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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

Carl Cavers is the latest major name to join GI Live: Online.

The Sumo Group CEO will discuss the studio's story so far, including its recent move into publishing, going public, the company's spending spree and the state of the industry.

Tickets are on sale here.

Cavers joins a speaker line-up that also includes former Xbox, EA and Liverpool FC executive Peter Moore, Minecraft boss Helen Chiang, Velan Studios president Guha Bala, IO Interactive CEO Hakan Abrak, Lightspeed Venture Partners' Amy Wu, NDreams' Nadine Oehmcke, LEGO's Rob Lowe, No Brake Games' Tomas Sakalauskas and Shai Sasson of CrazyLabs.

Outside of the talks, industry legends Debbie Bestwick, John Romero, Brenda Romero, Warren Spector and Dr Jo Twist will attend the event Discord to talk with indie developers.

Plus, there will be private behind-closed-doors roundtables with the likes of Steam, Xbox, Kickstarter, London Venture Partners, Transcend Fund, Hiro Capital, Kowloon Nights and Creative England.

There is also our one-to-one meeting system featuring more than 50 investors and publishers. And finally, the event includes our Indie Publishing Awards. You can read about the finalists here.

It's a jam-packed schedule and you see the full on our event site. There are still a few more announcements to be made before we reveal our final line-up.

Tickets cost $50 + VAT for developers, publishers and investors. Developers can also buy a special ticket to receive extra promotion for the game at the event.

Sponsors for the event are Xsolla, Keywords, LEGO Ventures, Creative England's Advance initiative, Renaissance PR, Curve Digital, CrazyLabs, My.Games, NDreams and Limited Run. For more details on sponsorship, contact charlotte.nangle@Gamesindustry.biz.


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Christopher Dring

Head of Games B2B

Chris is a 15-year games business veteran. He spent nine years at UK business weekly MCV, including five years as editor. He joined GI in 2016 and oversees editorial, sales and events worldwide. He is the architect behind Best Places To Work Awards and GI Live. And is a tiny bit obsessed with market data. He also writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

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