Over the last 20 years, Ron Ashtiani has worked as a creative leader on 3 block buster Marvel movies, over 30 video games, and has worked with huge brands like J.K Rowling, Warner Bros, Sony and Microsoft.
Ron has been involved in the running of several businesses over the years and in 2009 formed visual design company, Atomhawk, which he built up from a team of 4 into an international leading brand with studios in the UK and Canada.
In June 2017, he negotiated the acquisition of Atomhawk by Sumo Digital and joined their management team. In December 2017 they floated the combined group on AIM as Sumo Group PLC
Ron has been listed in both the UK top 100 people in video games and also in the top 100 in digital media.
His passion is in growing people, inspiring creative teams, building key client relationships and setting business strategy. Ron challenges himself and others to push boundaries, focus on quality and deliver above expectations. As well as all this, he still finds some time to practice art himself.