Chris Hewish, President of Xsolla, is an award winning and well respected Interactive Executive and Studio Head, with experience driving operations and go-to-market strategies across all segments of the video game industry. Having directly designed and produced over 50 games generating more than $1B in sales, Chris displays a rare and successful combination of creative and business acumen in an ever-changing industry. An avid gamer, Chris leveraged that passion into a successful career making games. His triple threat skill-set combines… the design and production skills of a developer, with the business and strategic acumen of a publisher, and the brand marketing sensibilities of a media executive. Chris has used these skills to lead multi-team video game studios and global interactive business units with hundreds of employees at companies like Activision Blizzard, DreamWorks Animation, Survios, Skydance, and Xsolla. He’s also an active member of the Forbes Technology Council, serving as a subject matter expert and industry-leading voice for the global gaming community.