John Sutyak has been an executive in the game industry for over 20 years and has been involved in gaming for over 25. He has designed, sourced and acquired games, licenses, brands and businesses during the most dynamic periods in the digital game business.
John started his digital career as one of the founding members of Hasbro Interactive (HI), the interactive gaming arm of Hasbro Corporation where he served as Chief Creative Officer establishing vision and new product direction. He was responsible for company-wide acquisitions and managing relationships with major licensors in the entertainment industry. He led HI in the acquisition of Atari and was involved in the purchase of Microprose as well as other publishers, brands and development studios.
John joined the leading global video game agency Digital Development Management in 2009, and continues to source and create relationships between companies, exceptional talent, and brands in the game and entertainment industry. His ability to identify, source, and bring together parties with corresponding creative and business goals is the core of John’s strength. He leads his clients in creating unique business and development strategy, informed by his knowledge, experience, and spirit of entrepreneurship. Among other projects, John is currently helping his clients navigate the AR and VR space, expanding their influence into new gaming and entertainment experiences and technologies.