About The Speaker
Iván Fernández Lobo
Ivan, a creative technologist with a deep understanding of the gaming/entertainment media business and over 20 years of experience, is the founder and president of GameLab, a global forum for leaders in the digital entertainment and video game industry. Through GameLab, Ivan facilitates and develops strategic business relationships and partnerships between gaming, technology, and media companies worldwide. Since 2021, he has also served as the Secretary General of DeviCAT, the Catalan Association of Video Games. In this role, Ivan actively contributes to the development and promotion of the Catalan video game industry, working alongside industry professionals, organizations, and institutions to foster growth and innovation. Prior to his involvement with DeviCAT and GameLab, Ivan co-founded and served as the first-ever president of the Spanish Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the Spanish and Catalan games industries and fostering international connections.