Michael Aaronson

In his role as SVP Audience, Mike is responsible for growing the global audience and commercial success of our portfolio of games. In this capacity, he provides strategic leadership for Marketing, Player Experience, Global Expansion and Data Insights. Prior to joining Hyper Hippo, Mike spent 20 years scaling new digital businesses in the entertainment industry […]

Allison Francis

Allison oversees the business of making games and is responsible for Hyper Hippo’s financial management strategy. Leading the Finance & Accounting and Workplace & Technology functions, Allison manages our corporate services and serves as a key contact for external partners. Allison is a designated Chartered Professional Account and holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey […]

Jon Warner

In his role as SVP of our Entertainment Portfolio, Jon leads our games and lab teams, providing strategic guidance and oversight for our portfolio and IP. An industry veteran with 20 years of experience, Jon has a passion for making (and playing!) games with a background in development that includes Microsoft, The Walt Disney Company, […]

Jen Kilback

In her role as CBO, Jen brings a wealth of business experience to Hyper Hippo where she focuses on implementing strategies to increase company expertise, communication, and clarity of decision making to create a positive impact in all our studio does. Jen is a fearless champion for the entire Hyper Hippo team and their well […]

Lance Priebe

Lance is our lead hippo, mountain man and the visionary behind our organization. Lance has been developing online worlds since he created his first virtual world in 2000 called Penguin Chat and later co-founded and created Club Penguin in 2005.  He likes to work or as he would likely phrase it, “pursue his passions!” He […]

Sam Fisher

Sam is the CEO and his key focus is to support our business by bringing together amazing talent and encouraging creativity. Sam worked as an Executive in Residence (EiR) at Accelerate Okanagan.  He earned his MBA at Ivey School of Business, is passionate about tech and is constantly diving deep to discover the future of […]