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Worked at Visa (acquired PlaySpan)
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Will Naughty Dog's The Last of Us bring more females to the core gamer ranks? Should we expect to see more female heroine games for next gen consoles?  
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Some thoughts on PS4 xbox one. The DRM and 24 hour internet connection might hurt xbox one on this generation. more on my tumblr
Links to a good comparison review. 
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"I may have invented control-alt-delete, but Bill Gates made it really famous.“
David J. Bradley —at a gathering at the twentieth anniversary
of the IBM PC, whilst sitting next to Bill Gates. 
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Sony, one word - OPEN. Open up the PlayStation platform like facebook opened it's platform and changed the world http://bit.ly/11FMfcf
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For those watching the digital wallet wars, Visa V.me exits beta with 53 banks on board. Good stuff, go Visa! http://bit.ly/W6kuHp
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funny ipad mini parody
 
Ready for the Apple event tomorrow? If you haven't seen it, check out our parody look at what you might see... 
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Nice move! S2 Games Margeaux Sullivan Discusses Free Characters In Heroes Of Newerth And Pro Gaming
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I think MSFT had no choice amd had to male this move. The applause Sony received when they announced no DRM requirement on PS4 at E3 dictated this. But now whats the main difference. While i liked the PS4 news and product ai saw at E3 i did criticize Sony for lack of technical innovation in this new platform. Sony announced some great news for us gamers and playstation fans but the news was mostly about business model changes that really did not require a new platform. They could have made those changes on PS 3. I would have expected some new tech or platform enablement. I wrote about it on my tumblr page if you eant to see the comparison.

Now that maft has matched drm whats the difference?


You win some, you lose some. In changing its drastic Xbox One DRM policies today, Microsoft will actually be cutting some of the cooler features announced from the console. Everything's got a price, folks.
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Seems like state sponsored software piracy to me. A better UX is not a justification for stealing software. Apple needs to figure out a solution without alienating the Chinese consumer. 
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Are any consumers seriously considering buying blackberry phones? I would even question the enterprise support of blackberry given the Android adoption in enterprise. All I can say is that if Thorsten Heins can turn RIM around and regain lost share, not just stop the bleeding but truly recapture share from Android then he should probably be considered CEO of the year (well maybe 2014 cause we wont really know until then).  http://bit.ly/11i8vbR
CES 2013 RIM might not have a stand at CES and it isn't holding any press conferences, but its executives are busy on the floor talking up the handsets coming out at the January 30 launch. CMO Frank B...
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Free copies of What the Plus!, courtesy of Google. Please share this post so as many people as possible can get a copy.

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You can tear my Big Bang from my cold, dead hands...
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Products and Marketing Executive
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product marketing, product management, marketing, strategy
Employment
  • Visa (acquired PlaySpan)
    Head of Marketing PlaySpan
  • PlaySpan
  • Sony (DADC division)
  • GameStreamer
  • Retrevo
  • Macorvision
  • Trymedia Games
  • Macrovision
  • iBEAM Streaming Media Broadcasting
  • Cybersource
  • Inmac
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Robert Lewis, Bobby Lewis, Rob Lewis
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tech products and marketing exec; start-up vet with youthful passion; payments, commerce, cloud software products for video games industry and other entertainment media
Introduction

I’m a start-up executive with over 15 years experience driving innovative products for  ecommerce, specializing in digital media and games.  I dig new tech, gadgets, games. I agree with those who believe social networks will be the dominant platform for engagement and entertainment within 20 years. On a lighter side, I appreciate good humor and a discussing a variety of interesting topics.

Currently I'm the Head of Marketing at PlaySpan which was acquired by Visa (the Visa level is a Senior Business Leader - not really a title i guess :-) Learn more about my experience on my LinkedIn profile here.

Education
  • San Jose State University