Holly Liu

Department: Speakers
Experience: Co-Founder, Kabam


Holly Liu founded the venture backed mobile gaming company, Kabam in 2006. Her work has contributed to record revenue growth for Kabam year over year from $0 to $400MM annually, that led Kabam into the unicorn club in 2014. She led the design for Kabam’s award-winning "Kingdoms of Camelot" franchise, grossing over $250 million in less than four years. She was also the founding mobile designer for Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, which was the top grossing app on iOS in 2012. She was Chief Development Officer in charge of developing Kabam’s relationships internationally through key relationships - starting with China. Prior to that she was Kabam's Chief of Staff and oversaw HR, leading the talent experience for over 1500 employees (including contractors) at Kabam globally. Holly oversaw the team responsible for recruiting and retaining top talent, and has grown the Kabam staff 500% in three years. Kabam successfully sold in 2017 to Netmarble and FoxNext combined for a billion dollars. Holly was previously a Visiting Partner at Y Combinator, an early stage accelerator that has birthed companies like Twitch, Airbnb, Dropbox and many others. She also was a Mentor for Mozilla Builders. She currently tweets @hollyhliu and writes a newsletter for founders at: http://foundermusings.substack.com

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