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Leaving Redwood Shores

It’s been awhile, I haven’t blogged in ages or almost since I started at EA.  I must say that I missed as I want to keep this up to date with life events and experiences.  So, now I’ve updated the site to WordPress with all its bells and whistles and we’ll make another go at …

Dragon Boat racing with EA

Dragon Boat racing with EA

There was little rest to be had during the weekend as after dinner with Per and Annette on Saturday night I woke up at 7 o´clock to drive to Lac Jeux to participate in the Dragon Boat racing with my EA colleagues.  The Dragon Boat racing is an annual event which EA has participated in …

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New Challenge …

On Monday morning I will join the biggest gaming company in the world, Electronic Arts or EA, where I will become Senior Director of Corporate Sales. I am personally very excited about joining EA, which produces many of my favorite games such as Fifa, Mass Effect, Sims, Need for Speed, MOH etc. I will be …

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Interview about technical development in 2012

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by a journalist at MBL.IS last week about what we would see on the technical front in 2011.  If you want to read the results, click here.

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Snabb Foppa!

It took my best man, Mattias only 90 seconds to finish his first beer when we met up in London.  I had booked Goucho, an Argentinian restaurant located just off Piccadilly for the occation.  Funnily enough few moments earlier I had met up with Thorsteinn Baldur, who I haven’t met for over 5 years.  It …

GAME kickoff in Estonia

That’s all folks

What a week.  Today I left GAME after precisely 5 years of service and what a ride it has been.  It seems like yesterday when I grabbed a plane to Stockholm and visited the Scandinavian head office for the first time.  Morale was at all time low, disintegrated team, lack of guidance and leadership … …

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GAME Business Reviews

Last week was a little bit crazy in more than one way.  On Sunday afternoon, Charlotta and Petter came over and we headed out into the countryside, drove through Farnham and ended up at Guildford.  The weather was fantastic, around 28º and we ended up at an Italian restaurant in Guildford, which was fairly decent. …

Our first pub quiz

Our first pub quiz

What a week this has been, every week is passing by quicker than the previous week.  It seems just yesterday since we drove over here.  The things are getting more interesting by the day at the head office.  We have great people in the team which is great to have in depth discussion with about …

GAME's UK Roadshow

Roadshow with GAME

On Tuesday I drove up to Oxford to attend GAME’s roadshow in UK.  The roadshow is basically a mini conference for the UK store managers where they get updated on the status of the business, new initiatives in the business and the vision and the strategy going forward.  I thought that the roadshow was extremely …

Look its Big Ben!

Manic Monday

Waking up with a guilty conscience is never good, especially on a monday morning, after delaying our Gym debut, we sure made up for it today with two sessions.  Swimming this morning at 6.30 and a mini after work training session where we were guided through all the Gym Equipment.  It is strange to admit …