Deering joins PlaySpan board
Former Sony PlayStation Europe CEO to advise in-game commerce group
PlaySpan, the publisher sponsored in-game commerce group, has announced that former Sony PlayStation Europe CEO, Chris Deering, has joined its advisory board.
Deering was founder and CEO of the London-based Sony PlayStation Division for EMEA and Australasia from 1995 through 2005, and currently sits on the boards of several firms, as well as serving as chairman of the Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival.
"The PlaySpan microtransaction platform delivers the next big revenue stream to game publishers based on in-game commerce and complements subscription and advertising revenue streams," said Deering.
"I am impressed with the all-star team at PlaySpan and their industry leading technology which has gained rapid adoption by reputable game developers and publishers worldwide. I look forward to helping PlaySpan realise its objective to become global market leader."
Karl Mehta, founder and CEO of PlaySpan, added: "It is a great privilege to have such a leading and reputable executive of the gaming industry as Chris Deering on our advisory board."
"Chris' knowledge of the European gaming industry and the game industry as a whole will be invaluable to PlaySpan as we expand on a global scale."