Shahid Ahmad
Shahid Ahmad has been named one of Games Industry International’s Top 10 Persons of the Year and 100 Top Influencers in the British Games Industry, Develop’s 25 People that Changed Games, one of MCV’s Brit List 100 and received Develop’s Publishing Hero award for his team’s role in opening PlayStation up to developers and for commissioning over 100 titles, including No Man’s Sky, Hellblade, The Persistence and Velocity 2X. Now in his 38th year in the video games industry, Shahid has come full circle back to his roots as a game developer, founding Ultimatum Games, recently releasing “Virtue Reality”. He podcasts on « Remaster » at Relay FM, mentors developers for PlayStation Iberia and is on the advisory boards of the BGI and the MOBO Trust. UHe is the author of “Papa Can I Be”, illustrated by Faryal Ahmad, a short illustrated book of verse for children. Twitter: @shahidkamal Skype: shahid.k.ahmad
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