Michel Kripalani

Michel Kripalani
President, Oceanhouse Media


Michel Kripalani is President of Oceanhouse Media, a leading developer and publisher of apps for the mobile market. In it’s first two years of existence, Oceanhouse Media released over 150 apps for iPhone and iPad. All were based on proprietary technology. Many became bestsellers, with nine apps reaching the #1 sales position within their category on the Apple App Store. In late 2010, Oceanhouse Media began releasing titles for Android platforms as well.

Oceanhouse Media has licensing relationships in place with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, Hay House Publishers, Zondervan (HarperCollins), Houghton Mifflin, Chronicle Books and many others.

Oceanhouse Media is Michel’s third start-up. He found prior success with Presto Studios, an independent videogame development company that he ran for 11 years. Presto Studios had numerous hits including The Journeyman Project series, Myst 3: Exile and more. His first business, focused on developing interactive multimedia projects, was founded in 1989. In addition, Michel was a Director of Business Development at Autodesk for many years where he spent a large portion of his time managing relationships with Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and other game development studios worldwide.


General Metropolitan East
Moderated by:
neal hoskins (WingedChariot)
Gus Balbontin (Lonely Planet), Michel Kripalani (Oceanhouse Media), Pete Myers (BirdsInTheHand, LLC)
Average rating: **...
(2.94, 16 ratings)
Join the creators of award winning apps from BirdsEye, Gourmet Live, Lonely Planet, Winged Chariot, and Oceanhouse to learn how they've incorporated features such as crowd-sourcing, augmented reality, animation, multiple languages, location awareness, online community and more for "state of the app" experiences. Read more.
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