Former EA vice president and general manager Harvey Elliott has joined engine maker Marmalade as MD and chief operation officer.
His appointment, effective immediately, will see the industry veteran assume overall leadership of all teams across Marmalade and Ideaworks 3D.
"I am delighted to join Marmalade at a pivotal moment for the app economy” said Elliott. “By embracing cross-platform development, Marmalade is democratising the innovation of app developers and unleashing creativity. Developers must be able to spread apps and games cross-platform without compromising performance.
“It is clear that the Marmalade technology provides an extremely valuable solution to all mobile, game and app developers and I am excited about building its reach around the world. Niall [Murphy, Marmalade CEO] leads an amazing team of people, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to bring my skills to help grow Marmalade’s global leadership position.”
Niall Murphy, CEO, Marmalade, added: “Marmalade has evolved dramatically over the past year. With the successful launch of Marmalade 6.0 SDK, and the extension of support to include HTML 5, we continue to affirm ourselves as the world leader in cross-platform technology. Harvey’s proven track record in developing and delivering complex products across multiple territories will be a great asset as he drives our next phase of growth: to expand the reach of Marmalade around the world.”
The Marmalade SDK offers a cross-platform development environment for the creation apps and games for smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other embedded platforms.
Marmalade is headquartered in London, with an additional office in San Francisco.