Ricardo Flores is the Executive Producer of Avakin Life a mobile Metaverse App with 1M Daily Active Users with a content drive community. He is also responsible for Lockwood Publishing Lisbon studio operation. Being in the mobile gaming industry since 2004 he also experienced the PC and Console side as an indie developer. With a marketing background games and brands have been his mantra for the last 12 years creating new digital opportunities for Billabong, Nike, MegaRamp, Cristiano Ronaldo, O Boticario, The Voice, between others. Collaborating with Web3 projects since 2017 helped to shape some eSports and Skill based platforms in Portugal and is now part of Avakin Web3 project.
Ricardo is a regular speaker and judge on game related events like PGConnect, FNAC New Talents, etc. He is also an active member of the Portuguese Game Developers community, mentoring new projects and was a former president of the Portuguese Game Dev Association as well as an organizer of the Game DevCamp Portugal conference. Ricardo also teaches at ESCS from Polytechnic of Lisbon and helped to create 2 video games degrees in Portugal.