WHIPPER ANNOUNCE GAMES INDUSTRY TITAN PAUL BRESLIN AS COO
Former Managing Director of Riot Games Europe & General Manager of PopCap Games EMEA, Paul Breslin, brings his superstar skills of empowering and leading successful technology, mobile and core video games teams for over 20 years to Whipper.
Limassol, Cyprus & Hong Kong – April 30th, 2018
With more than 20 years of experience in building talented global teams and leading them to success in the technology sector, Paul joins Whipper as COO to supercharge the team with his unique and proven leadership.
Paul was instrumental in setting the strategic direction and execution for growth in Europe for Riot Games / Tencent’s global smash game League of Legends that brags +100M monthly active players and is credited as the company that truly put esports on the map. Breslin’s remit involved all Publishing, EU Esports, Technology and Operations for the European region. During this time, LoL saw a rapid increase in the user base and overall satisfaction of the playerbase and community. At the heart of this strategy was the community.
Previous to Riot, Paul spent 7 years at PopCap Games, building a BAFTA winning hybrid Mobile, (iOS and Android) development and publishing studio that release titles such as Peggle, Bejeweled and the global hit Plants vs Zombies. PopCap games was later acquired by Electronic Arts. Previous to this, Paul worked in various leadership roles in many startups in Silicon Valley.
Paul has a passion for working with vibrant and energised communities, and enjoys exploring how new technologies can benefit, delight and excite them!
“I’m delighted to be working with a team that’s top of their game and the opportunity to work in an environment that is ripe for disruption. We’re very excited to actually evolve and make messaging fun!”
Whipper (www.whipper.live ) is a gamified messaging platform that empowers people around the world to chat and play in real-time as their favorite characters -real or fantasy- in their authentic voices, across the media and devices of their choice. Headquartered in Cyprus, Whipper also has a growing presence in Hong Kong. Whipper leverages machine learning, natural language processing and blockchain technology in a novel and proprietary manner.
Whipper: Be Anyone, Anywhere, on Any Device. (™)