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Kepler hires Nintendo and Xbox vet Baker

Kepler hires Nintendo and Xbox vet Baker

New publisher Kepler Interactive has hired Nintendo and Xbox veteran Damon Baker.

He has been hired as VP of partnerships and portfolio, having previously worked as head of portfolio at Xbox and head of partner management for Nintendo.

"I’m excited to be joining Kepler Interactive at such a pivotal time in its journey,” Baker said.

“The company is founded on a strong, unique vision that not only resonates with me but also our studios and partners. I’m looking forward to working with these exceptionally talented founders, creatives and their teams and expanding our portfolio in the years to come.”

Kepler CEO Alexis Garavaryan added: "We are delighted to have Damon join our growing team at Kepler. His wealth of experience at some of the most iconic gaming companies brings phenomenal expertise which will be hugely valuable to us and our studios. It is a testament to the ambition we have as a company”

Kepler Interactive was revealed in September and has raised $120 million in its first financing round.


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