Robert Khoo

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Robert Khoo
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Khoo at the 2012 Comic-Con International
Born December 1980 (age 35–36)
Portland, Oregon
Employer Penny Arcade
Title President of Business Development

Robert Khoo was the "President of Operations and Business Development" of Penny Arcade from 2002 until 2016. He was 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 was 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.

Penny Arcade[edit]

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.

On June 13, 2016, Holkins announced that Khoo had resigned his position at Penny Arcade.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Peterson, Kim (2004-09-25). "Penny Arcade takes razor-sharp jabs at video-game industry". The Seattle Times. The Seattle Times Company. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Kotaku Power 40". Kotaku. Gawker. 
  3. ^ "Penny Arcade - News - Time". Penny Arcade. Retrieved 2016-06-13. 

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