Yannis Mallat

Moby ID: 67521

Biography edit · view history

After graduating with honors from the French Secondary School in Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Yannis Mallat spent three years in West Africa providing humanitarian aid to developing countries. He also earned a Master’s Degree in International Agronomy & Economic Development from the International Agribusiness Development Management Engineering missing word in Paris. He then returned to Africa, where he worked with an NGO to set up Rural Development Projects. Yannis Mallat then moved to Canada, where he received an MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Montreal, Canada. He returned to his first passion – videogaming – when he joined Ubisoft’s Montreal development studio in January 2000.

His primary titles include Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and Rayman Advance. He has also worked on production for Little Nicky, The Emperor’s New Groove and Dinosaur.

In July 2009, when Ubisoft announced to open Ubisoft Toronto in late 2009, it was mentioned Yannis Mallat would head the studio as CEO.

Credited on 87 games

Displaying most recent · View all

Far Cry 6 (2021, Windows) Special Thanks
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2021, Stadia) Chief Executive Officer
Watch Dogs: Legion (2020, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Hyper Scape (2020, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Far Cry: New Dawn (2019, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Office
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey (2018, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
Transference (2018, Xbox One) Chief Executive Officer
Far Cry 5 (2018, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
Assassin's Creed: Rogue - Remastered (2018, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
Assassin's Creed: Origins (2017, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
For Honor (2017, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Watch_Dogs 2 (2016, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
Eagle Flight (2016, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
Far Cry: Primal (2016, PlayStation 4) Chief Executive Officer
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (2015, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate (2015, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Assassin's Creed: Unity - Dead Kings (2015, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Far Cry 4 (2014, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Assassin's Creed: Unity (2014, Windows) Chief Executive Officer
Assassin's Creed: Rogue (2014, PlayStation 3) Chief Executive Officer

[ full credits ]

Contribute

Add your expertise to help preserve video game history! You can submit a correction or add the following: