Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Scopely
Mike DeLaet is Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Scopely, a leading mobile games company with one of the most diverse portfolios in the Western world. In his role, Mike oversees developer partnerships, platform relationships, licensing, and business development for the rapidly expanding company. A longtime games executive, Mike has launched over 250 games throughout his 15+ year career in the industry. Before joining Scopely, Mike Founded and served as CEO of Rogue Games, a Los Angeles-based game publisher. During his three years with Rogue, Mike drove many significant deals including development partnerships for 50+ games and important platform advancements with both Apple and Google Play; raised over $3M+ in strategic financing; and grew the business 10x since its founding. Prior to Rogue, Mike served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Business Development & Licensing at Kabam where he launched multiple top-grossing franchises including Marvel Contest of Champions, The Hobbit, Kingdoms of Camelot and Heroes of Camelot, and was a significant contributor in the sale of both the Los Angeles studio to FOX (becoming FoxNext) and the company to Netmarble for $800M. Prior to Kabam, Mike served as Senior Vice President of Global Publishing at Glu Mobile where he helped significantly increase the company’s market cap by 10x. Before Glu, Mike held various positions at Sprint Corporation where he worked with a range of partners including EA, Disney, Ubisoft, and Sony, among others. Mike is an active advisor to many technology companies across fintech, social and games; he has been awarded 10+ patents with 6 pending in areas of gaming and mobile technology; and holds a B.S. in Management from Baker University and an M.B.A. in Technology Management from University of Phoenix.