Former Sony PlayStation Executive VP Joins Cudos

Former Executive Vice President, Head of Europe Business Operations at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) / PlayStation, Simon Rutter, is joining Cudos as an advisor.

Simon’s leadership of SIE occurred during a state of transformative change and commercial success for the business. Under his stewardship, SIE in Europe successfully adapted to the rapid digitisation of content distribution, reorganised along global lines, and achieved record-breaking commercial and financial performance.

On his affiliation with Cudos, Simon commented, “The edge computing architecture and blockchain technology of Cudos is a powerful combination to propel emergent trends in gaming.”

“Cudos delivers this potential in an environmentally sustainable way, and I am delighted to be joining the team at such an important time.”

Simon brings over two decades’ know-how at PlayStation, unlocking rich experiences for the gaming community. On-demand, ready-to-stream cloud games are proliferating.

As an advisor, Simon will guide the convergence of the gaming industry with Cudo Compute’s robust infrastructure. He will also help the team connect with other projects and leaders within his extensive network.

Matt Hawkins, CEO and Founder of Cudos, commented, “We’re delighted to welcome Simon to our team of world-class advisors.”

“Simon’s legacy in building PlayStation is well known, and his deep experience will be precious for the Cudos network and Cudo Compute in particular.

“He joins us at a juncture where the Cudos network is embarking on a path to power the metaverse and the world of gaming.
“Simon joining the board is a huge vote of confidence, and we look forward to leveraging his experience to explore new partnerships.”

Simon’s appointment will expand the current advisory board of Cudos. Current members include James Bowater, the founder of CryptoAM, and Chris Deering, Ex-President of Sony Media Entertainment/Playstation and current advisor to Cudos.

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