Shawn Foust is the Vice President of Design at Quark Games, a venture backed company dedicated to creating hardcore games for the phone and tablet. In addition to leading the team for ValorHD, a top 100 grossing app in 2012, Shawn is currently leading design for Quark's upcoming game, Champs: Battlegrounds. Prior to Quark, Shawn was the Director of Business Development at Booyah and founded the Video Game Group at an AmLaw 100 law firm. He has served on the Board of Advisors at various companies. Shawn has spoken at a number of industry events and writes a monthly guest column on PocketGamer. He often ponders whether dinosaurs would defeat a zombie horde in a post-apocalyptic universe.