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Dr Jo Twist

Dr Jo Twist

CEO at the UKIE (Association of UK Interactive Entertainment)

Dr Jo Twist took the role of chief executive officer of Ukie in January 2012.

Dr Twist comes from Channel 4 as commissioning editor for Education where she commissioned Digital Emmy-winning Battlefront II, a stable of free browser and iOS games, including Sweatshop, Nomination and International Racing Squirrels, as well as social media projects. Previous positions include Multiplatform Commissioner for BBC Entertainment & Switch, BBC Three Multiplatform Channel Editor and in a former life was a technology reporter for BBC News.  With a background in digital media, education, creative technology and youth culture, Twist brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of interactive entertainment including media, technical innovation and creativity, commercial and political issues.

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