KO_OP | Studio Director

Saleem Dabbous is the co-founder and studio director of KO_OP, a worker owned game studio. At KO_OP Saleem is the lead producer, business director, and co-director of Goodbye Volcano High. Saleem also founded KOLAB, a grant given to upcoming game makers to create small games that no one else would fund. He was also a co-organizer of the Mount Royal Game Society, a not-for-profit organization that aims to provide a base of support for independent and aspiring Montreal-area game developers. He currently volunteers with Game and Colour, a grassroots, Montreal-based organization that aims to create a space for developers from racialized backgrounds.