Keynote Speaker: Matt Leacock

Matt Leacock has been designing board games full time since 2014. He is best known for his cooperative titles, Pandemic, Pandemic Legacy, and Forbidden Island and he has designed and developed over a dozen titles for the international market.


His games have won many awards including four nominations for Spiel des Jahres and the Sonderpreis in 2018.


In a prior life he was a user experience designer at Apple, Netscape, AOL, Yahoo!, and the Chief Designer at Sococo.


Photo courtesy of Owen Duffy