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Michael Li

Michael Li is co-founder and General Manager of Kabam, a world leader in AAA mobile free-to-play games. Michael oversees operations and product development in Kabam’s Beijing studio. He also leads the team that built and maintains Kabam’s first mobile title, Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, which was the highest grossing app on iOS in 2012 and has transformed Kabam into a mobile gaming powerhouse.

As head of the more than 100-person China office, Michael also led the team that developed mobile hit The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth based on the iconic feature film. The game quickly became a Top-25 grossing game in more than 70 countries and is Kabam’s biggest IP deal to date. Michael also spearheaded the acquisition of Balanced Worlds, a Beijing-based company specializing in 3D high-fidelity games. Previously, Michael was Chief Technology Officer, overseeing Kabam’s technical strategy, planning, and infrastructure. As CTO, Michael built Kabam’s first game, Kingdoms of Camelot, which has become a more than $250 million franchise.

Prior to co-founding Kabam, Michael founded mobile location-based startup 6th Sense Communications. Earlier in his career, he worked several years as a technology consultant with Accenture and Blackstone Technology Group, and he served as a software engineer for Abeona Networks.

Michael graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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