Ron Ashtiani joins Nequinox Studios as Chair of Board of Directors

Nequinox Studios are delighted to announce the appointment of games industry veteran, Ron Ashtiani, as Chair of the Board of Directors.

Ron brings over 25 years of creative and business experience across the games and movie industries to Nequinox and will play a key role helping grow the business and engage with new global partners.

Ron has been involved in the running of several businesses over the last 20 years. In 2009 he formed visual design company, Atomhawk, building the business from a team of 4 into an international brand with studios in the UK and Canada. Following a successful sale of that business in 2017 to Sumo Group, he was Chair of the Board at SockMonkey studios for 3 years, playing a key part in its significant growth and subsequent acquisition by Behaviour Interactive earlier this year.

In 2001, he co-founded creative services agency, Big Thursday Creative. He is a proud member of BAFTA and has been listed in both the UK top 100 people in video games and in the top 100 in digital media. Ron has extensive experience in art direction and leading creative teams, with creative credits including 3 Marvel movies and over 30 video games.

Anthony, CEO of Nequinox Studios said:

Having someone as experienced as Ron join our board is great news for us and our partners. Ron’s experience, not only as a passionate creative, but also as a highly successful entrepreneur and business leader, will help us continue our journey of expansion and growth.

Anthony Robinson, CEO

Co-Founder and CTO, Stephen adds:

I’ve known Ron since our days at Gremlin in the early noughties; he’s an amazing guy to work with and I’m really excited to see what comes next for us here at Nequinox.

Stephen Robinson, CTO

Speaking about his new role, Ron says:

I am thrilled to be part of the next stage in the Nequinox journey. I have worked with a lot of high calibre teams over the last 25 years and the team at Nequinox have what it takes to be one of the best. It isn’t often that you find such an experienced and talented group of developers and I can see they have a great future ahead of them.

Ron Ashtiani, Chair of the Board of Directors

If you would like more information about Nequinox Studios full game development, codevelopment and porting services for AAA Game Studios, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Matt Knott, Business Development Director here

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