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Simon Smith

Gameopolis

CEO and Founder

Simon Smith

Simon has worked as a Designer & Producer in the video games industry for over 15 years at Codemasters, Blitz Games, and Sony Computer Entertainment (PlayStation). In 2014 he started his started his own video game development company, thumbfood, and their first contract was to make a suite of games for Manchester City Football Club.

He is also the co-founder & chair of Gameopolis, the new community-led network for video games creators in and around Greater Manchester. Gameopolis acts as a focal point for video game related activity and a direct contact into the local industry for government, NGO’s, media, and other organisations.