Lual Mayen and Leo Olebe: You can’t be what you can’t see
At the end of GamesBeat and Facebook’s Driving Game Growth event, Facebook game partnerships head Leo Olebe, Mayen, and I spoke about how to get inspiration in the game industry today. It was a three-hour walk to get to the internet cafe, but he made the journey regularly just to charge his computer and play games. That event was where Olebe, who has been in the game industry for 20 years, met Mayen. In October, CNN named Mayen one of its “Champions for Change.”More recently, Mayen started the Lual Mayen Foundation, to empower refugees with technology. Asked how he can help people like Mayen, Olebe said, “Let great people do their thing.