“Most hard-charging senior executives have thought of leaving their stressful jobs and bugging out to Bali. Ben Feder had the guts to do it. Even if we can’t follow in his footsteps, we all can benefit from his experience through the compelling story he tells in Take Off Your Shoes.” —Tom Glocer, Former CEO of Thomson Reuters and Founder of Angelic Partners
Ben Feder is President, International Partnerships (North America) of Tencent Games. He currently serves on the boards of a number of interactive entertainment companies including Epic Games, Glu Mobile, Hirez Studios, and Bad Robot Games. Prior to joining Tencent in October 2016, Mr. Feder was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Take Two Interactive. He also served as co-founder, partner and vice-chairman of ZMC, a media investment and management firm, and as a board director of Columbia Music Entertainment in Japan. Prior to co-founding ZMC, Mr. Feder was Chief Executive Officer of MessageClick, a leading provider of voice messaging technology for next-generation telephone networks, and held senior positions with News Corporation. Mr. Feder holds a BA from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.