The Lessons and Journey in Rebuilding the Telltale Brand
Join Telltale CEO Jamie Ottilie in a special D.I.C.E. Europe fireside chat moderated by Careen Yapp (Embracer Group). This honest and in-depth chat will discuss the lessons and journey in rebuilding the Telltale brand after the company was reborn in 2019. Ottilie will cover the Telltale legacy leading up to the recent launch of The Expanse: A Telltale Series and the path forward for the beloved studio and pioneer in narrative game design. This talk will discuss key global learning for any attendee looking to learn more about cultivating a brand and creating sustainable roadmaps.
Currently, the CEO of Telltale, Jamie Ottilie is a 30-year interactive entertainment industry veteran and serial entrepreneur with experience in video games, virtual worlds, and toy creation. Having founded several companies in the interactive entertainment sector, Ottilie has a successful track record of bringing IP from toys, film, and television into the video gaming space, These include properties from Warner Bros., DC Comics, Disney, Amazon, NBC, Mattel, Hasbro, Sony Pictures, History Channel, and Discovery Channel. He was an early pioneer in the toys-to-life category, bridging real-world toys and digital items. He specializes in strategic business planning, creative product vision, internal/external development, product acquisition and licensing, contract negotiations, and corporate turnarounds. Previously, Ottilie founded several game studios including Galaxy Pest Control, Abandon Interactive Entertainment, and Lucky Chicken Games.