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Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) Aims For Creative Innovation With Star Wars Famed Mike Olsen In Team

Glu Mobile Inc.

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) recently made a few strategic changes to the executive team by bringing Mike Olsen on board as the Senior Vice President of Studios. By inducting Mike Olsen  in the company, Glu Mobile gets his extensive creative designing background knowledge.

Mr. Olsen comes to the company with wider know-how and skill in live game operations, studio management and game designing, apart from what has been mentioned above. With this, Glu Mobile has ensured that the existing team of leaders in the company get creative leaders, as the new members.

The company CEO and President, Nick Earl on this said, “I am incredibly pleased to welcome Mike Olsen as Glu’s SVP of Studios where he’ll build a talented team of developers to create innovative new products.”

It is vital to note that this is also the first year of Nick Earl as the company’s President and CEO. He hopes that Glu Mobile will be transitioned in a similar manner ahead.

Company moving toward creativity

Nick Earl believes that the talent model of company should largely focus on hiring the creative people of industry. He added that these people shall be facilitated with Glu’s “finest and arming them with world-class infrastructure, tools, funding and support to create phenomenal products” along with the team work.

As the company moves towards its 2017 vision of delivering best-in-class entertainment products, bringing such guidance to the team can of utmost value to it.

Meanwhile, Mr. Olsen stated that he can bring his game development experience extensively to suffice Glu’s 2017 motive with high gear product innovation. With his 20 years of industry experience, Mr. Olsen mostly has led the vital game titles, which can be immensely successful for the Glu Mobile.

Olsen has some of the big titles to his design and creative direction, which include Tiger Woods PGA Tour Golf, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, The Godfather, and many more. The most popular title among these is Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, which has been downloaded for more than 30 million times, fetching $100 million revenue to the parent company.

Published by Brendan Byrne

While studying economics, Brendan found himself comfortably falling down the rabbit hole of restaurant work, ultimately opening a consulting business and working as a private wine buyer. On a whim, he moved to China, and in his first week following a triumphant pub quiz victory, he found himself bleeding on the floor based on his arrogance. The same man who put him there offered him a job lecturing for the University of Wales in various sister universities throughout the Middle Kingdom. While primarily lecturing in descriptive and comparative statistics, Brendan simultaneously earned an Msc in Banking and International Finance from the University of Wales-Bangor. He's presently doing something he hates, respecting French people. Well, two, his wife and her mother in the lovely town of Antigua, Guatemala. You may contact Brendan via his email ([email protected]) or his Google+ page (

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