prior to his role of COO and General Manager of The Workshop, Chris helped lead the expansion of Treyarch’s team from 3 to over 200 employees. The company was sold to Activision in 2001 and now leads the Call of Duty franchise.