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View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by day, time, pass type, topic, and format. With this Session Viewer, you can view session and speaker details for Game Developers Conference 2024.

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Leaders Working at the Heart of the Team 2024

Grant Shonkwiler  (Leadership Coach & Consultant, Shonkventures)

Saffron Bolduc-Chiong  (Creative Director, Kitten Cup Studio)

Yesenia Cisneros  (Lead Producer, Jar of Sparks)

Jessica Klyne  (Executive Producer, Free Range Games)

Zoe Curnoe  (Studio Director , Timbre Games)

Location: Room 2010, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 20

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Advanced

Join four industry leaders as we explore leadership in four quick 10 minute microtalks. This years talks will cover: Studio Culture, The Artist-Art Director-Creative Director Pipeline, Leading with Empathy: Finding the Balance Between Being Human and a Leader, and Cross Discipline Equality: How to Generate Innovative Ideas and Solutions.


Audiences will take away the following learnings: how to maintain culture while rapidly scaling, how the creative pipeline works, how to be an empathetic leader and how to apply that in a production environment, and methods to help foster cross-discipline equality to foster innovative.

Intended Audience

This talk is designed for people in any leadership role working in games.

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