About the Speaker
Industry | Investment
Ivan Barroso was born in Lisbon, 1980. With a degree in Arts & Multimedia, he has been working in the videogame industry since 2006. Currently, he is the editor of PUSHSTART retrogaming magazine, coordinator of the course "HND: Animation & Videogames" at ETIC, Professor at Lusófona University on the course "Multimedia Applications & Videogames" and at Restart in the "Videogames" course. He is also a regular writer regarding videogames topics in Público/P3 newspaper, PC Guia magazine and Pocket Gamer website. Ivan is also the author of the book "História dos videojogos - A génese da indústria" (in English, "Videogames history - the industry genesis"), now in its fourth edition, and also contributed for the book "Service Games: The rise and fall of Sega" (third edition). Currently he is finishing a third book with the title "(R)Evolução Interactiva - Enciclopédia visual de videojogos" (in English, "Interactive (R)Evolution - videogame visual encyclopedia".