2019 Speakers

Aaron Berndtson

Head of Business Development,
FTX Games

Andrew Paradise

CEO and Co-Founder,
Skillz

Chris Early

VP of Partnerships and Revenue,
Ubisoft

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,
Wargaming

Ian Howe

CEO,
Skybound Games

Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development,
Studio71

Jesse Divnich

Vice President of Research & Strategy,
Interpret

Joanna Popper

Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment,
HP

Joe Schaeppi

CEO and Co-Founder,
12traits

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound;
Venture Partner, Greycroft

Josh Burns

Founder,
DigitalDevConnect

Josh Swartz

Chief Operating Officer,
Popdog, Inc.

Kimberly Culp

Director,
Carr McClellan P.C.

Lester Chen

Head of Gaming, Americas,
YouTube

Matt Edelman

Chief Commercial Officer,
Super League Gaming

Matt McMahon

Senior Vice President of Business Development,
Seriously

Minard Hamilton

Managing Partner,
Driver Ventures

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder,
TRIPP

Stan Kwon

Vice President,
PSB Research

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist,
Paramount Pictures

William Quigley

CEO,
Clearstone Ventures, OPSkins, and WAX

Past Keynotes & Fireside Chat Speakers Included

Allen DeBevoise

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

Ashley Esquesda

Senior Editor,
CNET

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

Chris DeWolfe

CEO and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer
Roblox

Dan Murray

President,
Skybound Interactive

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)

John Pleasants

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

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder,
Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Anastas

Chief Marketing Officer, LiveXLive & Slacker Radio (formerly Vice President, Global Brand Marketing, Head of Digital and Social Marketing - Activision)

Josh Yguado

President and Co-Founder,
Jam City

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)

Mikko Setala

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

Min Kim

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

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

Rob Pardo

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

Stephanie Chan

Reporter,
VentureBeat

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist,
Paramount Pictures

Tony Bartel

Former COO, Gamestop
(formerly President, Gamestop)

Past Speakers Included

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Bin Jeong

CEO,
Pinkfong USA

Chris Heatherly

EVP Games and Digital Platforms,
NBCUniversal

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,
Wargaming

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer
Roblox

Glenn Walcott

President - Double Down Interactive (acquired by IGT)

Joanna Popper

Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment,
HP

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

Lisa Anderson

Vice President, Games,
The Walt Disney Company

Lydia Bottegoni

Senior Vice President of Story and Franchise Development,
Blizzard Entertainment

Mitch Lasky

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

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder,
TRIPP

Owen Mahoney

CEO,
Nexon

Rick Phillips

President,
Publishing and Licensing,
FoxNext Games

Rishi Chadha

Head of Gaming,
Twitter

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Executive Officer,
ESL North America

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