Team

Team

Laguna Games is a world class game development studio made up of 57 industry veterans from around the world. We are passionate about bringing daily moments of joy to our player community and seek to deliver high-quality entertainment on a massive scale. Our games are living worlds designed for real-time, large scale and highly social competition.

Key Team:

Aron Beierschmitt, Co-founder/CEO, @abearschmitt
  • 10+ years of games experience @ Foundation Games, Beyond Games.
  • 8 game titles including Lumi, Ravenwood Fair, Battle Strike Force
  • Actively investing in crypto since 2017. Favorite projects: DCR, ETH, MATIC, OHM, CRV, CVX, TOKE, KLIMA, INDEX, MKR, SUSHI
Steven Garcia, Co-founder/CTO
  • 10+ years games experience, on the developer side as well as tech & tools.
  • GarageGames -> ngmoco -> DeNA -> Beyond Games
  • Transformers Legends, Blood Brothers 2
Brian Akaka, CMO, @brianakaka
  • 15 years in games, 5 months as a Pudgy Penguin.
  • Freeverse -> Appular -> Anino
  • Street Fighter 4, Monster Hunter, Talking Tomcat
Chris Bourdon, COO
  • 15 years at Apple leading product marketing for macOS
  • CEO of Upthere, sold to Western Digital
Rob Sampson, Technical Director
  • 10+ years of games experience, 3+ years of Blockchain XP
  • GarageGames -> Playdom -> Disney -> First Foundry
  • Social City, Disney City Girl, ESPNU College Town, Marvel Tactics
Beau Bateman, Art Director
  • 8+ years of games experience.
  • Naturalmotion -> Beyond Games
  • My Horse, CSR Racing
Jeff Witt, Design Director
  • 10+ years of F2P game design experience.
  • Storm 8 (co-founder) -> Funzio (co-founder) -> GREE (Design Director)
  • iMobsters, Kingdoms Live, Racing Live, World War, Crime City, Modern War, Kingdom Age
Dale Best, Studio Director, Laguna Games JHB
  • 15 years of games experience
  • Luma Arcade-> Beyond Games
Ria Lu, Studio Director, Laguna Games MNL
  • 15 years of games experience
  • Komikasi Games -> First Foundry
  • Branded games for Coca-Cola, Nescafe, Jollibee
Jon Edwards, Client Lead
  • 20+ years of software development experience, mostly in gaming.
  • Spectrum Holobyte -> EA -> Activision -> Lumosity -> WB -> Beyond Games
  • Trade Empires, X-Men, Skylanders, Amazing Spiderman, Harry Potter Wizards Unite
Andy Revak, Server Lead
  • 7 years of development experience in gaming
  • Gazillion -> Fogbank
  • Marvel Heroes, Storyscape
Michael Williams, Senior Server Engineer
  • 9+ years of software development experience
  • Bex.io -> Walter.ai -> Phoenix Labs
  • Dauntless
Trevor Lanz, Senior Client Engineer
  • 20+ years of game development experience
  • Dynamix -> GarageGames -> Gravity Bear -> Kabam -> Game Closure -> Beyond Games
  • Starsiege, Battle Punks, Star Wars Uprising
For more information please check out our website - https://laguna.games