flaregames was founded by industry veterans Klaas Kersting, Matthias Schindler, Andreas Suika, Georg Broxtermann, Börje Sieling and Cem Aslan. The management team are:
Klaas Kersting is the CEO and founder of flaregames. He has been a gaming enthusiast for as long as he can remember. Before founding flaregames he was CEO and founder of Gameforge, which he grew to more than 400 employees and more than 100M EUR in yearly revenue over the course of five years.
Ernst & Young named him ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2008′ and he has received several other business awards for fast growth, excellent execution and technological innovation.
Matthias Schindler is Technical Director and Co-founder of flaregames. He’s a seasoned entrepreneur and game development veteran: Matthias has been around in the games industry since 1996, when he founded his first company Kritzelkratz 3000 (which is still in business).
He has shipped more than fifty games over the years, working on most genres and platforms, and has lead big development teams of up to 50 people.
Georg Broxtermann is Business Development Director and Co-founder. He has held a number of business development positions in media companies and first dived into gaming when he founded the games division of ProSiebenSat1, a leading european TV network.
In 2008 he launched his own startup, a company for location-based mobile games, which became central building block for flaregames.