Speaker profile

Nick Thomas

VP, Commercial Partnerships, Americas - Hatch (Rovio Entertainment Ltd.)

Nick Thomas is a video game industry veteran with nearly two decades of executive experience in the mobile/casual game industry.  Nick is the VP of Commercial Partnerships for Hatch, a spin-off of Rovio Entertainment (Angry Birds) and the creators of Hatch- a revolutionary mobile game streaming platform built for 5G.  Hatch has launched in Europe, Japan and Korea with major partners including Docomo and Samsung, and now available in the United States in partnership with Sprint.  Prior to leading commercial partnerships Nick operated as the VP of Content Publishing for Hatch, leading developer and publisher content relationships.


Nick’s career in gaming began in the early 2000’s as founder and CEO of Somatone Interactive, one of the most well recognized and respected creative service providers in games, credited on hundreds of game titles.  In additional to Somatone, Nick served as the Head of Gaming for Immersion Corporation, the leading IP holder of Haptic technology, licensing haptic solutions to hardware OEMs, and haptic technology to content developers to integrate haptic effects into game experiences.