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Belinda Van Sickle

Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

Founder/CEO, GameDocs, Inc. and Executive Director, Women in Games International. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.

Founder/CEO, GameDocs, Inc. and Executive Director, Women in Games International. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.

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Involved In

Founder

GameDocs, Inc.

Advisor

World Gaming Executives Ltd
Vivendi Universal Games
Van Sickle Partners
Nintendo
University of Southern California
Capcom
Microsoft Corporation
Ignited (fka Ignited Minds)
Women in Games International
Sony Computer Entertainment Amer
Women in Tech Network
Activision
DARPA
Nickelodeon
Midway Games
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Disney Interactive Media Group

Positions

Founder/CEO GameDocs, Inc. November 2005 - present
Executive Director Women in Games International June 2006 - present
Advisory Board Member Women in Tech Network September 2014 - present
Advisory Board Member World Gaming Executives Ltd October 2011 - present
Advisory Board Member University of Southern California April 2012 - present
Member Healthy MEdia Commission June 2011 - November 2012
Awards Committee/Awards Judge MI6-Game Marketing April 2006 - March 2011
Part-Time Faculty Art Institute of California—Los Angeles December 2005 - September 2006
Manager, Documentation & Quality Assurance Ignited Minds July 1999 - November 2005
Documentation Writer/Production Artist Activision January 1997 - June 1999

Education

University of California, Santa Cruz Psychology/Women's Studies
Sonoma State University English: Creative Writing
The Book Shop Beginning and Advanced Advertising Concepting

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Commerce
  • • Events
  • • Hardware
  • • Media
  • • Games
  • • Financial Services
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Real Estate
  • • Mobile
  • • Recruiting
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fashion
  • • Travel
  • • Robotics
  • • Video
  • • Local
  • • Higher Education
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Content
  • • Edutainment

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Mark Politi
MP Public Relations - PR, Licensing and Marketing for Startups, Technology, Entertainment, Product Launches, Company Launches and Brands.
Linda Sellheim
They're my friends  •  Manager 3D + Animation, CAD Content, lynda.com, LinkedIn and Content Manager, 3D + Animation, CAD, lynda.com.
Belinda is extremely knowledgeable of the game industry and well connected, she is a passionate advocate for change and diversity and a gre ... at speaker.
Aaron Pulkka
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder and CEO, Rabbx Inc. and Co-Founder and Chairman, Metal Rabbit Games Co.,Ltd.. University of Washington grad.
Belida is a dedicated, hard working, knowledgable interactive entertainment product management and marketing specialist with deep industry c ... ontacts.
Amy Allison
We worked together  •  Business Development, Unofficial Cardboard, Inc. and Vice President of Video Games/co-owner, Fat Droid.
I have been inspired personally and professionally by Ms. VanSickle for over 9 years. Pardon my French, but she is a "get sh*t done, and ge ... t it done right" kind of person. She trusts people to excel, but can encourage when needed. She is a strong leader, a smart woman, and unstoppable when she's found something she cares about.
Jude Calvillo
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Hyperthesis, LLC and Marketing Management Consultant / CMO, Sovereign Market. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
Belinda is high energy and high insights, particularly in the realm of gaming and interactive entertainment. She's deeply involved in advanc ... ing the state of the art, the state of diversity and inclusion, and the state of her business associates in the industry. I'm proud to call her a great partner in game-related business... and a great friend.

Linda Sellheim
We worked together  •  Manager 3D + Animation, CAD Content, lynda.com, LinkedIn and Content Manager, 3D + Animation, CAD, lynda.com.
By providing new and informed perspectives, researched information and an experienced breadth of consultation, Linda Sellheim is a good matc ... h for entrepreneurs and business leaders looking for solid leadership and passionate inspiration. Her combination of aptitude, creative fire and charm are unique in business and truly essential in competitive markets where finding niche products, business models and strategies are essential to success.