Tim Sweeney
Epic Games CEO and Founder, Creator of Fortnite

Tim Sweeney founded Epic Games in 1991 and revolutionized the gaming industry with the Unreal Engine, a powerful tool that has enabled countless creators to build immersive, virtual environments. His foresight and innovation have not only propelled Epic Games to new heights but also significantly shaped the evolution of gaming, pushing the boundaries of what is possible within digital worlds.

Sweeney has expanded Epic Games beyond game development to influence various aspects of the digital and entertainment landscapes, establishing him as a pivotal figure in the industry. His contributions have set the foundation for the ongoing development of the metaverse, with key titles in recent years from Epic including Fortnite, which has evolved into a platform that extends beyond gaming, incorporating elements of a metaverse where players can engage in a variety of immersive experiences.