games:net Berlin Europe Podcast: Sophie VoIn our final episode for now, we spoke with Sophie Vo, founder of Rise and Play and CEO of Savage Game Studios, about playfulness, clear communication, and self-awareness. From her own podcast through her view on leadership to her desire to influence those around her as positively as possible, Sophie gives us insight into her work and the way she approaches life.
games:net Berlin Europe Podcast: Derk de GeusGive yourself the chance to have chances! Derk de Geus, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Paladin Studios, believes that persistency is the key to success. Take full ownershop of what you can control, but have the trust in your team that they will do the rest. In this episode, he talks about his way in and out of burnout and how spirituality drives him to find both himself and the best way to lead his studio.
games:net Berlin Europe Podcast: Daniel Stammler#GNBEPodcast guest Daniel Stammler, Co-CEO of BLN Capital, will tell you: Don’t be naive! And his success proves him right. With the money he earned by selling Kolibri Games, he and his co-founders support Germany’s startup ecosystem and implement their motto into other companies. Have a listen if you want to know where the money goes and his tips for a successful startup.
games:net Berlin Europe Podcast: Stephen LeeSometimes, all we need is to breathe. This holds true to DECA Games, a publisher that breathes new life into old video games, but also to its Head of Business Development, Stephen Lee, who tries to live his life consciously from one breath to the next. With Simon and Florian, he talks about cultural differences, true partnerships and health. As if this weren’t enough already, we solve Florian’s childhood trauma along the way.
games:net Berlin Europe Podcast: Marie Mejerwall“Been there, done that”. This could be Marie Mejerwall’s middle name. The consultant wore nearly every hat in the industry from esports host and coach, over game designer and team leader to being a mentor and spokesperson for diversity and inclusion. She moved across the globe, always led by the next adventure, always accompanied by her Famicom, her love for karaoke and the urge to plunge into the unknown.