By AWE Staff
Holly Liu is co-founder and Chef Development Officer at the mobile gaming company, Kabam, a world leader in AAA mobile games. Her work has contributed to record revenue growth for Kabam year over year from $0 to $400 million in 2014, which has led to Kabam’s valuation of $1 billion in 2014. She led the design for Kabam’s award-winning Kingdoms of Camelot franchise, which has grossed more than $250 million in less than four years. She was also the founding mobile designer for extension Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, which was the top grossing app on iOS in 2012.
Currently, Holly is Chief Development Officer leading the development of Kabam internationally through key relationships and industry presence, focusing primarily on China. In addition, she continues to develop global cultural initiatives within Kabam.
Earlier, Holly was Chief of Staff, overseeing HR and leading the corporate culture and talent experience for more than 800 Kabam employees globally. Under Holly’s leadership, Kabam’s staff increased 500 percent in three years.
Holly is a consummate entrepreneur, executive, and startup mentor. She is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences, and was named one of Forbes’ “Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs to Watch” in 2013 and one of Fortune’s “10 Most Powerful Women in Gaming.”. She is the only Chinese American woman who has co-founded a mobile company of this size.
Holly received her Master’s in Information Management & Systems from UC Berkeley and her B.A. in Mass Communications from UCLA.