Scott Dodkins is a Principal focusing on executive search in Interactive Entertainment including VR and AR.
During his 20 year career in Interactive Entertainment and Video Games, Scott was actively involved in the start-up phase of Oculus VR and helped transition Oculus into Facebook after the acquisition in July 2014. He was Oculus’s first commercial representative in Europe and held the role of Commercial Lead, Europe responsible for the Go to Market planning, implementation and retail partner relations. Scott’s career in the video games industry began in 1997 and for 5 years was Activision’s Snr. Vice President in Europe. During that period Scott provided the leadership for the UK’s Interactive Entertainment trade body UKIE, as Chairman between 2003 -2005. A period as Managing Director, Europe at Eidos followed and in 2009 Scott established a specialist video games consultancy practice, The Games Chief Ltd with assignments including LucasArts, Reef Entertainment and Turtle Beach.
Previously an Army Officer serving in The Royal Green Jackets, his commercial career began at J. Sainsbury & Coca - Cola. Home is in Walton on Thames, Surrey.