Vision Games Publishing was established in 2015 with the goal of supporting talented developers in recognizing the potential of their high-quality digital titles.
As a boutique publisher with an eye to future trends and consumer demands we work to create stand out marketing and PR campaigns and achieve maximum revenues for our partners.
Our small, talented team bring core expertise together from across the industry to perfectly meet your needs and that of a dynamic games market.
Delivering your games to a worldwide audience across PS4, PC and Xbox One.
A 25-year veteran of the video games industry. Morgan previously held roles at Sony Computer Entertainment and Atari before founding, Ifone Limited, a mobile games publisher, and embarking on a career as an entrepreneur and investor. Over his career Morgan has been responsible for the production and delivery of several hit and award-winning games including Wipeout 2097, Formula 1 97, Mission Impossible, Driver, Sonic The Hedgehog, Tetris, Lemmings, V-Rally and many more. In all, Morgan has produced over 100 titles across most games platforms and has over his career invested a total of £34M in development capital, generating just over £590M in revenues and £300M in profits.
At Vision Games, as CEO, Morgan oversees all aspects of the business and is focused is on building a balanced portfolio of games titles across all major revenue generating platforms. He is also CEO of Standfast Interactive Ltd., an advisory company to a video games production and development fund.
From 2007 to 2009, Morgan was CEO of Emote Games, an online games publisher focused on emergent business models in the online digital games sector. From 2000 to 2006, he was CEO of the mobile games company Ifone Limited, growing it from pre-revenue to profitability by 2003. Ifone’s revenue grew at a rate of over 100% per year until its investors exited in 2006 in a sale to the US-based company Glu Mobile.
iFone was the number one UK mobile publisher for three successive years and was the recipient of several business awards including number two position in the Times Techtrack 100 and number three in Mediatrack. In 2005, Morgan was awarded Ernst & Young’s Emergent Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the North of England. In March 2006 iFone was sold to US mobile games company Glu Mobile. In 2007, Glu went public on NASDAQ.
Michael has over 15 years’ experience in the interactive games industry and over 25 years’ experience in investment banking, largely in the areas of media and technology. He has worked on numerous transactions in the interactive games, film, radio, television and telecommunications industries.
As CFO of Vision Games Publishing, Michael is responsible for all aspects of the legal and financial functions within the company. Michael is also COO to Standfast Interactive Limited, where he is a director.
From 2002 to 2009, Michael held senior business affairs roles at both Emote Games and Ifone Limited, and from 2010 to 2013, served as a strategic advisor to numerous companies in the digital media and games industries.
From 2000 to 2002, Michael was a managing director of Scott-Macon, Ltd., a New York-based investment banking firm, where he was in charge of the telecommunications and technology practice. From 1995 to 2000, Michael was a managing director at Kaufman Bros., L.P., a technology focused investment bank, which he cofounded and where he was in charge of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Mezzanine Finance Department. Prior to the founding of Kaufman Bros., Michael ran the Mergers & Acquisitions and Mezzanine Finance Department at Barington Capital Group. He began his investment banking career at PaineWebber Incorporated in the Leveraged Buyout/High Yield Group where he worked on transactions as large as $1.6 billion in value.