Speakers

2017 Speakers

Ali Nazer

Head of Global Gaming Strategy, Facebook

Anatoly Ropotov

CEO, Game Insight

Andrew Stalbow

Co-Founder & CEO, Seriously

Ashley Esquesda

Senior Editor, CNET

Bill Wang

President, Overseas Business, 360 Games

Bill Young

Head of Strategic Partnerships & Sponsorships, Twitch

Bin Jeong

CEO, Pinkfong USA

Bo Daly

Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Super Evil Megacorp

Brent Bushnell

CEO, Two Bit Circus

Brooks Brown

Global Director of Virtual Reality, Starbreeze Studios

Bruce Lazarus

Chief Executive Officer, Media Audits International

Chris Early

Vice President of Digital Publishing, Ubisoft

Chris Heatherly

EVP Games and Digital Platforms, NBCUniversal

Chris Hewish

Executive Vice President of Interactive, Skydance Media

Chris Petrovic

SVP, Corporate Strategy & Development, Zynga Inc.

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel, Wargaming

Christine Lee

VP and GM, Global Business Development, Immersv

Cynthia Woll

Creative Consultant, Game Design and Production

Damon Lau

Co-Founder and CEO, Everyday Influencers

Dan Murray

President, Skybound Interactive

Derek Douglas

Head of the Games Department, Creative Artists Agency

Enrico D’Angelo

VP of Free-to-Play Products, Activision Publishing

Eric Goldberg

Managing Director, Crossover Technologies

Gilbert Lee

Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Imari Oliver

Vice President, Sales and Global Partnerships, Esports, WME | IMG

Isaac Zucca

Senior Branded Content Manager, Twitch

Isabel Gan

Director, Strategic Development and M&A, Mattel

Jacob Carlson

Digital Media Strategist- Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital

Jamil Moledina

Games Strategic Lead, Google Play

Jason Kirby

Chief Revenue Officer, LiquidSky

Javier Ferreira

President & COO, Scopely

Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Studio71

Jim Gatto

Social Media and Games Team Co-Leader, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Joe Gatdula

Director, Integrated Marketing, DEFY Media

Johannes Saam

Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

John Robinson

VP, Business Development, Nexon

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder, Disruptor Beam

Josh Burns

Gaming Industry Consultant

Kent Wakeford

Chief Operating Officer, Kabam

Kimberly Culp

Counsel, Venable LLP

Lina Chen

Co-Founder & CEO, Nix Hydra

Lisa Anderson

Vice President, Kids and Casual Games, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

Margaret Wallace

CEO, Playmatics

Mari Takahashi

Host and Producer, SMOSH Games, a DEFY Media brand

Mark Leathem

HyperX General Manager, HyperX

Michael Cai

President, Interpret

Michael Zhang

Founder & CEO, Firefly Games Inc.

Mike Lee

Head of Partnerships, Everyday Influencers/Press X

Minard Hamilton

US Partner, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder, TRIPP

Ned Sherman

Counsel and Director, Manatt Digital

Ophir Lupu

Head of Video Games, United Talent Agency

Peter Akemann

President, Skydance Interactive

Peter Letz

Director of Gaming, Studio71

Richard Marks

Research Fellow, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Richard Taub

Sr. VP Broadcast & Digital Services Media Audits International

Sarah Xie

Manager, Mobile Apps Partnership, Google

Stan Press

Managing Director Digital and Gaming, Magid Advisors

Steven Roberts

Executive Chairman, ESL

Teemu Huuhtanen

Co-founder & CEO, Next Games

Tinzar Sherman

CEO and Co-founder, Digital Media Wire

TQ Jefferson

Executive Producer, Skybound Interactive

2016 Speakers

Adrian Sexton

COO, Endemol Beyond USA

Alejandro Manchado

US Gaming Partnerships Lead, Google

Andrew Stalbow

Co-Founder & CEO, Seriously

Andy Swanson

VP, eSports and Events, Twitch

Austin Long

VP, Gaming Partnerships & Strategy, Omnia Media

Bill Wang

President, Overseas Business, 360 Games

Brenton Lyle

Executive Director, Gaming & Technology Research, Interpret

Britta Eriksson

CEO, Euro VAT Refund, Inc.

Cat Valdes

CEO, Catrific

Chris Early

Vice President of Digital Publishing, Ubisoft

Chris Heatherly

SVP & GM, Disney Interactive Games, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

Chris Hewish

Head of Studio, Survios

Christine Lee

VP and GM, Global Business Development, Immersv

Clinton Foy

Managing Director, CrossCut Ventures

Dave Madden

SVP, Global Brand Solutions, Electronic Arts

David Bloom

Media Strategist and Writer

Derek Douglas

Head of the Games Department, Creative Artists Agency

Eric Goldberg

Managing Director, Crossover Technologies

Fredrik Loving

General Manager, DICE LA

Hany Nada

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Jamil Moledina

Games Strategic Lead, Google Play

Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Studio71

Jens Hilgers

Founding Partner, BITKRAFT; Founder & Board, ESL

Jill Braff

General Manager, Ellen Digital Ventures

Jim Gatto

Social Media and Games Team Co-Leader, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

John Koller

VP Marketing, Playstation

Joost van Dreunen

Co-founder & CEO, SuperData Research

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing, SGN

Josh Burns

Gaming Industry Consultant

Kent Wakeford

COO, Kabam

Koh Kim

Head of Business Development, Mobcrush

Kyle Stallock

Lead eSports Strategist (Global), Edelman

Larry Cutler

Co-Founder, Baobab Studios

Lawrence Koh

General Manager, Nexon M, Nexon

Lina Chen

Co-founder & CEO, Nix Hydra

Matt Nutt

Vice President & General Manager, Glu

Matt Raub

Creative Director and Executive Producer, SMOSH Games and The WarpZone/DEFY Media

Matthew Cohen

Partner, MobLabs

Matthew Collado

Co-Founder & COO, Littlstar

Matthew Patrick

Owner & Creator, The Game Theorists

Michael Metzger

Senior Vice President, Houlihan Lokey

Mike Vorhaus

President, Magid Advisors

Nanea Reeves

President & COO, TextPlus

Peter Levin

President of Interactive Ventures & Games, Lionsgate

Philip Hickey

VP, Marketing & Communications, Seriously

Randy Lee

Head of Business Development, North America, Tencent

Shanti Bergel

SVP, Business & Corporate Development, GREE

Stan Press

Managing Director Digital and Gaming, Magid Advisors

Steven Schkolne

Founder, 3dSunshine

Sunny Dhillon

Principal, Signia Venture Partners

Teemu Huuhtanen

Co-founder & CEO, Next Games

Tracy Fullerton

Director, USC Games

Check out a few of our past speakers below:

Alan Debevoise

CEO - Machinima

Barry Cottle

Chief Revenue Officer - Zynga

Ben Feder

CEO - Take-Two Interactive

Chris DeWolfe

CEO - SGN

David Perry

CEO - Gaikai (acquired by Sony)

David Roberts

Former CEO - PopCap Games (acquired by EA)

Frank Gibeau

President, EA Labels - Electronic Arts

Glenn Walcott

President - Double Down Interactive (acquired by IGT)

John Pleasants

Former CEO - Playdom (Aquired by DIsney)

Jonathan Anastas

Vice President, Global Brand Marketing, Head of Digital and Social Marketing - Activision

Josh Yguado

President & COO, SGN

Kristian Segerstrale

Investor/Executive, Initial Capital/Super Evil Megacorp / Supercell / Playfish / GluMobile

Lars Buttler

CEO - Trion Worlds

Liam Callahan

Director, Games Industry Analyst - The NPD Group, Inc.

Mikko Setala

President - Rovio Animation Company

Min Kim

CEO - Nexon

Mitch Lasky

General Partner, Benchmark Capital (and former CEO, JAMDAT, acquired by EA)

Owen Mahoney

CEO - Nexon

Randy Shaffer

West & Central Region Sales Director, Xbox Advertising - Microsoft

Rob Pardo

Game Designer/Former CCO - Blizzard Entertainment

Ted Schilowitz

VR Creator & Futurist/CinemaVangelist - 20th Century Fox/Barco

Tony Bartel

President - GameStop

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