Patrick Söderlund

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Patrick Söderlund
Born
Robert Söderlund

(1973-09-27) September 27, 1973 (age 46)
NationalitySwedish
OccupationCEO of Embark Studios,[1] Former Chief Design Officer of Electronic Arts

Robert "Patrick" Söderlund is a Swedish businessman and video game executive. He was Executive Vice President in charge of Worldwide Studios at Electronic Arts (EA), overseeing all game production.[2][3] He was later Chief Design Officer of EA. Söderlund was also known for his tenure as CEO of DICE, a Swedish video game development company that created the Battlefield series of games, which was acquired by EA in 2006.[4][5][6] As of August 2016, he is reported to own approximately US$11 million of EA shares.[7]

Söderlund announced he would be leaving EA after twelve years of service on August 14, 2018.[8][9]

In November 2018, Söderlund was announced as the CEO of Embark Studios.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webster, Andrew. "Former EA exec Patrick Söderlund's new studio just opened, but it has big plans". The Verge. Vox Media, Inc. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  2. ^ Polygon
  3. ^ "Electronic Arts creates Worldwide Studios division and hands rising star Patrick Söderlund the keys | GamesBeat". Venturebeat.com. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  4. ^ "EA's Patrick Soderlund sounds off on Medal of Honor and Battlefield games | GamesBeat". venturebeat.com. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  5. ^ Hatfield, Daemon (2006-10-02). "EA Gets Lucky DICE". IGN. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  6. ^ Thorsen, Tor (2006-10-02). "EA rolls DICE for $23 million". GameSpot. Retrieved 2017-11-24.
  7. ^ "Patrick Soderlund Insider Trading Overview". Insidermole.com. Retrieved 2016-08-11.
  8. ^ Frank, Allegra (2018-08-14). "EA exec Patrick Soderlund is leaving the company". Polygon. Retrieved 2019-04-27.
  9. ^ "Former DICE chief Patrick Soderlund is leaving Electronic Arts". Destructoid. Retrieved 2019-04-28.
  10. ^ Webster, Andrew. "Former EA exec Patrick Söderlund's new studio just opened, but it has big plans". The Verge. Vox Media, Inc. Retrieved 10 November 2018.

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