Several executives from the Research Triangle’s growing video game industry will participate in a panel discussion Thursday put on by the Triangle’s Association for Corporate Growth chapter.

AIG notes that video game companies in the RTP area now employ some 1,200 people spread across 30 companies.

These firms are not just based on entertainment but also training and education as well as technology development.

Panelists for the AIG event, which is Thursday morning, include:

  • Troy Knight, BLD 25, Chairman of the East Coast Game Conference
  • John Farnsworth, Vice President of Operations, Epic Games
  • Chad Denzern, Studio Director, Insomniac Games
  • Wayne Watkins, Wake County Economic Development