About Brandon Wu

Previously a strategist at Sony and a developer at Electronic Arts, Brandon Wu is the founder of mobile game studio Studio Pepwuper, and co-founder of digital publisher 30 Day Books and mobile/game development platform Appcrafted. He founded and grew a game developer community to 1000+ members and is a bestselling author on Amazon.com and an avid violin player. After living in 4 countries in the past decade, he is now based in Chester, England.

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  • Sony Corporation, Tokyo. Headquarters Strategy Division, Network Products and Services
  • Electronic Arts. Maxis Studio (The Sims series)
  • University of Southern California, MBA 2007. Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Technology Commercialization
  • University of California, Berkeley. BA in Economics 2002

Some of the other things he’s done:

  • Bestselling Amazon Author – aced the GMAT within a month (99th percentile, 780), and wrote/published a book about it. The book is now among the best selling GMAT books on Amazon and Kindle and is in its 3rd Edition.
  • Performed at Carnegie Hall in 2009, with celloist Yo-Yo Ma and conductor Daniel Harding in New York City with the Sony orchestra (he played violin).
  • Proposed at one of the world’s busiest intersections in Shibuya, with a picture of me and my now-wife on the TV display. (and did it without spending a dime)
  • Survived living in Japan for 3 years without speaking much Japanese.

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