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Advancing Engineering Culture in a Fast-paced Environment (Presented by EPAM)

Vitalii Vashchuk  (Head of Gaming Solutions, EPAM)

Dan Coleman  (Head of Product Development, Iron Galaxy)

Justin Sargent  (Senior Director, Engineering, Online, Epic Games)

Sean Reardon  (Chief Operating Officer, Gearbox Entertainment)

Location: Room 3020, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 23

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Production & Team Leadership

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: All


What happens when your organization scales significantly and at a rapid pace? It's certainly a great problem to have, but facets of the business are bound to face change. How does the culture of a team change when scaling? What processes are necessary now that weren't before? How might leadership styles and business strategies evolve with such growth?

Moderated by EPAM, this panel brings together experts from Iron Galaxy and Epic Games to share their experiences and different perspectives.


This discussion will help uncover how changes in company and team size due to growth impact organizations, allowing leaders to be prepared and remain proactive through the process. This includes helping leaders by offering best practices for managing that change in size, especially around preserving the culture of the organization.

Intended Audience

This discussion is a good fit for game developers, game studios (small and large), studio heads and anyone interested in leadership and management.