Games: Video Games
Video Gaming Reaches All-Time High
Top Gaming President Discusses the Secret to Her Company's 100 Million Global Sales Milestone
Nancy Smith, the president of The Sims Label, discusses trends in the gaming industry - plus the company's 100 million global sales milestone and the secrets of their success in the interactive entertainment industry. Nancy also provide tips on how they became one of the first games to attract females of all ages (fan-base consists of 60% females and 40% males and spans the age spectrum from tweens to seniors) and how they captivated players beyond the traditional core video game demographic around the world.
Talent/Guest: Nancy Smith, president, The Sims Label
Nancy Smith is president of The Sims Label. Nancy led the organizational experiment that created The Sims as an independent label within Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA). She has been with The Sims Label since September of 2005. She has been part of the EA global evolution since 1984.
Prior to joining The Sims Label, she held roles as the executive vice president and general manager of North American publishing since 1998. Before this, Ms. Smith was an executive vice president of North American sales for Electronic Arts Inc. since 1996.
She served as a senior vice president of North American sales and distribution from July 1993 to October 1996, as vice president of sales from 1988 to 1993, as Western regional sales manager and national sales manager of Electronic Arts Inc. since 1984. Nancy was also named one of the foremost women executives by Forbes and Fortune. She is a Southern California native, but currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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