Quentin Staes-PoletManaging Director, Unreal Engine, International Operations, Epic Games
Quentin is heading the International Operations for Unreal Engine at Epic Games as the Managing Director. With over 25 years of experience at the intersection of media and technology, he has been able develop and negotiate win-win strategic partnerships and large deals for some of the biggest companies across markets. At Epic Games, he is tasked to focus on building the team, leading business operations, business development with strategic partners and coming up with market centric product innovations. After 10 years in the music industry in China (Universal Music) Quentin joined IBM and led the media and entertainment division in APAC. He also founded India’s first MMO Game company- Kreeda Games. Additionally, he has been a significant part of the growth stories of the leading companies like Unity Technologies, Take2 Interactive, Akama and Improbable. Quentin is an M.B.A from the prestigious-Solvay Brussels School. Beyond the professional realm, he is passionate about his family, history, media and disruptive technologies.
About Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is an American company founded by CEO Tim Sweeney. The company is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, and has more than 40 offices worldwide. Today Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.
About Unreal Engine
Epic Games’ Unreal Engine is the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool. Creators across games, film, television, architecture, automotive and transportation, advertising, live events, and training and simulation choose Unreal to deliver cutting-edge content, interactive experiences, and immersive virtual worlds. Follow @UnrealEngine and download Unreal for free at unrealengine.com.