Paxton Galvanek is the Studio HR/Operations Director at Funcom (makers of Conan Exiles, Conan Chop Chop, Anarchy Online, Secret World, and currently DUNE games). Paxton oversees Funcom's Operations, Administration, and Human Resources specifically its recruiting/talent acquisition, talent management, and general HR activities. Over the years and prior to joining Funcom, Paxton worked with various video game development studios including Activision, Take-Two/Firaxis, Respawn, Tripwire Interactive, Gameloft, and Pocket Gems. Prior to joining the game development industry, Paxton was a partner at a Marketing & Advertising Agency in New York/New Jersey for 10+ years. He holds degrees in Information Technology and Psychology from Rutgers University and has 20+ years of Operations & HR XP.