2017 Speakers

2017 Speakers

Ali Nazer

Head of Global Gaming Strategy, Facebook

Allen DeBevoise

Managing Partner, Third Wave Digital
(formerly CEO, Machinima)

Anatoly Ropotov

CEO, Game Insight

Andrew Paradise

CEO and Co-Founder,

Andrew Stalbow

Co-Founder & CEO,

Angela Roseboro

Chief Diversity Officer,
Riot Games

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

Bernard Kim

President of Publishing,

Bill Wang

President, Overseas Business, 360 Games

Bill Young

Head of Games,

Bin Jeong

Pinkfong USA

Bjorn Book-Larsson

VP Product + Avatars,

Bo Daly

Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Super Evil Megacorp

Bonnka Lim

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

Brandon Cubillas

Head of Industry for App Gaming,

Brent Bushnell

CEO, Two Bit Circus

Brooks Brown

Global Director of Virtual Reality, Starbreeze Studios

Bruce Lazarus

Chief Executive Officer, Media Audits International

Chris DeWolfe

CEO and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Chris Heatherly

Former EVP Games and Digital Platforms,

Chris Hewish


Chris Hewish

Executive Vice President of Interactive,
Skydance Media

Chris Petrovic

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

Chris Petrovic

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

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer,

Cynthia Woll

Creative Consultant, Game Design and Production

Damon Lau

Head of Esports,
United Talent Agency

Dan Murray

Skybound Games

David Morin

Industry Manager for Media and Entertainment, Epic Games

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)

Derek Douglas

Head of the Games Department, Creative Artists Agency

Enrico D’Angelo

VP of Free-to-Play Products, Activision Publishing

Frank Gibeau

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

Frédéric Chesnais

Atari Blockchain

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

Jaci Hays

Chief Corporate Alliance Officer,
FaZe Clan

Jacob Carlson

Digital Media Strategist- Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital

Jamil Moledina


Jason Kirby

Chief Revenue Officer, LiquidSky

Javier Ferreira


Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development,

Jesse Janosov

GM Xbox Community,

Joanna Popper

Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment,

Joe Gatdula

Director, Integrated Marketing, DEFY Media

Johannes Saam

Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

John Pleasants

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

John Riccitiello

Chief Executive Officer, Unity Technologies

John Robinson

President and COO, 100 Thieves

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder,
Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Anastas

CMO, ONE Championship and ONE Esports

Jonathan Flesher

Head of Business Development,

Josh Burns


Josh Yguado

President and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Julie Shumaker

Senior Vice President of Revenue, Unity Operate Solutions,
Unity Technologies

Kimberly Culp

Carr McClellan P.C.

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)

Lester Chen

Head of Gaming, Americas,

Lisa Anderson

SVP, Studio Operations,
Jam City

Lydia Bottegoni

Executive Vice President of Story and Franchise Development,
Blizzard Entertainment

Margaret Wallace

Director, Business Development,
Tilting Point

Mari Takahashi


Mark Leathem

HyperX General Manager, HyperX

Michael Cai


Michael Zhang

Founder & CEO, Firefly Games Inc.

Mike Lee

Head of Partnerships, Everyday Influencers/Press X

Mikko Setala

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

Minard Hamilton

Managing Partner,
Driver Ventures

Mitch Lasky

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

Morgan Kruger

COO, MWM Universe

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder,

Ned Sherman

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Ophir Lupu

Head of Video Games, United Talent Agency

Owen Mahoney


Peter Akemann

President, Skydance Interactive

Peter Letz

Agent, Digital Media - Gaming, CAA

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

Richard Taub

Sr. VP Broadcast & Digital Services Media Audits International

Rikard Steiber

Former President, Viveport,
HTC Vive

Rob Pardo

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

Samantha Ryan

Senior Vice President, Group GM, BioWare, Full Circle, Maxis, Motive,
Electronic Arts

Sarah Xie

Manager, Mobile Apps Partnership, Google

Saxs Persson

Co-Chief Creative Officer, Mojang Studios,

Shara Senderoff

Founder & Partner,
Raised in Space

Soojeong Song

Gaming Vertical Lead, Google

Stan Press

Managing Director Digital and Gaming, Magid Advisors

Stephanie Chan


Steven Roberts

Executive Chairman, ESL

Ted Schilowitz

Paramount Pictures

Teemu Huuhtanen

Co-founder & CEO, Next Games

Tinzar Sherman

CEO and Co-founder, Digital Media Wire

Tony Bartel

Former COO, Gamestop
(formerly President, Gamestop)

TQ Jefferson

Chief Product Officer,

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Executive Officer,
ESL North America

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