Simon Sicko is the co-founder and CEO of the Slovak company Pixel Federation - an independent game developer and publishing company. Currently Pixel Federation is an social and mobile games oriented company. With more than 240 employees it belongs to one of the largest Game Studios in Central Europe. Simon has received several awards for his work in the field: EY Entrepreneur of the year 2018. Manager of the year 2016, EY Tech Entrepreneur of the year 2014. He was a nominee for the following awards: IT person of the year 2016, Crystal Wing 2017 for Economy. Pixel Federation was awarded the Diamond of the Slovak Industry Award 2015 and it was listed in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 CE 2015. Simon is also an investor in several Czech and Slovak Start-ups (Charged Monkey, Sufio, Matsuko, Finstat) and in the Neulogy Venture VC fund. At the same time, he’s active as an advisor for the Slovak-American Foundation and also as a member of the administration board of the Pontis Foundation.