VIP/Speakers Luncheon (invite-only)

PANEL: The Opportunity of eSports for Brands, Agencies & Marketers

This panel will discuss best of brand activations of eSports teams, leagues, competitive gamers and streamers. What is the opportunity for brands, agencies and marketers?

Mark Leathem, HyperX General Manager, HyperX
• Mike Lee, Head of Partnerships, Everyday Influencers/Press X
• Imari Oliver, Vice President, Sales and Global Partnerships, Esports, WME | IMG
• Bill Young, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Sponsorships, eSports, Twitch
Moderator: Jacob Carlson, Digital Media Strategist- Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital

PANEL: Creativity Rules: Making Successful Games for Mobile Platforms

This panel will discuss how to make a successful game for iOS, Android and emerging mobile platforms. How important is creativity? What are the the metrics that matter when judging product success?

Enrico D’Angelo, VP of Free-to-Play Products, Activision Publishing
Lina Chen, CEO, Nix Hydra
Margaret Wallace, CEO, Playmatics
Lisa Anderson, Vice President, Kids and Casual Games, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI)
Moderator: Cynthia Woll, Creative Consultant, Game Design and Production

PANEL: Virtual and Augmented Reality for Games & Entertainment

This panel of VR and AR leaders will discuss the latest developments for games and entertainment. The panel will focus on what is available in the market today. What are the available apps, content, devices, and head gear?  What is the current state of consumer adoption?

Brooks Brown, Global Director VR, Starbreeze Studios
Christine Lee,
VP and GM, Global Business Development, Immersv
Jamil Moledina, Games Strategic Lead, Google Play
Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore
Nanea Reeves, CEO & Co-Founder, TRIPP
Kimberly Culp, Counsel, Venable LLC