Speakers

2017 KEYNOTES & FIRESIDE CHATS

Mike Sepso

SVP, Activision Blizzard

Ben Feder

President, International Partnerships (North America), Tencent Games

2017 PANELISTS & PRESENTERS

Ali Moiz

CEO & Co-Founder, Streamlabs

Anatoly Ropotov

CEO, Game Insight

Anne Frisbie

SVP, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi

Antwand Pearman

Executive Producer, Producers vs Show
President, Gamer Fit Nation

Brendan Donahue

Managing Director, NBA 2K League

Chris Byrd

Lead Video Game Critic, The Washington Post

Chris Donahue

Senior Director, Alliances, AMD

Damon Lau

Co-founder and CEO, Everyday Influencers/Press X

Dave Correa

Sponsorship Sales, ESL

Dave Madden

SVP, Global Brand Partnerships, EA

David Liu

Creative Director of Virtual Reality, Viacom NEXT

David Stelzer

Business Development and Engine Licensing, Epic Games

Gabrielle Heyman

Head of Global Brand Partners, Zynga

Harold Goldberg

Founder, NY Videogame Critics Circle

Ilya Shereshevsky

Head of Business Development, GameChanger SF

Jacob Carlson

Digital Media Strategist- Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital

John Linden

President, Seismic Games

Joost van Dreunen

Co-founder & CEO, SuperData Research

Julie Shumaker

VP, Global Ads Business Development, Unity Technology

Kym Nelson

SVP of Client Strategy, West, Twitch

Liam Callahan

Senior Business Planner, Xbox Games Marketing, Microsoft

Manny Anekal

Founder & CEO, The Next Level and Versus Sports

Mark Tekunoff

Corporate PR Manager, HyperX

Mark van Ryswyk

Senior Vice President, Glu Mobile

Marty Strenczewilk

CEO and Co-founder, Splyce

Matt Mosteller

VP, Content, Turner Sports

Matthew Pierce

Founder & CEO, Versus Systems

Matthew Wang

Managing Director, Evercore

Michael Gold

Co-founder and CEO, Holojam Inc

Michael Vorhaus

President, Magid Advisors

Mike Lee

Head of Partnerships, Everyday Influencers / Press X

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder, TRIPP

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Nick Fortugno

Chief Creative Officer, Playmatics

Paul Brewer

VP, Global Sponsorships, ESL

Sherri Smith

Senior Staff Writer, Purch

Susan Borst

Deputy Director - Mobile, IAB

Tinzar Sherman

CEO & Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire

Tom Salta

Composer/Producer/Artist, Persist Music

Travis Boatman

Founder and CEO, Carbonated

Wim Stocks

GM/CEO, WorldGaming & Collegiate StarLeague (a Division of Cineplex)

2016 Speakers

Aaron Luber

Head of Content Partnerships, Google

Adrian Sexton

COO, Endemol Beyond USA

Alan Debevoise

CEO - Machinima

Albert Lai

Co-founder & CEO, Big Viking Games

Albert Reed

General Manager, Demiurge Studios

Andrew Merkatz

President, Tapinator, Inc

Andrew Paradise

CEO & Founder, Skillz

Andy Kleinman

Founder & CEO, MobLabs

Andy Swanson

VP, eSports and Events, Twitch

Barry Cottle

Chief Revenue Officer - Zynga

Bill Colitre

Vice President & General Counsel, Music Reports

Bill Grosso

CEO & Founder, Scientific Revenue

Bill Mooney

Chief Product Officer, Skillz

Bill Wang

Corporate Vice President & Head of Global Investment, Perfect World

Bryan Biniak

Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Nokia Growth Partners

Chris Cataldi

Co-Founder & COO, Genvid Technologies, Inc.

Chris DeWolfe

CEO - SGN

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

Chris Petrovic

SVP of Corporate Development, Business Development and Licensing, Zynga

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

Clinton Foy

Managing Director, CrossCut Ventures

Colin Gillis

Director of Research, BGC Financial

Dan Murray

President, Skybound Interactive

Dan Porter

CEO - OMGPOP (acquired by Zynga)

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 Perry

CEO - Gaikai (acquired by Sony)

David Roberts

Former CEO - PopCap Games (acquired by EA)

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

Frank Gibeau

President, EA Labels - Electronic Arts

Glenn Walcott

President - Double Down Interactive (acquired by IGT)

Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Studio71

Jean-Christophe Baillie

Founder & President, Novaquark

Jeff Birnbaum

Head of Gaming Partnerships, Google

Jeff Gomez

CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment

Jens Hilgers

Founding Partner, BITKRAFT; Founder & Board, ESL

Jeremy Strauser

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

Jeremy Welt

President, Invisible Robot

Jesse Walden

Co-Founder, Mediachain Labs

Jill Braff

General Manager, Ellen Digital Ventures

Jillian Mood

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

Jim Griffin

Managing Director, OneHouse

John Militello

Director of Marketing, Volvo Car USA

John Pleasants

Former CEO - Playdom (Aquired by DIsney)

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder, Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Anastas

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

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing, SGN

Josh Burns

Gaming Industry Consultant

Josh Yguado

President & COO, SGN

Kent Wakeford

COO, Kabam

Kent Wakeford

COO, Kabam

Kevin McCoy

CEO, Monegraph, Inc.

Koh Kim

Head of Business Development, Mobcrush

Kris Kliemann

President, Kliemann & Co.

Kristian Segerstrale

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

Kyra Reppen

CEO, Katapult

Lars Buttler

CEO - Trion Worlds

Lawrence Koh

General Manager, Nexon M, Nexon

Lina Chen

Co-founder & CEO, Nix Hydra

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

Maximo Cavazzani

Founder & CEO, Etermax

Michael Cai

SVP Research, Video Games & Technology, Interpret

Michael Shanley

Vice President, IT Business Development, Music Reports

Mikko Setala

President - Rovio Animation Company

Mikko Setälä

Chief Corporate Development Officer, Rovio

Min Kim

CEO - Nexon

Mitch Lasky

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

Owen Mahoney

CEO - Nexon

Paul Sweeting

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

Peter Levin

President of Interactive Ventures & Games, Lionsgate

Philip Rosenberg

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

Rob Pardo

Game Designer/Former CCO - Blizzard Entertainment

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

Shanti Bergel

SVP, Business & Corporate Development, GREE

Shawn Allen

Designer/Director, Nuchallenger

Sophia Dominguez

CEO, SVRF; Founder, AllThingsVR

Stuart Lipson

Executive Director, eSports Ad Bureau

Sunny Dhillon

Principal, Signia Venture Partners

Check out a few of our past speakers below:

Alan Debevoise

CEO - Machinima

Barry Cottle

Chief Revenue Officer - Zynga

Chris DeWolfe

CEO - SGN

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

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

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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