Business Development Director
Jaime (pronounced as "Hai-me") is going on his 15th year in the mobile gaming space. Hie starts his love hate relationship with mobile games in a small startup in Singapore called Wireless Services Asia, which did the first commercial SMS games in the region for handsets of 1999. Then he moved on to being the General Manager for In-Fusio for Asia, pioneering ideas like in-app purchases and social leaderboards on mobile way before any smartphones were invented. He continued on to be Head of Sales of Marketing for EA Mobile in South East Asia during the peak of J2ME gaming, then moved on to head the APAC mobile division of Friendster to bring the social gaming phenomenon into mobile. Today he is director of business development for DeNA Singapore where he looks after strategic partnerships for DeNA's global publishing smartphone games business.
DeNA (pronounced “D-N-A”) is a global Internet company that develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and other diversified offerings. DeNA’s current core business is mobile games, where the company offers first-, second- and third-party titles for smartphone users across the globe. Established in Tokyo as a small startup with the launch of an online auction service in 1999, DeNA has continuously expanded its portfolio of new business ventures that lead to the company’s new growth. The company recently launched the weekly digital manga magazine app Manga Box, the interactive livestreaming service Showroom and genetic testing service Mycode. DeNA is also known in Japan as the owner of the Yokohama DeNA Baystars, one of the 12 professional baseball teams in the country. As of March 2014, DeNA Group had over 2,000 employees working in offices and game development studios around the globe. DeNA Co., Ltd. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.