Meet the Team
We do everything with our core values of honesty, hard work, and trust.
We believe these characteristics should influence everything we do in business and life. We love the work that we do, and our partners, players, and team members should reap the benefits.
A team you can count on.
former officer and helicopter pilot in the German Air Force. 9 deployments including Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Bosnia.
successfully built and grew two previous startups including another gaming company with the release of six video games on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox. All profitable at a minimum 300% ROI.
operational and strategic platform builder. Experience leveraging tech giants, and uniting IP across disparate brands to build a new platform of ownership. Negotiated IP partnerships that generated over $100m in sales.
Ex: CFO/COO/BD | comiXology (acq. Amazon), Founder | Fulton Waters and Partner | Interplay Ventures.
video game developer veteran for over 15 years. Released several exclusive games with PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox.
Co-developed technology that powered the social gaming platform Openfeint with over 100 million users.
Luc leads the game designs of games developed for the Purposeverse.
We are proud to have assembled an incredible team of advisors with very diverse backgrounds to guide us through the challenges ahead and make use of any opportunity that presents istelf.
Jim previously served as the co-CEO of Meow Wolf, an arts and entertainment group that creates immersive, interactive experiences to transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration.
Jim spent over a decade as President of #LucasArts and Sr. Vice
President of Lucasfilm, where he was responsible for the global business growth of the #StarWars and #IndianaJones franchises across the motion picture, television, home video, and video game revenue streams.
He has led partnerships and built teams at Bitski, TikTok, Pandora & Gracenote (Sony) for products reaching billions of consumers.
Mike is a member of the board of directors at LANDR Audio Inc., and an advisor to startups, including Threedium and Seven Seas Music, Inc.
He is widely recognized in the entertainment industry for award-winning artists, including Destiny’s Child, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan, Beyoncé and Solange, and has served as executive producer for more than 100 award-winning multiplatinum albums in multiple genres, including soundtracks, all of which were on his Music World Entertainment label.
Knowles served as an executive producer for blockbuster hits that incorporated hit songs, including The Pink Panther (single “Check on It”) and Charlies Angels (theme song “Independent Women,” which held the number one spot on the U.S. Billboard charts for 11 consecutive weeks). He also executive produced Obsessed, which spent its first week atop the US Box Office and grossed $73.8 million worldwide. The film was released on home video in 2009 in the US and has sold more than $22 million of consumer spending.
Knowles partnered with popular UK reality TV show Chancers in 2006, in which eight selected UK contestants journeyed to Houston to participate in an ever-challenging boot camp. Knowles also partnered with MTV International as creator and executive producer for the TV series Breaking from Above, which premiered in 160 countries. He collaborated with BET on Sunday Best, a gospel-music reality-TV singing competition and through his Music World Gospel label for seasons 3, 4 and 5. Each winner’s album debut was number one on the Billboard Gospel charts.
Recently, he became the head of the newly formed Music World Film & TV.
Additionally, Knowles taps into his early corporate success as the number one worldwide salesperson for Xerox, and his monumental achievements as an entrepreneur and in the music, film and television industry, to offer multiple engaging, highly-educational and wildly inspiring speaking topics—both in-person and virtually—for corporations, conferences, educational institutions and more.
In his 30+ year career in entertainment, he has also spent almost 10 years as an executive with Electronic Arts (EA), founded EGM (Electronic Gaming Monthly), started multiple businesses in the independent development space (multiple entities grown to successful acquisitions), was also part owner and CCO of the digital publishing group TapStar/iEntertainment. During his career, he has also worked on such notable properties and franchises such as “Mortal Kombat”, “NBA Jam”, "Madden", “Tetris”, “Monopoly”, "Metro 2033" and “Tiger Woods” and developed top-selling products with Viacom, Disney, The Void, Amblin, Warner Bros., DC, and Hasbro.
Throughout his career, Jeff has generated billions in revenue through product development and business acumen and was even a founder of the modern-era US National Video Game Team, as well as competing on its behalf at the dawn of competitive gaming and eSports. Jeff was also featured by SyFy Games, as part of their industry "ICON" series, possesses multiple Guinness World Records for video game-related achievements, was awarded the IDGA (Utah) Lifetime Achievement award, as well as inducted into the International Video Game Hall of Fame for overall career impact and ongoing contributions to the industry as a whole.
She most recently founded 8Cell, a think tank, and incubator focused on productizing scientific advancements and IP across the gaming, climate, and fintech spaces.
With experience as both a game developer and machine learning researcher, she has created advanced rendering and #metaverse technology, including a 3D dataset generation system using Unreal Engine, Unity, and haptic and motion solutions for real-time capture.
She has held multiple Vice President positions and is an active member of the New York startup scene, having aided in fundraising of $100M over numerous startups. She holds a degree in computer science from the University of London with a written dissertation on NLP for video game scripting. She spends her time across San Fransisco, London, and New York.