Tencent Games Welcomes Ex-Sony Interactive Entertainment Boss

Shawn embarks on a new journey.

Ex-President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment Shawn Layden has now joined the biggest gaming company in the world today, Tencent Games.

Layden will be joining Tencent Games as a Strategic Advisor. This was revealed via a new update that Layden posted on his LinkedIn page.

The new strategic advisor said, “In this new role, I hope to advise, assist, and support the team at Tencent as they deepen their activities and commitments within the industry to which I’ve devoted the majority of my career.”

Layden describes the current time in the gaming industry as “an epoch-defining moment in gaming.” He thinks that while there are many possible roads ahead, there are only a few select ones that are profound, broadening, inclusive, and more.

Layden says that he is thrilled to continue his journey of discovery and now with Tencent Games.