WHAT IS LAGC SELECT?

LAGC Select is an adaptive response to our increasingly connected world. This 3 day online conference is the first of a new complementary series to Digital Media Wire’s live events – a new venture in serving our community and sharing ideas.

LAGC SELECT

LAGC Select will be presented May 20-22, 2020. Registration for this online conference is open.  We look forward to having you. 

CONFERENCE FORMAT

LAGC Select features 3 tracks over 3 days – with fireside chats, roundtables, panels, and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing, and monetization. Stay tuned for agenda and speaker announcements!

2020 LAGC Select Speakers Include:

Amelia Hall

Strategy Director, Deutsch

Amir Ghodrati

Director of Market Insights, App Annie

Andreea Enache

Head of Global Development and Strategy, Blind Squirrel Entertainment

Andrew Paradise

CEO and Co-Founder,
Skillz

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Carlos Alimurung

CEO, ONE Esports

Chris Early

VP of Partnerships and Revenue,
Ubisoft

Chris Enock

VP of Publishing,
Riot Games

Chris Gillette

VP, Media, Liquid Advertising

Chris Heatherly

Former EVP Games and Digital Platforms,
NBCUniversal

Chris Hewish

President, Xsolla

Chris Petrovic

SVP, Head of Corporate Strategy, M&A and Business Development, Zynga Inc.

Chris Younger

President and Principal,
Ayzenberg

Craig “Mini Ladd” Thompson

CEO, ML Entertainment Inc.

Daniel Engelhardt

Senior Vice President, Interactive Ventures & Games, Lionsgate

Dave Madden

SVP, Global Brand Partnerships,
Electronic Arts

David Bloom

Consultant and Columnist,
Tubefilter

David Morin

Industry Manager for Media and Entertainment, Epic Games

Francesco Di Ianni

Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Jeff Gomez

CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment

Jeremy Padawer

Partner, Jazwares

John Riccitiello

Chief Executive Officer, Unity Technologies

John Robinson

President and COO, 100 Thieves

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound;
Venture Partner, Greycroft

Jonathan Anastas

CMO, ONE Championship and ONE Esports

Jonathan Flesher

Head of Business Development, Discord

Julie Shumaker

Vice President of Advertiser Solutions, Unity Technologies

Lester Chen

Head of Gaming, Americas,
YouTube

Lisa Anderson

SVP, Studio Operations,
Jam City

Lydia Bottegoni

Executive Vice President of Story and Franchise Development,
Blizzard Entertainment

Mark van Ryswyk

Executive Vice President of Studios, Glu Mobile

Mike Lucero

Director Product Management, Gaming, Samsung

Mike Vorhaus

CEO,
Vorhaus Advisors

Morgan Kruger

COO, MWM Universe

Ned Sherman

Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Nick Barrionuevo

Gaming Partnerships Lead, Samsung Ads

Olivia Friedlander

VP of Operations, Maestro

Phil Sanderson

Managing Director, Griffin Gaming Partners

Ryan Maloney

Industry Manager, Facebook Gaming

Sam Englebardt

Managing Partner, Galaxy Interactive

Scott Rupp

Founding General Partner, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

Shanti Bergel

Managing Director, Transcend

Shara Senderoff

President, Raised in Space

Soojeong Song

Gaming Vertical Lead, Google

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LA GAMES CONFERENCE

LA Games Conference is a high-end favorite among game, media, and investment leaders for the high energy, focused environment for networking, meetings, and deal-making. The event is a local, targeted gathering of 350+ executives in the digital and gaming space. Back by popular demand is XR @ LA Games Conference: Take a deep dive into immersive tech and experiences. 2021 topics include XR, Esports, Global Markets, Hollywood & Games, and more.

WHAT IS LA GAMES?

Each year, the most influential decision-makers in the gaming industry gather at Digital Media Wire’s annual LA Games Conference to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment. The 16th annual LA Games Conference will be held Spring 2021 at the iconic W Hollywood Hotel. 

CONFERENCE FORMAT

LA Games Conference features 3 tracks with fireside chats, roundtables, panels, and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing, and monetization. The event brings together many of the elite in the industry for top sessions and power networking. 

LAGC Past Speakers Included:

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Barry Cottle

CEO, Scientific Games Interactive
(formerly Chief Revenue Officer, Zynga)

Ben Feder

President, International Partnerships (North America), Tencent Games
(formerly CEO Take-Two Interactive)

Bernard Kim

President of Publishing,
Zynga

Bonnka Lim

VP of Content Marketing & Partnerships,
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Chris DeWolfe

CEO and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Chris Heatherly

Former EVP Games and Digital Platforms,
NBCUniversal

Chris Hopper

Head of Esports for North America,
Riot Games

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,
Wargaming

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer,
Roblox

Dan Murray

President,
Skybound Interactive

Dane Smith

VP,
The Third Floor

David Perry

CEO & Co-Founder, VYRL.co
(formerly CEO, Gaikai, Acquired by Sony)

David Roberts

SVP, GM PopCap, Electronic Arts
(formerly CEO, PopCap Games- Acquired by EA)

Frank Gibeau

CEO, Zynga
(formerly President, EA Labels, Electronic Arts)

Glenn Walcott

President - Double Down Interactive (acquired by IGT)

Jake Zim

SVP, Virtual Reality,
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Javier Ferreira

Co-CEO,
Scopely

Jeonghee Jin

CEO,
Pearl Abyss America

Joanna Popper

Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment,
HP

John Pleasants

CEO, Brava Home Inc.
(formerly CEO, Playdom- acquired by Disney)

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound;
Venture Partner, Greycroft

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder,
Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Anastas

CMO, ONE Championship and ONE Esports

Josh Swartz

Chief Operating Officer,
Popdog, Inc.

Josh Yguado

President and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Kent Wakeford

Co-Founder & Vice Chairman,
Gen.G

Kristian Segerstrale

CEO, Super Evil Megacorp
(formerly Supercell Investor/Past Board Member; Playfish (now EA) & Glu Mobile Co-Founder)

Lars Buttler

Co-Founder & CEO, AI Foundation
(formerly CEO, Trion Worlds)

Lisa Anderson

SVP, Studio Operations,
Jam City

Lydia Bottegoni

Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development,
Blizzard Entertainment

Mikko Setala

EVP, Rovio Entertainment Ltd. (formerly President - Rovio Animation Company)

Min Kim

Co-Founder, Bonfire Studios
(formerly CEO, Nexon America)

Mitch Lasky

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

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder,
TRIPP

Nicole Pike

Managing Director,
Nielsen Esports

Owen Mahoney

CEO,
Nexon

Randy Shaffer

Senior Sales Director U.S.- Xbox, Verizon Media
(formerly West & Central Region Sales Director, Xbox Advertising - Microsoft)

Richard Marks

Research Fellow,
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Rick Phillips

President,
Publishing and Licensing,
FoxNext Games

Rishi Chadha

Head of Gaming,
Twitter

Rob Pardo

Design and Operations, Bonfire Studios
(formerly Game Designer/Former CCO - Blizzard Entertainment)

Sarah Fuchs

Vice President & General Manager,
Glu Mobile

Stephanie Chan

Reporter,
VentureBeat

Taewon Yun

General Manager, Global Publishing,
Super Evil Megacorp

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist,
Paramount Pictures

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Executive Officer,
ESL North America

Tickets

Early Bird Registration
449.00 USD

Includes access to ALL Speaker Sessions–including Breakouts & Keynotes, plus access to the Official Cocktail Party

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1 Pass + Exhibit Table
1,000.00 USD

Includes:

1- Conference pass with Access to All Speaker Sessions
(Including Breakouts and Keynotes)

1- 6’x30″ Exhibit Table

Access to the Official Cocktail Party

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VIP Early Bird
899.00 USD

Includes access to ALL Speaker Sessions–including Breakouts & Keynotes,  VIP lunch, VIP dinner, plus access to the Official Cocktail Party

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Location

W Hollywood Hotel
6250 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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