BERKELEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ex Populus, an Animoca-backed Web3 game publishing company founded by former executives from Pixar, Activision and EA, has announced expanded roles for its growing team. Game marketing veteran and co-founder of Ex Populus, Sean Charles, will expand his current role to support Ex Populus as a senior advisor, while game development expert and co-founder of Media Indie Exchange, Justin Woodward, will join Ex Populus as Director of the Board. . Both appointments aim to expand the Ex Populus ecosystem and foster its growing community of developers and publishers.
Sean Charles brings over 17 years of experience in the video game and entertainment publishing industry. Having led marketing and publishing efforts at companies like ESL, Activision, and Commodore, Sean brings an exciting repertoire of successful gaming industry projects and a fresh perspective on gaming in the metaverse. In his advisory role, Sean will work closely with game developers, publishers and strategic partners to integrate their content into the Ex Populus gaming ecosystem.
“Throughout my career, I have been at the forefront of innovation that has propelled the evolution of the video game publishing industry, and I believe Ex Populus is the next leader in gaming. Web3,” Charles said. “I look forward to helping Ex Populus grow its community and welcome key developers and projects as the team continues to release the best games and digital collectibles the industry has to offer.”
The success of Ex Populus continues to resonate with the game-to-win community, and the appointment of Justin Woodward, co-founder of Media Indie Exchange and senior adviser and curator of the Black Game Developer Fund, signifies its growing presence. In his new role, Woodward will serve as a strategic advisor, leveraging his legacy gaming experience to impact the quality, reach, and accessibility of the Ex Populus ecosystem.
“Ex Populus represents the best and most talented collective of game developers and gamers, and I’m thrilled to join the team as a board director,” said Woodward. “Ex Populus is changing the way we discuss, view and approach the game publishing industry as a whole. Its dynamic publishing model will help define Web3 gaming for the next generation.
Ex Populus recently closed a funding round, led by Animoca Brands, which exceeded its funding goal by more than half a million dollars, closing a total of $8.5 million after being oversubscribed. In 2021, Ex Populus signed its first game, LAMO, an exciting project that mixes the fast-paced shooter genre with blockchain-based collectible features. And in early 2022, Ex Populus announced the launch of Iron Pigeons, a digital collectible card game in collaboration with Mike Tyson.
For more information on Ex Populus, please visit: https://expopulus.com/.
About Ex Populus
Ex Populus was founded by some of the most notable leaders in desktop games, mobile games, virtual reality, blockchain and esports to create a launching pad for ambitious studios to effectively deliver their content to consumers. consumers. Ex Populus is powered by people. “Ex Populus” is Latin and means “of people” to contrast the famous phrase “Ex Machina” which means “of the machine”.