Jeff Pinsker (Amigo Games): Mentor


Jeff Pinsker

Amigo Games

Are you a game inventor, an aspiring entrepreneur, or just want feedback on an idea you’ve been kicking around? Learn what works and what doesn’t work with current trends in the game and toy industry. Get advice on packaging, sourcing, bringing products to market, and all points in between. If you want to know how the game industry operates and how to penetrate this competitive market, then you’ll want to meet with this industry veteran. Jeff Pinsker has founded and sold three companies, in businesses ranging from practical jokes to children’s TV to toys and games. Pinsker is CEO of Amigo Games, the US subsidiary of one of Germany’s top game companies. Previous positions include top management roles at: Cardinal Games (a division of Spin Master), Pressman Toy, Scholastic’s Klutz division, Infinitoy, and University Games.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gaming Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate