Video and Games - Retention and New Revenue Streams
Fernando Vasconez is a growth hacker, global business developer and angel investor. Currently works at Rovio Entertainment Ltd as Global Biz Development, Advisor for Carbon Game Incubator and Partner at NDV Consulting LLC. He started his career in technology in 1992, with CallBack Voice Services. Over the past 24 years he switched from Telecom to mobile technology, and founded NDV Consulting LLC in 2001 as a strategic growth hacking firm. Since 2010 Fernando turned NDV into a vehicle for mobile technology investments. Some investment examples in games include Zico: The Official Game, a mobile soccer game that chronicles the legendary sports career of footballer Zico and Panda Spin Hero, a mobile application that donates 10% of its revenue to WWF. In 2013 he started working with Rovio Entertainment in Latam( e.g. Burger King Project) and 2014 he joined Rovio Entertainment as Global Business Development. A few project examples include partnerships with Rock in Rio, Skype, Paypal, Samsung and Telefonica Group(Mobile Operator Group). Fernando, graduated in 1996 at Barry University, and attended for one semester the University of Westminster in London. He currently lives between Miami and San Francisco.
Talk about how players are moving away form playing games to watching people playing games in Youtube, Twich, etc and how mobile companies like Rovio solved this problem and how Indy dev and big publishers can take advantage.