Monty is responsible for defining and implementing hi5’s commerce and advertising strategy. He leads all monetization activities for the company.
Prior to joining hi5, Monty was CEO at Big Six Games, which was acquired by hi5 in 2010. Before joining Big Six Games, Monty was founder and CEO of Red 5 Games, which developed multiplayer casual games, and CEO of Glass Eye Entertainment, which created an online gambling system that managed more than $9 billion in microtransactions from 35 million paying customers.
In 2002, Monty co-founded the game development studio Knockabout Games along with hi5 SVP of Production Kevin Gliner. In 2000, Monty also founded Compulsive Development, which developed a variety of retail casual games. Prior to Glass Eye, Monty held design and management positions at Maxis, Electronic Arts and Microprose.