Andrew Sheppard is President of Kabam Studios, the western world leader in free-to-play core games. Andrew oversees Kabam�s game studios in San Francisco, Beijing and Vancouver. Andrew joined Kabam in 2009 to grow the young company�s games business and pioneered Kabam�s unique approach of blending art and science to create mass-market commercial games that thrill players worldwide. �The popularity of Kabam games enabled the company to gross more than $180 million in revenue in 2012.�
Since its early days when Kabam was comprised of a handful of people working above a dim sum restaurant, Andrew has overseen the strategy and development of seven Kabam games that gross more than $1 million per month, including the award-winning�Kingdoms of Camelot, a $250 million franchise, and games based on such iconic Hollywood films such as�The Hobbit,�Fast & Furious 6�and�The Godfather. �In 2012, Andrew and his team had the top grossing app on iOS (Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North).�
Andrew has more than a decade of gaming experience, having joined Kabam from hi5 Networks where he led the company�s transformation from a social network to a social gaming distribution platform. �Prior to hi5, Andrew helped launch and scale the publishing business for game developer Outspark. �Earlier, he led online and free-to-play strategy at Electronic Arts.�
Andrew received an MBA from UC Berkeley�s Haas School of Business and graduated with Honors from Pomona College with a BA in Economics.