Julie Uhrman is a video game entrepreneur. She is founder and CEO of OUYA—an innovative gaming console that enables any developer to publish a console game by bringing the mobile app model to the TV. OUYA is a powerful, beautifully designed, open and inexpensive alternative to traditional game consoles.
Julie started in the game business ten years ago. Before launching OUYA, she held several executive roles with video game companies such as GameFly, IGN (where she led digital distribution and business development) and Vivendi Universal.
Julie loves to play games: she plays platformers, 3rd person shooters and she loves playing games on a TV. But the last few years, she's played more on mobile phones, because that's where the action's been. She wants to go back to playing on a TV.
By combining a classic console format with the ease of access of open mobile SDKs, Julie seeks to make OUYA the open... See More
VP/GM, Digital DistributionNov, 2009 - May, 2011
Founder & CEO2012
Syndicate Associate1996 - Jan, 1997
Publishing Manager2002 - Jan, 2004
Founder, Senior Vice President Corporate Finance1999 - Jan, 2001
Director, Business Development and Product Strategy2006 - Jan, 2007
Vice President, Business Development2009 - Jan, 2009
Vice President, Sales & Business Development2007 - Jan, 2009
Director, Business Development2004 - Jan, 2006