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Mighty Kingdom appoints Dr Grant Osborne as chief technology officer
Fri, 19th Aug 2022
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Dr Grant Osborne has been appointed to the role of chief technology officer.

This newly established role will see Osborne drive growth for the company, one of Australia's largest game studios, through the implementation of emerging technology systems and streamlining development processes.

The former Pickstar chief data scientist has built an enviable resume over the past 15 years, successfully leading teams of data scientists and software and machine learning engineers across industries such as government and defence.

During his time as GAMURS chief technology officer, a global games and esports-focused media network, Osborne worked on the development of an AI esports coaching tool, which would allow both coaches and athletes to efficiently identify areas of improvement in their gameplay.

In this new role, Osborne's priorities will be to look to adapt Mighty Kingdom's technology teams for the future, focusing on efficient teamwork as well as the technological roadmaps and pathways used.

"I am incredibly excited to be on board. Mighty Kingdom does dynamics and people really well, the company culture is awesome, and it really shows in the quality and storytelling of its games," Osborne says.

"I can't wait to help the team nail that high scalability and technology roadmap, which will help us apply some of the incredible emerging technology that's out there," he adds.

"Now is the right time in Mighty Kingdom's development to have our first CTO. To have secured someone of Grant's calibre is a huge coup," Mighty Kingdom managing director and founder Philip Mayes says.

"His depth of experience in managing high-performing teams in conjunction with his expertise, particularly in machine learning and AI, will ensure Mighty Kingdom is well placed to achieve our strategic growth."