Michael Li is General Manager of Aftershock. Prior, Mike was co-founder and General Manager at Kabam, where he oversaw operations and product development at Kabam's Beijing studio. He also led the team that built and maintained Kabam's first mobile title, Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, which was the highest grossing app on iOS in 2012 and transformed Kabam into a mobile gaming powerhouse.
Michael also led the team that developed the mobile hit The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth based on the iconic feature film. The game quickly became a Top-25 grossing game in more than 70 countries. Michael also spearheaded the acquisition of Balanced Worlds, a Beijing-based company specializing in 3D high-fidelity games. Previously, Michael was Chief Technology Officer, overseeing Kabam's technical strategy, planning, and infrastructure. As CTO, Michael built Kabam's first game, Kingdoms of Camelot, which became a more than $250 million franchise.
Before co-founding Kabam, Michael founded mobile location-based startup 6th Sense Communications. Earlier in his career, he worked several years as a technology consultant with Accenture and Blackstone Technology Group, and he served as a software engineer for Abeona Networks.
Michael graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.