Dave Ranyard

Dr Dave Ranyard

CEO, Dream Reality Interactive

Dr. Dave Ranyard is a distinguished entrepreneur and innovator in the field of interactive entertainment, with a career spanning over two decades. He is the founder and CEO of Dream Reality Interactive, a cutting-edge development company specialising in creating games across multiple platforms from mobile to XR. 

Prior to founding DRi, he served as the Head of Sony Playstation's flagship studio in London, where he led groundbreaking projects in the gaming industry. Dave's passion for creativity and entertainment has been a driving force throughout his career. In his earlier years, he left school to start his own vintage business and was later signed to Warner Music Group, gaining valuable skills that he has seamlessly incorporated into the art of game development. His diverse background and multidisciplinary approach have resulted in unique and innovative projects that have made a significant impact in the gaming industry.

In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Dave holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence, showcasing his deep knowledge and understanding of new technologies. His achievements and contributions in the field of interactive entertainment have earned him a reputation as a thought leader in the games and tech industries. His visionary leadership and dedication to innovation continue to shape the landscape of interactive entertainment, driving the industry forward into exciting new frontiers.