Robert Khoo

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Robert Khoo
Robert Khoo at PAX 2006.jpg
Khoo at PAX 2006
Born ~ December 1980
Portland, Oregon
Other names "Khoo" "Khoolio"
Occupation President of Business Development
Spouse(s) None
Children None

Robert Khoo is the "President of Operations and Business Development" of Penny Arcade, but is also referenced as the "Business Manager" for the company and the Show Director for PAX, the largest consumer gaming show in the United States. Khoo is also quoted as being the "Managing Director" for Child's Play, the largest gamer-charity in the world.

Robert Khoo attended the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business and, at one time, was the lead business analyst for a market strategy consultancy called ProofPoint Ventures.

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In 2002 Khoo offered Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik of Penny Arcade a business plan and two months of work for free, with no strings attached.[1] He has since helped build the Penny Arcade empire and was featured as being one of the 40 most powerful individuals in the game industry.[2]

Khoo has appeared in several Penny Arcade strips, namely "Crimson Lies", "Les Moments Awkwards", "Uncomfort", "Revolting Even To Contemplate","Couch Diplomacy", "DM 101", "Purgatory", "The S Word" and "Engaging The Social Web". He is occasionally referenced in the news posts as being very good at math, ping-pong, Soul Calibur II, Puzzle Quest and Lumines.

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