2016 Speakers

Aaron Luber

Head of Content Partnerships, Google

Albert Reed

General Manager, Demiurge Studios

Andrew Merkatz

President, Tapinator, Inc

Andrew Paradise

CEO & Founder, Skillz

Andy Swanson

VP, eSports and Events, Twitch

Bill Colitre

Vice President & General Counsel, Music Reports

Bill Grosso

CEO & Founder, Scientific Revenue

Bill Mooney

Chief Product Officer, Skillz

Bryan Biniak

Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Nokia Growth Partners

Chris Byrd

Lead Video Game Critic, The Washington Post

Chris Cataldi

Co-Founder & COO, Genvid Technologies, Inc.

Chris Donahue

Senior Director, Alliances, AMD

Chris Petrovic

VP, Corporate & Business Development, Zynga Inc.

Chris Pizzurro

Head of Sales & Marketing, Canoe Ventures

Christina Alejandre

General Manager & Vice President, eSports, ELEAGUE

Christine Lee

Vice President and GM, Global BD, Immersv

Colin Gillis

Director of Research, BGC Financial

Dan Ackerman

Section Editor, CNET; author, The Tetris Effect

Dan Porter

Head of Digital, WME; CEO, Overtime

Daniel Binns

Managing Director, NY & SF, Interbrand

Darren Moran

Head of Innovation, Grey New York

Dave Bisceglia

Co-Founder & CEO, The Tap Lab

David Baszucki

CEO & Founder, ROBLOX

David Berkowitz

Principal, Serial Marketer

David Walls

Founder & President, Funkitron

Eric Goldberg

Managing Director, Crossover Technologies

Eric Zimmerman

Independent Game Designer & Arts Professor, NYU Game Center

Francisco Albornoz

TheGameHuntah Gaming

Harold Goldberg

Founder & Editor in Chief, New York Videogame Critics Circle

Jean-Christophe Baillie

Founder & President, Novaquark

Jeff Birnbaum

Head of Gaming Partnerships, Google

Jeff Gomez

CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment

Jeremy Strauser

Vice President & General Manager, Digital Apps, The Toppps Company, Inc.

Jeremy Welt

President, Invisible Robot

Jesse Walden

Co-Founder, Mediachain Labs

Jillian Mood

CEO & CFO (Chief Fun Officer), Jillian Mood & Partners

Jim Griffin

Managing Director, OneHouse

John Militello

Director of Marketing, Volvo Car USA

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder, Disruptor Beam

Joost van Dreunen

Co-founder & CEO, SuperData Research

Josh Burns

Gaming Industry Consultant

Kent Wakeford

COO, Kabam

Kevin McCoy

CEO, Monegraph, Inc.

Kris Kliemann

President, Kliemann & Co.

Kyra Reppen

CEO, Katapult

Manny Anekal

Founder, The Next Level

Marc McEwen

VP, Client Services, RedPeg Marketing

Marcie Jastrow

SVP Immersive Media, Head of Technicolor Experience Center, Technicolor

Marco DeMiroz

Co-founder & General Partner, The VR Fund

Marco Mereu

Founder & GM, Roostr

Margaret Wallace

CEO, Playmatics

Matt Marolda

Chief Analytics Officer, Legendary Entertainment

Matthew Wang

Managing Director, Evercore

Maximo Cavazzani

Founder & CEO, Etermax

Michael Shanley

Vice President, IT Business Development, Music Reports

Mike Sepso

SVP, Activision Blizzard

Mike Vorhaus

President, Magid Advisors

Mikko Setälä

Chief Corporate Development Officer, Rovio

Nanea Reeves

President & COO, TextPlus

Ned Sherman

CEO, Digital Media Wire

Paul Brewer

VP, Partnership Sales, ESL

Paul Sweeting

CEO, Concurrent Media; Editor & Co-Chair, RightsTech

Sam Olstein

Global Innovation Director, GE

Sara Clemens

Editor-in-Chief, Videodame

Scott Berenson

Director, Rights Management, SoundExchange

Seth Ladetsky

SVP, Sales, Turner Sports

Shanti Bergel

SVP, Business & Corporate Development, GREE

Shawn Allen

Designer/Director, Nuchallenger

Sherri Smith

Senior Staff Writer, Purch

Sophia Dominguez

CEO, SVRF; Founder, AllThingsVR

Stuart Lipson

Executive Director, eSports Ad Bureau

Susanna Pollack

President, Games for Change

T. Hale Boggs

Partner, Corporate/Finance, Capital Markets and Venture Capital, Manatt

Tim Chang

Managing Director, Mayfield Fund

Tom Buontempo

President, KBS' Attention

Tom Rassweiler

VP, Games, Arkadium

Tony Mugavero

CEO & Founder, Littlstar

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


Chris Heatherly

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

Chris Hewish

Head of Studio, Survios

Dan Porter

CEO - OMGPOP (acquired by Zynga)

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

Philip Rosenberg

SVP,Business Development & Publisher Relations - Sony Computer Entertainment America

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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