Corey Rosemond serves as Vice President of Nacon Gaming, Inc., the wholly-owned US subsidiary of Nacon S.A., a global publisher of AA video games as well as gaming accessories.
Corey has cross-functional responsibilities across strategy, finance and business development in addition to legacy responsibilities for the RIG gaming brand, which Nacon acquired from Plantronics, Inc.
Prior to joining Nacon, Corey co-founded the RIG gaming brand at Plantronics in 2013 and, via the creation of several strategic partnerships, created a line of business that grew to become a global leader in the gaming accessories space. Strategic partners for the brand include Xbox, PlayStation, Value, Epic Games, Riot Games, ESL, MLG, Dolby Labs, Ubisoft, EA and Oculus, among others. In addition, Corey held the role of Global Head of Esports for RIG, where he led the development and deployment of the RIG Commander Pro – the first live event esports headset used worldwide by a number of leading esports leagues.
With over 25 years of direct gaming industry experience, Corey has worked in a variety of roles within the video game industry. He has held roles in business development, product management and product marketing in video gaming at a variety of consumer electronics companies, including Microsoft, where he worked on both Xbox and Games for Windows programs; HP, where he launched its lucrative casual games business; and Dell, where he launched the XPS line of gaming PCs and accessories. Corey also served for two years as an Adjunct Professor of Video Game Production and Publishing at the SMU Guildhall Graduate School of Game Studies and performed consulting work based in Reykjavik, Iceland and Amsterdam, Netherlands, where he gained valuable experience in the gaming industry from a truly global perspective.
Corey holds a BS in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. Corey and his wife, Elizabeth, reside in Redmond, Washington and are proud parents of 4 children. Corey is an active gamer and considers Reykjavik, Iceland to have been his most interesting place to have visited and worked.