After graduating with honors from the French Secondary School in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Yannis Mallat spent 3 years in West Africa providing humanitarian aid to developing countries. He also earned a Master’s Degree in International Agronomy & Economic Development from the International Agribusiness Development Management Engineering missing word in Paris. He then returned to Africa, where he worked with an NGO to set up Rural Development Projects. Yannis Mallat then moved to Canada, where he received an MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Montreal, Canada. He returned to his first passion – videogaming – when he joined Ubisoft’s Montreal development studio in January 2000.
His primary titles include Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and Rayman Advance. He has also worked on production for Little Nicky, The Emperor’s New Groove and Dinosaur.