Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Gaikai Bolsters Exec Lineup
Los Angeles-based cloud-based game streaming service Gaikai has bolstered its executive staff, saying today that it has named Robert Stevenson as Senior Vice President of Interactive Entertainment, and Tim Wilson as Executive Vice President, Strategic Relationships. Stevenson joins the firm from Namco Bandai Games, where he was VP of Online Development; Stevenson has also served at Atari. Wilson joins the company from Electronic Arts, where he was most recently CTO of EA Redwood Shores. Gaikai is venture backed by Benchmark Capital, TriplePoint Capital, Rustic Canyon Partners and Intel. The firm's technology allows users to play any videogame inside their web browser, without the requirement for game installs or downloads.