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Indie advocate Shahid Ahmad joins UK publisher Double Eleven

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's former head of strategic content, Shahid Ahmad, has joined the advisory board of "indie-friendly" developer and publisher, Double Eleven.

Chris Kerr

February 18, 2016

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Newsbrief: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's former head of strategic content, Shahid Ahmad, has joined the advisory board of UK-based "indie-friendly" developer and publisher, Double Eleven. 

Before leaving Sony late last year Ahmad built a reputation as one of the company's biggest indie advocates, helping bring numerous indie titles, including No Man's Sky, OlliOlli, Nuclear Throne, and Volume, to the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4. 

Ahmad left Sony to re-enter the world of game development, and will now oversee the expansion of Double Eleven, the publisher behind well-received games such as Goat Simulator, Prison Architect, LIMBO, PixelJunk Eden, and Nom Nom Galaxy.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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