Julian Farrior is founder and CEO of Backflip Studios, a mobile game company focused on bringing innovative and thoughtful titles to an expanding group of casual gamers on the iPhone. Backflip has had four top-five overall apps with more than 21,000,000 downloads in their first year of operation. Their games include popular titles such as Paper Toss and Ragdoll Blaster.
Prior to Backflip, Julian served as an angel investor and VP of BD/Operations at Earthscape, a company that also had early success in the app store. Previously, Julian spent seven years at Yahoo! in various management roles the most recent of which included heading up emerging market search.
Mr. Farrior won a 2011 Esprit Entrepreneur of Distinction award from the Boulder Chamber of Commerce. This award celebrates the success and vitality of the entrepreneurial community. He received his undergraduate education at Colgate University and graduate education at Northwestern University.