Our Team

Meet the talented people working behind the scenes to make Medieval Empires a force to be reckoned with!

Assad Dar | Chief Visionary Officer & Co-Founder

Assad has worked in the IT and Digital Transformation field for over 15 years, focusing on new global business models and go-to-market strategies. He has built new teams, created departments and led marketing campaigns, including for world-renowned brands such as Aspirin and Bepanthen.

Now, Assad is bringing his vast and varied experience into the blockchain gaming industry, combining his knowledge of the technology, with an awe-inspiring vision and a team of highly accomplished professionals to create the perfect recipe for success.

LinkedIn: Assad Dar

Jan Berkefeld | Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Jan has worked in various markets and IT companies such as Accenture and Atos for over 20 years. With a master’s degree in management and IT, he has established himself as a structured and methodical business expert who has led successful IT teams across different companies.

Now, Jan is bringing his strong leadership skills and IT prowess into the metaverse by stepping into the world of blockchain gaming. Using his extensive expertise in IT, management and blockchain technology, Jan is set to make Medieval Empires into a high-growth and prosperous venture!

LinkedIn: Jan Berkefeld

Carl Runefelt | Angel Investor

Carl, also known as ‘The Moon’ is and angel investor in MoonGaming, the parent company behind Medieval Empires. He is a serial entrepreneur who has invested in more than 300 blockchain-based startups and has been featured in the Top 30 Under 30 list by Forbes. The crypto evangelist has also been featured in top business publications such as CNBC, Business Insider, Coin Telegraph and Tech Telegraph UK.

Carl is also the co-founder of Bitcoinsensus and Kasta, and is a well-known speaker, a respected philanthropist and a multimillionaire crypto expert with a massive social media influence. With more than 2 million followers across YouTube, Twitter and Instagram, Carl is already well on his way to being a frontrunner in the mass adoption of blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies.

LinkedIn: Carl Runefelt

Engin Altan Düzyatan | Turkish Film & Television Actor & Producer

Engin Altan Düzyatan, the award-winning actor, is the face of Ertugrul in Medieval Empires. Best known as the star of a massively successful television series that garnered over 9 billion views across the world, and won numerous prestigious awards, Engin Altan will be reviving his most beloved character, this time, on the game screen.

With Engin as the face of the game, Medieval Empires is set to become a game fitting of the legendary Ertugrul, and the historical legacy associated with him. Players will get the true feel of reliving some of the most action-packed and iconic events in history, right through the eyes of Ertugrul himself!

Instagram: Engin Altan Düzyatan

Moritz Voss | Chief Technology Officer

Moritz is a game industry veteran with almost 20 years of experience in the business, having proudly shipped more than 30 titles on a spectrum ranging from hardcore strategy and city builders to puzzle and arcade games. As an alumnus of King.com, HandyGames, and 5th Planet, Moritz has led and inspired game studios to embrace disruptive transformations and futuristic technologies.

Moritz is now applying his tremendous skill set in technology to bring Medieval Empires to life. He is well on the path to innovating GameFi and gameplay while making the best, most ethical and creative use of blockchains for the ultimate gaming experience!

LinkedIn: Moritz Voss

Felix Hartung - Hespelt | Game Design Director

Felix has more than 15 years of game design experience in browser and mobile games within a genre ranging from strategy, RPG and simulation, puzzles, and even hyper-casual games. He has worked at big names in the industry such as Wooga and Huuuge, and possesses a mindset driven by numbers and analytics.

At Medieval Empires, Felix is using his exceptional game design skills to create a game universe that will take gamers on a historical journey and give them countless action-packed, thrilling gameplay options. By designing exciting missions, tasks and events in the strategy game, Felix is geared to create an unforgettable experience for the gaming community!

LinkedIn: Felix Hartung - Hespelt

Qing Guan | Chief Product Officer

Qing is a veteran in mobile gaming and digital services along with the rise of the smartphone industry. He worked on many brands that are familiar to consumers, such as the Candy Crush franchise, N26 bank, and Ada Health. He has vast experience working in start-ups, disruptive tech companies and Unicorns across disciplines, building high- performance teams that have a great business impact.

As the Chief Product Officer for Medieval Empires, Qing will be applying his remarkable expertise in product management to collaborate with a team of ambitious and accomplished engineers, artists and designers, aiming to make Medieval Empires the next big success story in the blockchain gaming industry!

LinkedIn: Qing Guan

Joaquim Royo | Art Director

Joaquim is a Spanish-born artist with 36 years of experience in the entertainment and video game industry. With a PhD in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona, Joaquim has a profound passion for drawing, painting and video game design. He has previously worked in the Feature Animation department with Walt Disney on popular movies such as Tarzan, Atlantis the Lost Empire, Tarzan II, A Goofy Movie, Runaway Brain, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Hercules.

With Medieval Empires, Joaquim intends to bring his vast experience in visual development, animation and art direction to the blockchain gaming industry to create an extraordinary and magnificent game world. His knowledge and expertise will help build the world of Ertugrul into a true spectacle!

LinkedIn: Joaquim Royo

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