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Christopher Dring, Head of Games B2B

Christopher Dring is a games business veteran, beginning in QA in 2007 before joining UK busines publication MCV in 2007. He rose up to editor, a role he held for five years, before joining GamesIndustry.biz as publisher in 2016. He has contributed to Develop, BBC, The Observer and Sky News. He's also the architect behind events such as the GamesIndustry.biz 100, the Marketing Summit and the Best Places To Work Awards. He is currently head of B2B for all of ReedPop, which covers GamesIndustry.biz, b2b events at PAX and EGX, plus other special projects. He also frequently writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

Recent articles by Christopher Dring

Atari restructures, names new CEO

Wade J. Rosen takes the helm as company splits into gaming and blockchain divisions, with former CEO Frédéric Chesnais leading the latter

By Christopher Dring

Check out the full GI Live: Online schedule

Here's the full line-up of talks, roundtables and special guests set for next week's event

By Christopher Dring

Limited Run and Iam8Bit join GI Live: Online

Physical games and merchandise specialists join our event in two weeks

By Christopher Dring

Sumo revenue jumps 40% as it eyes more acquisitions

"The environment that we are currently in means that everybody thinks they can sell their business for top dollar"

By Christopher Dring

Super Mario 3D All-Stars sales spike 276% in final week | UK Boxed Charts

Monster Hunter Rise is the second biggest launch for the franchise in the UK

By Christopher Dring

Big changes to your GamesIndustry.biz team

Two new faces join the team as we bid farewell to Matt Handrahan

By Christopher Dring

Learn how to make great game trailers at GI Live: Online

Plus indie devs discuss the benefits of working together

By Christopher Dring

Sumo Group's Carl Cavers joins GI Live: Online line-up

The CEO of the UK's fastest-growing games company to talk Sumo's journey, acquisitions and publishing

By Christopher Dring

Sony jointly acquires fighting game tournament Evo

The PlayStation firm buys popular esports event alongside esports venture RTS

By Christopher Dring

Discover the secrets behind Human: Fall Flat's 25 million sales at GI Live: Online

Developer and publisher to discuss 3 years of growth for the smash hit indie game

By Christopher Dring

PlayStation invests in Jade Raymond's new independent studio Haven

Montreal-based developer is working on an original new IP for PlayStation

By Christopher Dring

Revealed: Here are the finalists for the Indie Publishing Awards

Devolver Digital, No More Robots, Team17, Itch.io, Steam, Xbox and more up for awards

By Christopher Dring

PS5 and Switch sales spike in February | UK Monthly Boxed Charts

New PlayStation stock and Super Mario drives the physical games market last month

By Christopher Dring

GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards is coming to North America

Submissions open for US event, Canada show set for later in the year

By Christopher Dring

Sumo Group launches publishing arm called Secret Mode

New team will publish games developed by Sumo and external independent teams

By Christopher Dring

Industry legend Warren Spector joins GI Live: Online

Plus, Lightspeed Venture Partners and CrazyLabs join bumper speaker line-up

By Christopher Dring

Fundamentally Games: “We want to shake up what it means to be a publisher”

Live operations specialist is looking to publish four 'living' games

By Christopher Dring

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