Jami Laes Co-founder & CEO Futureplay Games

Co-founder & CEO
Futureplay Games

Jami Laes entered the mobile games industry in 2000, working as a game designer. In 2004 Jami joined Sumea Interactive which was soon acquired by Digital Chocolate where over the course of almost eight years, he helped to create hit titles like Tower Bloxx and almost 200 other games on numerous platforms from J2ME to XBLA and everything else in-between.

Jami joined Playfish as the VP Global Studios in 2011. His role at Playfish was to oversee the work of all their global studios, helping develop the Award winning Sims Social Social game as well as delivering the vision, mission, and creating even more amazing products like SimCity Social.

After Playfish he took over the flight of the Angry Birds at Rovio Entertainment, leading Rovio Games for almost two years. Finally in 2015 he co-founded his own mobile gaming studio Futureplay Games. Futureplay’s View-to-Play hit games include Idle Farming Empire, Idle City Empire, Idle Tuber Empire and the epic summer 2018 hit game Battlelands Royale.

Jami combines a unique blend of creative process leadership, mobile and social platform expertise as well as his experience as a tv-show host in Finland!

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