Patrick Söderlund is the executive vice president of EA Worldwide Studios where he is responsible for console and PC development for some of the most popular games in the industry, including Battlefield, Need for Speed, the EA SPORTS portfolio, Dead Space and Dragon Age. Mr. Söderlund leads EA development teams from studio locations around the globe including Redwood Shores (California), Stockholm (Sweden), Burnaby (British Columbia), Orlando (Florida), Austin (Texas), Gothenburg (Sweden), Edmonton (Alberta), Guildford (U.K.), Montreal (Quebec) and more. He also oversees relationships with EA Partners development studios, including Respawn Entertainment.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Soderlund served as the executive vice president of the EA Games Label, where he oversaw operations for all EA Games studios including DICE, Criterion, BioWare and Visceral. Prior to that role, he oversaw EA Games Europe. He is a founder of DICE, where he grew the studio from a small team to one of the most successful game developers in the world. The studio was sold to EA in October of 2006.
Mr. Söderlund lives with his wife, three children and dog just outside Stockholm. He previously has played for Sweden’s national volleyball team, and he enjoys racing cars.