Remedy Entertainment's Matias Myllyrinne has joined the advisory board of the 2010 Game Developers Conference Europe, where he'll add his thoughts to the region's major event for industry professionals.
GDC Europe 2010, held by UBM TechWeb (also parent of this website) will be held August 16-18 in Cologne, Germany, alongside the Gamescom event to present a complete offering for developers, consumers, publishers and other trade professionals. The event's call for session proposals is still open until April 23.
Myllyrinne is executive director of Finnish Max Payne creator and Alan Wake developer Remedy. He's been with the studio since 1999 and is one of the key figures credited with the studio's rise to prominence.
"We are glad to have added Matias Myllyrinne, another key figure in the international games industry, to our advisory board," said Frank Sliwka, VP European Business Development of the UBM TechWeb Game Network and Event Director of GDC Europe. "He epitomizes the successful symbiosis between creative game development and successful marketing."
The advisory board's other members include Bob Bates (formerly of Infocom & Legend Entertainment); Don Daglow (Emmy-winning founder of Stormfront Studios); Alexander Fernandez (CEO, Streamline Studios); Sean Kauppinen (CEO, International Digital Entertainment Agency); Harald Riegler (CEO, Sproing), Frank Sliwka (VP European Business Development; UBM TechWeb Game Network and Event Director, GDC Europe), Robert Wallace (Principal, Strategic Alternatives) and Avni Yerli (Managing Director, Crytek).
Says Myllyrinne: "It's an honor to be a part of a conference that highlights the incredible talents of Europe's best developers. We look forward to seeing what the industry's leaders will present at the conference when the event begins on August 16th, 2010."
Interested parties can find further information on GDC Europe at the event's official website.