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Laura Naviaux Sturr

Chief Publishing Officer

Daybreak Games

SAN DIEGO, USA // A veteran interactive entertainment marketing executive with more than 15 years of experience, Laura Naviaux oversees all global publishing for Daybreak Games, managing a collaborative team crossing business intelligence, brand marketing, creative media, e-commerce, public relations, and community disciplines. Her expertise runs the gamut of corporate and product strategy, having spearheaded Daybreak’s successful development of a variety of evolving business models and publishing strategies, including free-to-play, early access, games as a service, and a move into competitive esports.

Naviaux has led large-scale teams across dozens of products, driving international growth for a diverse portfolio of online worlds, including the H1Z1® and the EverQuest® franchises, PlanetSide®2, and DC Universe™ Online. She has loved playing games since a young age, and continues that tradition today with her children.