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Mihai Pohontu

San Francisco
Mihai Pohontu is the CEO of Amber, a game development agency
headquartered in Bucharest, Romania. Previously Mihai was VP of Emerging Platforms at Samsung, working to build the developer ecosystem around the company’s product line. Prior to joining Samsung, he oversaw Product Operations at Disney Interactive, a team of 600+ staff distributed across 9 locations around the world. While at Disney, Mihai founded the Partners group, delivering a portfolio of co-development and licensing projects, leveraging Disney properties and franchises to deliver high quality entertainment created by external studios and publishers, such as the top 50 grossing game “Frozen Free Fall”. Prior to Disney, Mihai was the VP and General Manager of Central Development Services at Electronic Arts, overseeing operational teams supporting 18 development studios on 3 continents. He founded and was the General Manager of EA Romania, one of the largest game development studios in Eastern Europe.

Amber (www.amberstudio.com) is primed to support creative industries by offering a full range of turn-key software development and live service solutions. The company maintains four service pillars: product development, co-development, platform conversion and development support. Established in 2013, Amber has over 250 staff in its development center and a management team with more than 500 years of professional experience from some of the games industry's best and brightest companies including Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Gameloft, King, Bandai Namco, Disney and others. Amber is an employee-owned company headquartered in Bucharest, Romania, with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California.