Welcome to a brand new episode of the ¿Quién Tú Eres? podcast, where we explore the conflict we often face between "professionalism" & being our authentic selves. This week's guest is Ivan Gaton.
Ivan Gaton is the Co-Founder of Video Game Amateurs. He has a background in data engineering, coding, and instructional design for well-known companies like Samsung and Microsoft. He is a passionate and innovative founder with a strong background in the gaming industry. Ivan prides himself in being a visionary leader who thrives on creating immersive gaming experiences and fostering a vibrant community. He and the VGA team are proud to be pushing boundaries and delivering groundbreaking entertainment that captivates players and industry leaders worldwide.
In this week’s episode, Ivan talked about the wild story of how he went from being a college dropout to succeeding in big tech and starting his own video game events company. Even though Ivan didn’t take the traditional path, he has worked with some of the biggest household names in the country. His list of prestigious employers includes DC Comics, Samsung, and Microsoft. While working with these brands was an incredible experience, he wanted to take the transferable skills he learned and start his own video game events company. He and VGA host events all over NYC so keep an eye out for one near you. Tune in to hear all this and more!
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