Speaker Profile – Peter Akemann

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As President of Skydance Interactive, a dedicated subsidiary of Skydance Media that creates and publishes original virtual reality experiences and video games, Peter Akemann oversees and executes the strategic vision for the group. Skydance Interactive was formed in April of 2016 when Skydance acquired leading game developer The Workshop Entertainment, of which Akemann was President and Co-Founder.  Skydance Interactive’s first VR offering is Archangel, launched summer of 2017 across all VR platforms.

Akemann has more than 20 years of experience in gaming, spanning a wide breadth of acclaimed franchise titles, including The Evil Within,Armored Warfare, Free Realms, Medal of Honor, Spiderman, Spiderman II and Die By The Sword, among others. He holds a PhD from University of California Berkeley and BA in mathematics from the University of California San Diego.

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