Speaker Biography

Blaine Graboyes 

CompanyGameCo and The Gamer Agency
BioBlaine Graboyes, founder of GameCo and The Gamer Agency, is an award-winning executive producer, entrepreneur, producer, and game designer with nearly twenty years of experience developing digital entertainment. He has produced over 4,000 projects for world-renowned entertainment, business, and fine arts clients such as Blizzard Entertainment, Ubisoft, War Gaming, DreamWorks, Mattel, Sony Pictures, Disney, WeeWorld, Nickelodeon, Rinksters, LeapFrog, DIRECTV, Warner Bros., The Guggenheim and Whitney Museums, Nam June Paik, Yoko Ono, NHL, NFL, Free People, and Philips Norelco. Graboyes is an active member of the Producers Guild Of America (PGA), including acting as co-chair of the Guild’s highly successful Produced By: New York conference at the Time Warner Center. This conference is where the most influential decision makers in the entertainment industry gather as peers to educate, illuminate, and share new technological and economic innovations. Graboyes also serves as a Member-At-Large for the PGA East Executive Committee and is a delegate of the New Media Council Board. Via Graboyes’s private consultancy Mash3 Inc., he has directed live charity events and produced public service announcements for charities such as YouthAIDS, working with Ashley Judd, Quincy Jones, Timbaland, Eve, Wynonna Judd, and Joss Stone, to raise a total of $1.4 million. Recently, he spent a year with the Urban Outfitters brand Free People designing a photo sharing social “game” called FPME, which takes the shape of a loyalty program for the brand’s unique customer base. Graboyes has been a founder at several successful startups including ZUMA Digital (the first DVD company in NYC), Worldwide Biggies, Hope Arcade, Sano Agency, Silver Platter, and Mister Goldbanks. Over the years, his work has been recognized with numerous awards including an RIAA Platinum album and an IGN Editor’s Choice Award, plus recognition for the best new software product and best game play. In 1995, Graboyes graduated from Bennington College in Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts in Thematic Major: Mathematics, Sculpture; The Philosophy Of Science, soon after working at their New Media Center to produce the first-ever digital college viewbook, Viewpoints, which was distributed to prospective students. Graboyes lives in Bucks County, PA, a rural area that has long been home to artists and inventors where his hobbies include sailing, gardening, automobiles, and dog training.


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