About The Speaker
Executive Director at Team17, the world's leading publisher
Debbie Bestwick is one of the leaders in the video game industry; with more than 30 years of experience and a founding member of Team17. After heading Team17’s Sales and Marketing department, Debbie became responsible for all commercial and legal aspects of the business, working globally with world-class gaming distributors, publishers, developers, and licensing partners. In 2016 Debbie was honored as a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to the video game industry, recognized as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2017’ in the UK and awarded for Outstanding Contribution to the Gaming Industry. UK Games at the 2017 Golden Joystick Awards. Previously, Debbie was honored with the Hall of Fame Award at the European Women in Games Conference 2015 and the MCV Person of the Year Award in 2015.