David Perry

David Perry

CCO & Co-Founder

Acclaim Games

David is a 26-year video game industry veteran. He launched his professional career at just 15 years of age by writing video game programming books in his native Northern Ireland. Since then, David (or his studio Shiny Entertainment) has developed numerous games including The Terminator, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mc Donald's Global Gladiators, 7-Up's Cool Spot, Disney's Aladdin, Earthworm Jim, MDK, Sacrifice, The Matrix, and more. He's had multiple #1 hits and his games have sold over 1 billion dollars at retail. After selling Shiny to Atari in 2002, David is now the Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Acclaim Games, the largest American free-to-play game publisher. He also is building GameInvestors.com, the only dedicated marketplace for Investors/Publishers & Developers to do business deals. David sits on the Advisory Boards of the Game Developers Conference, the Hollywood and Games Conference, the Gamers Expo & Westwood College. He's a regular speaker at key industry events and is probably the tallest person in the industry.