Khoo at the 2012 Comic-Con International
December 1980 (age 37)|
|Title||President of Business Development|
Robert Khoo was the President of Operations and Business Development of Penny Arcade from 2002 until 2016. He was the Business Manager for the company and the Show Director for PAX, the largest consumer gaming show in the United States. Khoo also served as the Managing Director for Child's Play.
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. 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.
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", "Engaging The Social Web", and "Motive". He is occasionally referenced in the news posts as being very good at math, ping-pong, Soul Calibur II, Puzzle Quest, and Lumines.
On June 13, 2016, Holkins announced that Khoo had resigned his position at Penny Arcade.
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