2020 LAGC Select Speakers

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,

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Carlos Alimurung

CEO, ONE Esports

Chris Early

VP of Partnerships and Revenue,

Chris Enock

VP of Publishing,
Riot Games

Chris Gillette

VP, Media, Liquid Advertising

Chris Heatherly

Former EVP Games and Digital Platforms,

Chris Hewish

President, Xsolla

Chris Petrovic

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

Chris Younger

President and Principal,

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,

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,

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

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

Past Keynotes & Fireside Chat Speakers Included

Allen DeBevoise

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

Ashley Esquesda

Senior Editor,

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,

Bonnka Lim

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

Chris DeWolfe

CEO and Co-Founder,
Jam City

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer,

Dan Murray

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)

Jennifer Dill

Senior Director of Global Business Operations, esports,
Turner Sports

John Pleasants

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

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder,
Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Anastas

CMO, ONE Championship and ONE Esports

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)

Owen Mahoney


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

Rikard Steiber

Former President, Viveport,
HTC Vive

Rob Pardo

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

Stephanie Chan


Ted Schilowitz

Paramount Pictures

Tony Bartel

Former COO, Gamestop
(formerly President, Gamestop)

Past Speakers Included

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Bin Jeong

Pinkfong USA

Chris Heatherly

Former EVP Games and Digital Platforms,

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer,

Glenn Walcott

President - Double Down Interactive (acquired by IGT)

Joanna Popper

Global Lead, Virtual Reality Location Based Entertainment,

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

Lisa Anderson

SVP, Studio Operations,
Jam City

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,

Owen Mahoney


Rick Phillips

Publishing and Licensing,
FoxNext Games

Rishi Chadha

Head of Gaming,

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Executive Officer,
ESL North America

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