De Jong is now leading Gamestream’s licensing and content strategy, firmly establishing its market position as a tier one provider of quality AAA and indie family video game entertainment. Currently, Gamestream has licensed IPs from world leading brands including Disney, Capcom, Konami, Codemasters and Focus Home Interactive. De Jong is also leading relationships with video game publishers and developers, helping to acquire new licenses and negotiating rights.
“We’re pleased to welcome Gaëlle to our growing dream team at Gamestream,” says Ivan Lebeau, chief executive officer, Gamestream. “She plays an instrumental role to enable us to conquer new markets with premium quality licensed content, and to support the on-going need to satisfy and improve user experience and choice for our global customers.”
De Jong joins Gamestream with 14 years of experience in the video games industry. Prior to Gamestream,De Jong worked at Boonty in 2006, a global provider of PC video game distribution services that was acquired by Nexway in 2009, a leading electronic commerce and payments company. At Nexway, De Jong held various senior positions including Director of Development for publishers and game developers, and Director of Android and PC Content Acquisitions.
In 2002, De Jong gained a master's degree in Applied Foreign Languages at the University of Metz, specializing in translation and interpretation, and in 2003 she completed her studies with a DESS in dubbing and subtitling of films at the University of Nice.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the talented ranks of team Gamestream,” says De Jong. “My goal is to ensure our video game content library is populated and aligned with the demands of each market which we are engaging with. We are executing this by integrating both international blockbuster and indie content, supported by the very best content each local market has to offer, squarely focusing on families.”
The Gamestream cloud gaming service has been deployed across Europe, the Middle East and Asia through white-labelled telco versions and Gamestream brands. Its current clients include market leading telecoms operators and IT manufacturers such as Bouygues Telecom in France, Etisalat in UAE, Sunrise in Switzerland, Telkom Indonesia, Medion Erazer in Germany, and Chungwa Telecom in Taiwan.
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