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Joost van Dreunen      

Entrepreneur, Author, and Academic

Joost van Dreunen teaches at the NYU Stern School of Business and is author of One Up: Creativity, Competition, and the Global Business of Video Games. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of SuperData Research, a games market research firm, which was acquired by Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) in 2018. He serves as a startup advisor at Parsec Gaming, and publishes a weekly newsletter on gaming, tech, and entertainment called SuperJoost Playlist. Joost van Dreunen received a MA from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD from Columbia University.

Joost van Dreunen is an investor and sought-after advisor to both small startups and large financial firms active in creative industries. A central component to his strategic expertise is his combined background as a pioneering academic researcher on the economics of the games business, and his entrepreneurial experience of successfully building and selling a games market research firm.

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