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Kirk Owen

Game Credits

Production

Blood Oath (2010)   (Executive Producers)
Shutter Island (2010)   (Executive Producers)
Coyote's Tale: Fire and Water (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Empire Builder: Ancient Egypt (2009)   (Executive Producer)
Hostile Makeover (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Mystery of Cleopatra (2009)   (Executive Producers)
The Mystery of the Mary Celeste (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Nat Geo Adventure: Lost City of Z (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Plan It Green (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Righteous Kill 2: Revenge of the Poet Killer (2009)   (Executive Producers)
The Tudors (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Wisegal (2009)   (Executive Producers)
Buku Sudoku (2008)   (Executive Producer)
Fastlane Pinball (2006)   (Executive Producers)
WWII Tank Commander (2005)   (Executive Producer)
 

Design

Plan It Green (2009)   (Concept)
 

Public Relations

Starship Titanic (1998)   (International Sales)
 

Thanks

Blood Ties (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Herod's Lost Tomb (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Hospital Hustle (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Righteous Kill (2008)   (Special thanks)
Toki Tori (2008)   (Two Tribes greets the following people)
Nitro Stunt Racing: Stage 1 (2007)   (Special Thanks)
D.N.A. (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Rally Trophy (2001)   (Special Thanks To)
Traitors Gate (1999)   (Huge Thanks To)
The Pink Panther: Passport to Peril (1996)   (We would also like to thank )
 

Other

Biker Mice from Mars (2007)  
Cartoon Network Racing (2006)   (Octagon Entertainment)
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)   (Octagon Entertainment)
 


Developer Biography

Kirk Owen was the President of Octagon Entertainment and responsible for signing many of Octagon's key clients, including industry legend Peter Molyneux. Kirk has negotiated hundreds of game publishing deals in markets spanning the globe, including Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Brazil, Argentina, Korea, Japan, North America, and Singapore. Kirk has also signed over 50 interactive entertainment clients from Canada, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland, Germany and the United States.

Owen has extensive background in the convergence of the interactive entertainment business with other entertainment industries. Kirk's work has included licensing game properties into toys and books, bringing book properties to games, and using film financing models to fund game development. Mr. Owen has appeared at a number of interactive entertainment conferences where he has spoken about topics ranging from online gaming to structuring international publishing agreements.

Prior to founding Octagon, Kirk was a manager in the management consultant practice of Ernst & Young. Kirk served as an infantry officer in the US Army in Germany and completed the Army's Airborne and Ranger schools at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Kirk has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Claremont McKenna College and a Masters in Business Administration from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

In 2007, Kirk Owen was the Chief Executive Officer for Merscom LLC, which was acquired by Playdom Inc. in April 2010.

Last updated: Apr 20, 2011