Game Changers: In conversation with Queensland entrepreneur Shainiel Deo

Fruit Ninja

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Join us as we hear from Shainiel Deo, CEO of Halfbrick Studios, a game development company based in Queensland with offices in Sydney, Spain and San Francisco. Halfbrick is the creator of hit game Fruit Ninja, one of the most successful apps of all time. To date, it has been downloaded more than 300 million times and is on more than one third of all US iPhones.
Shainiel’s current roles include CEO of Halfbrick Studios and serving on the Board of the Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA). He was formerly the President of Electronic Games Queensland.

This event is part of SLQ’s Garage Gamer program - unleash your passion for play in our games gallery or at workshops, talks, films and more. Check out the full program of events.
Facilitated by Ray Weekes, Chair of CEO Institute, the Game Changers series brings innovation leaders from business, technology, and creative industries to share their insights with aspiring Queensland entrepreneurs. Hear first-hand how prominent Queensland entrepreneurs and business leaders build companies, reinvent themselves generation after generation, inspire teams, and envision success.This event will be followed by a networking function, with first drink complimentary.  

Game Changers is a Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame initiative presented by SLQ, QUT Business School and the Queensland Library Foundation. The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame, celebrates, records and retells the stories of Queensland business leaders and their contributions to Queensland.


Wed 20 Mar 2013, 6:00 pm - 08:00 pm
SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2
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