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Meet the team going to GDC

Introducing the team who will be attending GDC on behalf of CGHero this year in San Francisco.

CGHero is in full swing, gearing up to attend the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2023 in San Francisco in just a couple of weeks. The company is sending a team of seven to be on the floor, each of whom plays a critical role in the company's operations. In this article, we'll introduce you to each member of the CGHero team who will be attending GDC 2023.

Jonathan Lloyd

Jonathan Lloyd

First off is Jonathan Lloyd, founder and CEO of CGHero. For the past decade Jonathan’s mission and passion has been to help talented CG artists market and sell their amazing work to companies around the world.

Will this be your first time attending GDC?

"I've been fortunate to attend GDC a couple of times before both pre-pandemic and GDC 2022. From looking at the expo floor, it is looking like the conference in back in full swing and it is great to see all the major players coming back to the space.
This is our first year exhibiting as CGHero. Our hope is to raise awareness about the company and our latest plans. I'm also presenting a demo and panel discussion for the first time at the show, which is exciting! Looking forward to meeting new faces and old for what is already set to be a jam packed show. Find me on linkedin here.

Kristian Hunt

Kristian Hunt

Kristian is the Commercial Director at CGHero and an experienced B2B Client Services and Operational leader.

What are you looking forward to the most?

Introducing our platform and seeing all of the innovation driving the industry, and our talk on the war on talent of course, but too many to mention. Get in touch with me on linkedin here.

Henry Craven

Henry Craven

Henry is a Partnerships manager and has been with the company for over 2 years, helping to drive and develop our sales team.

This will be your first time at GDC and in San Francisco - what are your expectations?

Never been to San Francisco before, never even been to the US! Looking forward to running through the streets of SF, across the golden gate bridge and if there's time shopping for trainers! And of course, looking forward to catching up with existing clients from across the pond, and seeing some familiar faces and growing our network to further understand the challenges the industry is facing with regards to accessing talent.
Get in touch with me on linkedin here.

Paul Bannon

Paul Bannon

Paul joined the team almost two years ago and now works as our Executive Producer, helping and managing CGI productions for clients around the world.

Any specific company or talk you are most excited to see at GDC?
I am always excited to see what Epic games have on offer but interestingly I am looking forward to checking out the Unity stand and see what they have been cooking up! This is my first time attending GDC, and its defiantly a bucket list item ticked off.

Matt Bates

Matt Bates

Matt is a dedicated associate producer who has been an invaluable member of CGHero's team for over a year, delivering and supporting high-quality projects that meet clients' needs and exceed their expectations.

Apart from GDC, is there anything you're looking forward to doing whilst in San Francisco?

It's hard to pick one thing, but they have a massive climbing centre that look like great fun!

Jonathan Webb

Jonathan Webb

Webby is the CTO at CGHero, with over a decade of experience in web application development. He specializes in web technology, application/network architecture, security and product strategy.

What are you hoping to take away from GDC this year and anything in particular you're excited about?
I'm eager to chat directly with studios, artists, and industry leaders to understand their challenges and see how we can work together to improve the industry as a whole. Of course,
I'm excited to attend the panel discussion on "Solving the War for Talent in the Games Industry", especially since our CEO Jonathan Lloyd is one of the panelists!

Zoe

Zoe

Zoe joined us as Head of Product almost half a year ago, with a wealth of experience in product development and marketing strategy. It has been great having her on board!

Is it your first time in San Francisco as well? From a product perspective, what are you excited about?
Yes, it's my first time in San Francisco! I've been to California before, to LA and Pasadena. I'm really excited to showcase our platform and hear lots of feedback first hand, it'll be such a great place to meet people in the industry.

If you would like to learn more about our company, or if you are interested in setting up a meeting or catch up in San Francisco, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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