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Helsinki October Gathering with Wargaming

Let´s battle!

Get your calendars, folks! For our October Gathering we join ranks with Wargaming to give you a fest of fests with wisdom from their key people and good times in good company.

Wargaming Group Limited is an international game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. The group operates across 16 offices and development centers. Primarily focused on TBS and RTS games (Massive Assault franchise, Order of War, etc.), Wargaming switched to developing free-to-play online action games in 2009, and has since become one of the leaders in the market. The company's critical and commercial success came after the launch of its first online project, the military-themed team-based game World of Tanks.

Wargaming is involved in a number of socially significant projects that aid in the preservation of historic heritage, and assists 3rd party studios in development and publishing through its WG Labs unit

The seminar will include the following speakers:

Matias Myllyrinne, Head of Development, Development HQ, Nicosia, Cyprus
Matias Myllyrinne is the Head of Development at He is responsible for the world wide studios, technology organization and various internal and external development efforts worldwide. He is based at the corporate headquarters, in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Jay Ranki, Development Director, Development HQ, Nicosia, Cyprus
Jay works as a Development Director at our Development HQ in Cyprus. He acts as a key resource that the dev HQ can assign to strategically important projects. Mostly that means he travels a lot, working with multiple teams and locations within the company to facilitate cross-team/location/product initiatives and projects.

Milos Jerabek, Development Director, World of Tanks, Minsk, Belarus
Miloš joined Wargaming in 2016 in Minsk as the Development Director for World of Tanks. His main duty is to coordinate all the development of the project, including cooperation with other studios and companies. Together with hundreds of skilled developers, he is pushing forward the boundaries of the WarGaming flagship.

Juuso Myllyrinne, Global Head of Marketing, Nicosia Cyprus
Juuso Myllyrinne is the Global Head of Marketing for Wargaming in charge of setting the marketing strategy and bringing it to life.

You will also get the chance to network with:

Jamy Nigri, Head of commercial Development, Publishing Platforms & Apps, Corporate HQ, Nicosia, Cyprus
Jamy’s role as part of the Publishing Platform & Commercial Development is defining the requirements for moving WG to a multi-product company via one unified set of tools. 

Rahim Attaba, 3rd Party Marketing Director, Nicosia, Cyprus
Rahim Attaba is leading global marketing for our Wargaming’s 3rd Party Publishing department. Rahim is always looking for AAA free-to-play titles to publish.
Sean Lee, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Corporate Development, Nicosia Cyprus
Sean Lee is the Chief Corporate Development Officer at Wargaming, a leading global online game developer and publisher, where he has been since the beginning of 2013. He manages the key strategic initiatives of WarGaming including M&A, investments, strategic partnerships and key market expansion.

Jakob D. Longer, Publishing General Manager, Publishing, Nicosia Cyprus
Jakob Joined Wargaming HQ recently where he will be will be concentrating on F2P monetization, mobile strategies, commercial development and publishing priorities.

Michael R. Cahill, Global Director of Art Development - Wargaming
Michael R. Cahill is an award winning Illustrator, Art Director, and Production Designer for the last 21 years at companies such as Warner Brothers, Microsoft, Kennedy Miller Mitchell, Discovery, National Geographic, The Mountain, and the Learning Channel. His work can found in some of the biggest selling video games, as well as, Film, Television, Print, and Global Merchandise.

IGDA Finland October Seminars + Gathering with Wargaming

Time: 11.10.2016 at 17.00


  • 17:00 Doors open
  • 17:30 Seminar
  • 19:00 Gathering sponsored by Wargaming

Place: Maxine, Urho Kekkosen katu 1 A, 6th floor, 00100 Helsinki

Please note that you need to be at least 18 years old to attend. The cloakroom service is offered free of charge.