How to make smartphone hits with Bart Decrem (VP Disney)


On Tuesday, December 10, the Romanian Game Developers Association and TechHub Bucharest organize a special event having as guest speaker Bart Decrem, Senior Vice-President Walt Disney Group. Attendance is free of charge upon online registration at

Senior Vice-President at Walt Disney Company, Bart Decrem had previously been VP and General Manager for Disney Mobile Games, the group behind the smartphone smash hits Where’s My Water, Temple Run: Oz and Where’s My Mickey. Previously, Bart was the founder and CEO of Tapulous, one of the first companies in the iPhone space, and makers of Tap Tap Revenge, the most popular music game of all times.

In all, Bart has headed the development of twenty-three number one App Store hits. He has also founded Flock (acquired by Zynga), Co-Founded Eazel (sold to Disney), and ran marketing and business affairs for the Firefox 1.0 launch. Born and raised in Belgium, Bart Decrem has started his own business when he was 13 and holds a JD from Stanford Law School. Bart has been featured in Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business (May 2009), Advertising Age’s „2010 Creativity 50” (March 2010) and Newsweek’s Silicon Valley Future Superstars (April 2010).

Experienced entrepreneur, Bart will talk about the strategy used by Disney for developing mobile games and how can this be employed by startups for creating smartphone hits. The talks will be followed by questions from the audience and free networking. Attendance to the event is free of charge upon online registration at

About TechHub Bucharest

TechHub Bucharest is the first co-working space in Romania addressed exclusively to tech specialists, from entrepreneurs to developers, designers, or employees of companies of varying sizes that want to work in a creative and dynamic environment. The heart of the Bucharest tech community, TechHub Bucharest is divided between permanent offices for resident members, co-working places, meeting rooms and an event space hosting weekly meetups on technology and entrepreneurship subjects. The TechHub Bucharest membership also includes access to the global TechHub network as well as preferential access to the events organized by TechHub and the online community.

About Romanian Game Developers Association (RGDA)

The Romanian Game Developers Association (RGDA) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to support and promote the Romanian video game developers market. RGDA is a useful work group open not only for video game industry professionals, but also for those who wish to start a career in this area.