Ferhan Özkan

Ferhan is Senior Business Development Manager at Crytek responsible of partnerships and alliances. He is also leading VR First program launched in January 2016 nurturing grass-root VR development with high-end hardware and CRYENGINE technology. The program already attracts hundreds of universities and an impressive number of young developers worldwide. He also has a strong network inside VR industry with a wide range of different stakeholders including investors, hardware/HMD manufacturers, developer communities and universities.

He founded digital game distribution platform called Playstore in which he got the chance to work with the top 10 AAA/F2P game publishers. He was the founder of METUTECH-ATOM, one of the first pre-incubation centers focusing on gaming and animation which led to 8 startups and many game industry/developer events like Global Game Jam.