Benedikt Grindel

Studio Manager , Ubisoft Blue Byte

Speaking Slots

Aug 18th 2016 | 3.45 pm | Rheinsaal 1
Das Ei der Wollmilchsau: Wieviele Spezialisten Braucht die Gamesbranche?

After acquiring a master’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in business and a short adventure in the carpet manufacturing industry, Benedikt Grindel joined Ubisoft’s German subsidiary in 1998. With positions in Marketing, Business Development, Production and Operation, he has been involved in many different aspects of the industry. Among the games he worked on, The Settlers series holds a special place: Benedikt was producer of this classic PC strategy game brand for more than nine years. Since 2014, he is responsible for Ubisoft Blue Byte: As Studio Manager, Benedikt oversees two sites in Mainz and Düsseldorf with 300 employees, working on brands like The Settlers, Anno and titles like Assassin’s Creed Identity, Champions of Anteria and many more.