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Nicholas Walters


MD, Gaming

Nicholas Walters

Nicholas Walters is Managing Director, SuperAwesome Gaming.

SuperAwesome’s kidtech platform enables safe, compliant digital engagement with kids and young teens around the world. As leader of SuperAwesome’s gaming practice, Walters and his team work with some of the largest brands in the kids space to create and deliver strategies to successfully reach audiences through gaming. Their work spans everything from game development to research, insight and gaming influencers.

SuperAwesome was acquired by Epic Games in 2020.

Prior to joining SuperAwesome, Walters was founder and CEO of Hopster, the app that helps kids learn through the stories they love. Founded by Walters in late in late 2012, the Hopster app grew to serve eight languages and over 100 countries, topping the App Store grossing charts in over 20 markets, and being downloaded over 2m times. Before founding Hopster Walters spent six years at Viacom International Media Networks, most recently as General Manager for Russia and CIS.

Walters was named the UK’s Startup Entrepreneur of the Year (2015). He is a recovering strategy consultant.