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Thomas Bidaux

Thomas Bidaux

CEO ICO Partners


Thomas Bidaux's career started at France Telecom, within the GOA team wherein 1999, he was recruited to manage their online games. He grew the activity from a one-man team in charge of the first French MMORPG LA 4ème Prophétie to the European organization in charge of the most successful MMORPG at the time in this market, Dark Age of Camelot.

In 2004, he left France Telecom and Paris, to set up the European subsidiary of the Online Game giant NCsoft. Acting as the Director of development for the company, he managed the team that brought many online games to the European market, including Guild Wars and City of Heroes. Participating in the NCsoft Global Portfolio Steering Committee, he led the company's efforts to expand its game portfolio with European-based development, through various 3rd party deals and the creation of a Brighton-based studio as well heading the European team evaluating the group global projects.

In late 2008, he created the consulting agency ICO Partners along with Diane Lagrange, focusing his efforts on taking independent developers further and help them reach their full potential across the globe.

He has also been an active participant in many industry-related events, sharing his expertise as often as possible and working on democratizing the development of online games in Europe.

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