Michael Condrey is the VP, and COO of Sledgehammer Games, a wholly-owned Activision game development studio. Prior to joining Activision, Michael was the Studio Chief Operations Officer at Visceral Games (formerly, EA Redwood Shores). Michael was the Sr. Development Director on Dead Space, the critically acclaimed Action Game of the Year in 2008. EA credits also include James Bond “The World Is Not Enough”, James Bond “Agent Under Fire”, James Bond “Nightfire”, James Bond “Everything or Nothing”, and James Bond “From Russia with Love."
Michael began his career in interactive entertainment software at EA Seattle, and contributed to titles such as FIFA, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, Rushdown, and the EA Sports Outdoor brand, with the Ultimate Hunt series, and Ultimate Bass Championship series.
Michael graduated from the University of Washington, in Seattle in 1997. His senior thesis is published in the Journal of Molecular Ecology, June 1998.
Michael is an avid sports enthusiast who enjoys many of the amazing outdoor activities offered throughout Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area - sky diving, rock climbing, SCUBA diving, and Class V white water rafting - to name a few. He also holds his PADI SCUBA Instructor license, having spent time as a instructor and boat captain in the Cayman Islands prior to joining the games industry.