Julian Widdows


Julian Widdows is a gaming industry veteran, having built teams and studios for over 22 years that have developed and launched mobile, console, handheld, and PC games.

Julian is currently Vice President of NaturalMotion’s racing studio, leading the development and live operations of CSR Racing 2 (CSR2). The CSR franchise, including CSR2 which launched in June 2016, is 2016’s top grossing Racing franchise. It is currently being enjoyed by gamers in over 200 countries.

Prior to joining NaturalMotion, Julian was running the Codemasters Southam Racing studio. Before that, Julian helped develop and launch games for developers and publishers including Activision Blizzard, Swordfish Studios and Rage Software, including the acclaimed PC strategy game, Hostile Waters, the console third-person shooter, Fifty Cent: Blood on the Sand, and GoldenEye: 007 for Nintendo Wii.

Vice President, NaturalMotion


December 4, 2018, 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Under the Hood: Empowered Teams. Passionate Players - Hall 1
December 5, 2018, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
WIG-SIG Presents 'Creating an Inclusive Industry' - Hall 2