General Manager, Aventurine
Tasos Flambouras is the cofounder and General Manager of Aventurine SA, the largest game development studio in Greece. He's a Producer of Darkfall Online, an award-winning Massive Multiplayer Online Game operating in 190 countries worldwide. He is the Executive Producer of Amnesty-the Game, a serious game, developed by volunteer members of the Hellenic Game Developer’s Association, supporting Amnesty International's efforts to abolish the death penalty around the world.
For the past ten years, he has worked to establish a videogame development industry in Greece. He is a cofounder of the Hellenic Game Developer’s Association and has served as its’ President. Through Aventurine, he is also a founding member of the Gaming Innovation Cluster and is currently serving on its’ Steering Committee.
Tasos holds a BSc in Computer Engineering, an MSc in Electronic Engineering, and studies in Social Sciences and Cognitive Science. He has long experience in the gaming industry and in online community building and management. He has participated in the creation and growth of some of the largest online communities on the internet, has advised Government, and he frequently lends his expertise to causes he believes in.