JP van Seventer

JP van Seventer
Managing director

JP van Seventer is managing director at Dutch Game Garden (Utrecht, The Netherlands) where he directs the first dedicated game incubator-accelerator in Europe, arguably in the world.
He has over a decade of experience in entertainment game development on PC, PlayStation, Wii and mobile platforms in the disciplines of design, art and management as well as business development. He co-founded W!Games(ie: Mistbound, My horse and me, Atari) a predecessor to Vanguard Games and today know as Force Field. He’s a member of the council at Creative Council Topsector Creatieve Industrie, an alumni member of the Dutch Game Awards jury, an alumni member of the GATE game research board of advisory and frequently speaks at events on the subjects of improving the business of game development and the growth and status of the Dutch games industry. In recent years he has been a driving force behind several applied games and healthcare innovation projects.
JP holds a bachelor degree in industrial design from the Design Academy Eindhoven and has studied Mechanical Engineering at Framingham State College, Massachusetts and Calvin College, Michigan USA.

Games JP worked on: Knight Rider, Fear Factor, My horse and me, Subway, de Blob

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