Peter Moore, the tattoo fanatic and former govt at Sega, Microsoft, and Electronic Arts, is getting again into the gaming trade. Moore announced Wednesday on Twitter that he has joined engine maker Unity Technologies to steer its sports activities & stay leisure division as senior vp and common supervisor.
Moore, 66, had spent the previous 4 years in one thing of a sports activities nut’s dream job: chief govt of Liverpool Football Club, his favourite staff since boyhood. In his tenure, the Reds received the Premier League within the 2019-20 season, their first league championship in 30 years. The membership additionally took the UEFA Champions League title in 2019 (and the Super Cup after that), plus the FIFA Club World Cup in 2019.
Hardly the most important information of the day, however I’m delighted to announce that I’ve joined the incredibly-talented staff at @unity3d as SVP and GM of Sports & Live Entertainment. Delighted to be reunited with so many trade buddies as we work on some actually cool stuff. More to come back…
— Peter Moore (@PeterMooreLFC) January 20, 2021
Before that, Moore spent a decade as an govt with Electronic Arts (with time as its chief working officer and as president of EA Sports). In becoming a member of Unity, Moore will probably be reunited with John Riccitiello, who introduced Moore to EA in 2007 when he was its CEO. Riccitiello is at present Unity’s chief govt.
Personable and well-known to longtime video gaming followers, Moore can be remembered because the president of Sega of America in the course of the 1999 launch of the Dreamcast (and, much less fortunately, the man who needed to announce the console’s premature demise).
Following that, he joined Microsoft’s Xbox division, the place he’s finest identified for guaranteeing Halo 2’s Nov. 9, 2004, launch date with a tattoo on his proper arm.
Though Moore nonetheless coyly solutions questions in regards to the ink, its continued existence is nonetheless unconfirmed.