Unity’s VP of Asia joins MaxPlayJohn Goodale will help cloud-based dev platform to set up operations in AsiaMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefFriday 16th October 2015Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareThe man who led Unity Technologies’ push into Asian markets has joined MaxPlay, a cloud-based development platform providing Unity with some new competition.Based in San Francisco and Austin, MaxPlay offers a real-time, cloud-based development environment, created to empower teams spread across multiple locations. The company’s CEO, Sinjin Bain, was formerly the general manager of EA Partners. Matt Shaw, the CTO, worked in the same role at EA, first at Mythic and then at Bioware.”We have assembled one of the most talented and diversified teams in the industry combining world class gaming experience with enterprise software expertise,” Bain said in a statement on MaxPlay’s blog. “This team has made a lot of very successful games, tools and services and are passionate about helping game creators.”Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Now, MaxPlay is adding John Goodale to the mix. Goodale leaves the position of vice president of Asia at Unity Technologies, where he managed its business in China, Korea, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that, he was head of business development for Crytek’s CryEngine in Asia and North America. At MaxPlay, Goodale will drive towards a similar goal, building a global sales team and establishing the company’s Asian operations.”We’re thrilled to have John join the team,” Bain said. “His deep technology experience and expertise is unparalleled and heavily underscored by a proven track record of success. John has successfully built multiple game engine sales organisations from the ground up and brings unique strengths that will help us succeed in a rapidly expanding and evolving game development landscape.”If you have jobs news to share or a new hire you want to shout about, please contact us on [email protected] employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEA leans on Apex Legends and live services in fourth quarterQ4 and full year revenues close to flat and profits take a tumble, but publisher’s bookings still up double-digitsBy Brendan Sinclair 8 hours agoEA Play Live set for July 22Formerly E3-adjacent event moves to take place a month and half after the ESA’s showBy Jeffrey Rousseau 9 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.