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Riley Russell
Head of US Studio & EVP, Kojima Productions

Riley R. Russell, currently Studio Head at Kojima Productions US, boasts over 30 years of experience in the gaming and interactive entertainment industry. Formerly Chief Legal Officer and Global Senior Vice President at Sony Interactive Entertainment, his career spans key roles in legal affairs, corporate development, third-party relations, and more. Russell's diverse expertise includes involvement in industry ratings committees, producing games, film, and television, overseeing billion-dollar revenues, and addressing privacy breaches. With a self-described title as "the most credited man in video game history," he joined Kojima Productions in 2021. As an active board member of the Video Game Bar Association and TruGolf, Russell remains an industry advisor, residing in California with a perpetual appetite for new challenges.