Simon Byron, Publishing Director, Curve Digital

Simon has been in the videogames industry since 1992, first as a journalist, then in PR and marketing and now as publishing director at Curve Digital, the world’s largest publisher of indie games on console. He has been instrumental in launching and promoting some of the industry's most prominent titles – including Guitar Hero, Candy Crush, Pokémon and the Batman: Arkham series, in the UK and worldwide.
Simon is a published author of two non-fiction books on the gaming industry and is the co-host of weekly games radio show One Life Left. He was named as one of the 100 most influential figures in the UK games industry (MCV ‘Brit List’).