Former Miniclip CTO Joins Brainz Board of Directors to Boost Studio’s Live Ops Capabilities
BOGOTA, Colombia — June 13, 2017 (GameIndustryWire) Camilo Marrugo, former Chief Technology Officer at Miniclip joins Brainz advisory board and will also become an independent member of its board of directors The board includes industry veterans Diego Angel (Founder of Angel Studios, acquired by Rockstar Games), Sean Kauppinen and Ralf Adam.
Camilo was part of the leadership at Miniclip that launched games such as 8 Ball Pool, Agar.io, Bike Rivals and Rail Rush. He also helped create Miniclip’s international business and structured their growth to over 140 employees and 200 million active players across multiple platforms worldwide.
“We are very excited about Camilo’s arrival to the Brainz family,” said Alejandro Gonzalez, company co-founder and CEO. “His extensive technical expertise and proven track record successfully growing online and multiplayer games coupled with Brainztorm, our proprietary full stack platform used to operate online Free to Play mobile games, will without a doubt be decisive to our growth, as we release and operate world class titles like the upcoming Synchronous Multiplayer RTS game, World War Doh.”
“I’m very excited to start contributing to the growth of game development and technical innovation in my home country,” said Camilo Marrugo. “Could not pick a better team and company to do so. Brainz brings to the table extensive knowledge and experience in content creation, and an outstanding platform for Free to Play and Multiplayer games that will position them as a top-tier studio in the game arena worldwide.”
Brainz is a VC Backed, Colombia based next-gen entertainment company focused in creating narrative original IP through high production value mobile games. Brainz has grown over the last years as one of the most recognized studios in Latin America.