Gree International Entertainment
Andrew Sheppard CEO at Gree International Entertainment
Andrew Sheppard is the CEO of GREE Interactive Entertainment (GIE). Prior to joining GREE, Sheppard spent five years working at Kabam, where he helped build and scale what was a 30-person startup to what is today a global leader in free-to-play mobile games. In total, Sheppard has $2b in F2P revenue experience across 60 PC, web and mobile games.
CEO, Gree International Entertainment
Debbie Bestwick CEO at Team17
Debbie Bestwick is co-counder and CEO of award-winning games developer and international games label, Team17. Team17 is able to share 26 years of knowledge and expertise on the very competitive games market of today. Debbie Bestwick has received an MBE for services to the video games industry and was awarded Businesswoman of the Year in the 2016 Women in Games Awards.
Baris Ozistek CEO at Netmarble EMEA
Barış Ozistek is the CEO of Netmarble EMEA and board member of “StartersHub”, the largest acceleration program that supports Startups in the region. Mr. Ozistek has also acted as the President of Turkish Digital Games Federation and actually a board member of TBV (Turkish Information Technologies Foundation)
CEO, Netmarble EMEA
Gree International Entertainment
Shanti Bergel SVP of Business & Corporate Development at Gree International Entertainment
Mr. Shanti Bergel is Senior VP of Business & Corporate Development at GREE where he leads investments, acquisitions and strategic partnerships. With over 20 years of industry experience, he is recognized as an expert on freemium monetization and digital distribution. Prior to GREE, Mr. Bergel oversaw publishing, international and corporate development at Playfish.
SVP of Business & Corporate Development, Gree International Entertainment
Kai Bolik CEO & Co-Founder at GameDuell
Kai Bolik is CEO and co-founder of GameDuell. As a serial entrepreneur, he contributes the strategic vision and management experience that has made GameDuell one of the largest casual games communities in the Western world. GameDuell focuses on cross-platform card and board games such as the successful Belote.com and Grand Gin Rummy franchises.
CEO & Co-Founder, GameDuell
Michael Chang SVP Corporate Development at NCSoft West
Michael Chang is SVP Corporate Development for NCSoft West, heading up investment and acquisition for the company. Michael currently represents NCSOFT on the board of This Game Studio in Vancouver. He previously led Electronic Arts' acquisition/investment activity in F2P mobile and PC gaming, including the acquisitions of Bight Games, KlickNation, and ESN.
SVP Corporate Development, NCSoft West
Chet Faliszek Writer & VR Evangelist at Valve Corporation
bio coming soon...
Writer & VR Evangelist, Valve Corporation
Noah Falstein Chief Game Designer at Google
A professional game developer since 1980, Falstein was one of the first ten employees at LucasArts Entertainment, The 3DO Company, and Dreamworks Interactive, then founded The Inspiracy, and has Chaired the IGDA. At Google he contributes to game projects across the company, particularly in VR/AR.
Chief Game Designer, Google
WHOW Games GmbH
Heiko Hubertz Founder & CEO at WHOW Games GmbH
Heiko Hubertz is the founder of Bigpoint GmbH, a company ranked among the Top 5 developers and publishers of browser and online games. His acute entrepreneurial skills have also been placed on display in the past as Hubertz is the founder and CEO of both AASP GmbH and Coolspot AG. Currently he is founder and CEO of WHOW Games – a social casino company.
Founder & CEO, WHOW Games GmbH
Stephen Jarrett VP of Game Design at King
As well as elevating game design, narrative and creative direction across King’s studios, Stephen overlooks a team of 95 Game and Level designers. With over 19 years of Game design experience; covering console, handheld, MMORPG and Mobile, Stephen has worked for companies such as Nickelodeon, Sony, THQ, Namco, and Disney/Pixar.
VP of Game Design, King
Brett Leonard Co-Founder & Director at Virtuosity Entertainment
For over 25 years, Brett Leonard has been at the forefront of the digital media revolution. He was director / writer of Lawnmower Man, which introduced VR concepts to pop-culture, and he pioneered techniques / CGI in IMAX 3D film T-Rex. Brett’s work always pushes the edge of innovation. He is now focused on interactive narrative entertainment for VR / AR.
Co-Founder & Director, Virtuosity Entertainment
Gamevil Europe GmbH
David Mohr General Manager at Gamevil Europe GmbH
Based in Berlin, Germany, David is currently building business development and live operations for GAMEVIL in Europe. An industry veteran of 15 years, he has a solid background in gaming journalism and management. He has previously worked at businesses such as Cybermedia, Heinrich Bauer Publishing, ProSiebenSat.1 and GameGenetics.
General Manager, Gamevil Europe GmbH
Tung Nguyen CEO at Spil Games
bio coming soon...
CEO, Spil Games
The Venture Reality Fund
Marco Demiroz Co-Founder & General Partner at The Venture Reality Fund
Mr. DeMiroz is co-founder and general partner of the Venture Reality Fund. He has experience in executive roles with leading tech companies and global investments. He was a managing director of Evolution Media Partners and led its investment in Jaunt VR where he currently serves as a board observer. He is also a board member at mobile marketing company Swrve.
Co-Founder & General Partner, The Venture Reality Fund
Ekaterina Gianelli Investment Director at Inventure
Ekaterina is an Investment Director at Inventure, a Nordic venture capital firm. Prior to joining Inventure, Ekaterina has been involved in scaling several innovative companies, including a service design consultancy Fjord (acquired by Accenture Interactive) and an adtech startup Kiosked. Her passion lies in solving consumers' problems with design & technology.
Investment Director, Inventure
Michael Metzger SVP at Houlihan Lokey
Michael is a senior vice president at Houlihan Lokey and provides M&A/financing services to media and tech companies. Previously, he was a principal at MESA Global, co-founder/principal at Covert & Co. and a vice president at New Century Capital Partners. He advised Yahoo’s Mobile Marketing and Advertising group and held senior positions at AT&T, IBM and Mindspeed.
SVP, Houlihan Lokey
Masaru Nogi Ohnogi Head of Global BD at gumi
Nogi is head of Global Business Development at gumi Inc., one of Japan's leading mobile gaming companies. gumi founded The Venture Reality Fund with general partners in Silicon Valley which focuses on VR startups in Asia. Nogi is a 15-year veteran of international business and has been instrumental to the acceleration of gumi's overseas business.
Masaru Nogi Ohnogi
Head of Global BD, gumi
Fast Travel Games
Oskar Burman CEO at Fast Travel Games
Making his mark more than 20 years ago by co-founding one of the very first game developers in Sweden (UDS), Oskar most recently moved on from leading the team behind the wildly successful Angry Birds 2 to form his dream job in the role of CEO of new VR games studio, Fast Travel Games. In 2012, Oskar launched the Stockholm office of Rovio as General Manager.
CEO, Fast Travel Games
Jamie Cason Executive Producer at Miniclip
Jamie Cason has 15 years of interactive entertainment experience focused on developing and managing awesome games-as-service products across online, mobile and tablet platforms. Jamie has served for 5 years as an executive producer at Miniclip working with internal teams and external developers to find fun for players and profit for the company.
Executive Producer, Miniclip
Juergen Goeldner Owner at Fidius Trust
bio coming soon...
Owner, Fidius Trust
Petri Ikonen Creative Director at Electronic Arts
Petri Ikonen is Creative Director at tracktwenty, EA’s mobile studio in Helsinki. Petri is a game designer and producer with more than 13 years of experience in games. He holds degrees in new media and drama from the University of Art & Design Helsinki and University of Tampere. Petri has also worked in theater and TV as an actor, director and scriptwriter.
Creative Director, Electronic Arts
Klaas Kersting CEO & Founder at flaregames
Klaas Kersting is CEO and founder of flaregames. He has been a gaming enthusiast for as long as he can remember. Before founding flaregames he founded Gameforge, which he grew to more than 500 employees and 130M EUR revenue from 2003 to 2010. He's won a number of international business awards and is a business angel and early stage investor.
CEO & Founder, flaregames
Mohamed Fadl Head of Global eSports at Wargaming.net
Mohamed Fadl is head of global eSports at Wargaming and has molded World of Tanks into one of the top eSports games within the industry. Starting his career as Wargaming’s director of community for Europe, he now oversees the global development and evolution of the Wargaming.net eSports League. Previously, Mohamed held positions at Blizzard and NCSoft.
Head of Global eSports, Wargaming.net
Riana McKeith Art Director at Wooga
Riana McKeith is art director at Berlin-based mobile developer Wooga. She heads the art team of Wooga’s internal Arcade Studio, which focuses on the development of mobile puzzle games. In her role she oversees visual development of three projects and acts as art lead for FUTURAMA: Game of Drones, a match-4 puzzler launched in 2016 that tells a new FUTURAMA story.
Art Director, Wooga
Jana Palm Managing Director at Stugan
Jana Palm is the General Manager of Stugan, a games accelerator in the Swedish woods. She has been there from the beginning and helped build this unique project, which brings together talented game developers and lets them work on their projects in an isolated place. Jana is frequently a judge in game dev competitions such as Indie Prize, IMGA, SGA and others.
Managing Director, Stugan
Tommy Palm CEO at Resolution Games
While he’s known for shepherding Candy Crush Saga to mobile, Tommy Palm’s success story stretches back to the 1980s when he began programming games for the Commodore 64. Between then and the success of King’s bestseller, Palm has founded five companies, including Resolution Games – a development studio with an eye on creating VR games everyone can enjoy.
CEO, Resolution Games
Wilhelm Taht Executive Vice President Games at Rovio Entertainment
Wilhelm Taht, executive vice president games @ Rovio, is an experienced business executive within online, mobile and social media. He has worked in the mobile games industry for over 10 years in sales, marketing, product and general management roles. Wilhelm has also advised several startups in the games, media and music spaces.
Executive Vice President Games, Rovio Entertainment
I Teut You So
Teut Weidemann Originator at I Teut You So
Teut Weidemann is a senior online games specialist and consults companies in the F2P space. He was a part of the team who created browser game of the year The Settlers Online. Teut has been working in games since the 1980s and has shipped over 100 titles on multiple platforms. Teut currently works as a consultant to help gaming companies achieve online success.
Originator, I Teut You So
Paul Chen Chief Content Officer at Reality Games
Paul currently works as a tech evangelist and content manager for Reality Games. Was writing articles for a website run by the Polish government promoting tech-based entrepreneurial activities in Poland as well as managing a blog about the Startup Ecosystem in CEE region.
Chief Content Officer, Reality Games
Leonard Frankel Co-Founder & CEO at ClanPlay
Leonard is the CEO of ClanPlay, a messaging app for awesome gamers that synchronizes with the chat inside games. Before establishing ClanPlay, Leonard served as the VP Biz Dev at Plarium, one of the leading mobile strategy games developers. In off times he plays CCGs, practices yoga and eats hummus.
Co-Founder & CEO, ClanPlay
Barbara Medvedieva Product Owner at Murka
By combining a technical background and organizational skills, Barbara Medvedeva successfully manages multi-functional teams at Murka. She knows how to scale teams without losing efficient communication between members.
Product Owner, Murka
Ryan Chaply Esports Program Manager at Twitch
Ryan Chaply is the Esports Program Manager at Twitch, managing mobile esports and partnerships including Vainglory. Prior to Twitch, Ryan was the Program Manager of Age of Empires at Microsoft where he lead production and third party PC digital distribution with Valve, GameStop, EA, and more.
Esports Program Manager, Twitch
Todd English Co-Founder & CEO at Studio49
Todd is currently the CEO of Studio49, a newly formed, Berlin-based, games studio. Todd has a reputation for balancing creative whimsy and operational execution to create profitable franchises. Prior to Studio49 Todd was studio director for PopCap, Electronic Arts and GameDuell. Todd has rehabilitated studios in China, Japan, Europe and North America.
Co-Founder & CEO, Studio49
Video Game Journalist
Will Freeman Freelance at Video Game Journalist
Will Freeman is a freelance video game journalist, with 10 years behind him contributing to titles including The Guardian, Edge, Eurogamer and Develop. Will equally serves as a games consultant, events producer, mentor, researcher and script editor. And he still prefers the arcade to home gaming.
Freelance, Video Game Journalist
Michael Fuller VP Global Digital Business Development at Hasbro
bio coming soon...
VP Global Digital Business Development, Hasbro
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Adam Krejcik Principal at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Adam Krejcik is a partner at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC – a boutique research and consulting firm that follows the digital and interactive gaming industry. Mr. Krejcik has over a decade of equity research experience primarily covering the global interactive entertainment industry.
Principal, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Stephanie Llamas Director, Research and Insights at SuperData
Stephanie Llamas is Director of Research & Insights at SuperData Research where she heads VR/AR strategy and oversees research design and methodology. SuperData is the leading provider of digital games research, collecting transaction data from 78 million paying digital gamers worldwide.
Director, Research and Insights, SuperData
Barry O'Neill CEO at StoryToys
Barry has been making and financing games for 15 years. Formerly president of Namco Bandai Networks Europe and co-founder of Upstart Games, Barry is an advisor to the Tesseract Interactive SEIS fund, a leading UK source of finance for indie game studios. By day, Barry is the CEO of StoryToys, the acclaimed developer and publisher of children’s edutainment content.
Tom Sanocki Founder & CEO at Limitless
Tom Sanocki is the CEO and Founder of Limitless Ltd, a platform for creating interactive VR characters such as Gary the Gull. Tom spent 11 years as a Character Lead at Pixar, where he built characters & technology on 7 films from Finding Nemo through Good Dinosaur, filed 5 patents, and won a Visual Effects Society award for Mater in Cars.
Founder & CEO, Limitless
Michael Schade CEO at ROCKFISH Games
Michael co-founded independent PC and console games studio ROCKFISH Games in Hamburg. With his former team behind the critically acclaimed Galaxy on Fire series on board, he ran a crowdfunding campaign for EVERSPACE which netted over $600K. Prior to that, Michael has spearheaded 3D mobile gaming for almost a decade as CEO and co-founder of FISHLABS Entertainment.
CEO, ROCKFISH Games
Clark Stacey Co-Founder & CEO at WildWorks
Clark Stacey is the co-founder and CEO of WildWorks, a US and Amsterdam-based developer of games for kids. WildWorks’ flagship IP Animal Jam has since grown to become the largest online social network for kids in the world; branching in 2016 into toys, consumer products and other media.
Co-Founder & CEO, WildWorks
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Al Thomas Managing Director of Product Consulting at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Al Thomas is an accomplished casino game developer in brick and mortar casino games as well as free-to-play social/mobile slots. He has designed slot machines for over 25 years and has games in the Slot Player/Casino Journal hall of fame. He is credited as one of the early industry veterans who brought interactive and entertaining bonus games to slot machines.
Managing Director of Product Consulting, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC
Ben Topkins General Manager, SF at Elex/180 West
Ben Topkins is the GM of Elex’s office in San Francisco, which handles market planning for the Americas as well as some international partner relationships. Before returning to the US, Ben spent a year at the Elex HQ in Beijing. He previously worked for Kabam as Product Lead for Kingdoms of Camelot.
General Manager, SF, Elex/180 West
Robby Yung CEO at Animoca Brands
bio coming soon...
CEO, Animoca Brands
Yuli Zhao Vice President of Corporate BD at Youzu Interactive
Yuli Zhao is Vice President of Corporate BD for Youzu Interactive. Yuli has multiple years of experience in the games industry and has served as strategic partner to many top game companies, including EA, King.com, Ubisoft, Gameloft, Bandai Namco, Capcom, Nexon, etc. Before joining Youzu, Yuli helped set up the global business for game department for Qihoo 360.
Vice President of Corporate BD, Youzu Interactive
Eldad Ben Tora CRO & Co-Founder at KIDOZ
Co-founder & CRO at KIDOZ, Eldad is in charge of company’s revenues, marketing and business development, working with various partners to address the booming market of kids on mobile devices. Prior to KIDOZ, Eldad served as General Manager at Bluesnap (Plimus) sold to Great Hill Partners.
Eldad Ben Tora
CRO & Co-Founder, KIDOZ
Melissa Blau Director at iGaming Capital
Melissa Blau has been in the internet gaming sector for over 10 years as both an operator and advisor. She is currently the founder and director of iGaming Capital, a leading iGaming consulting and advisory company. Clients include regulators, casino operators and suppliers. Prior to gaming, Melissa co-managed a $450m MediaTech Venture Capital Fund.
Director, iGaming Capital
Signia Venture Partners
James Kosta Operating Partner at Signia Venture Partners
Prior to joining Signia Venture Partners and negotiating the sale of Idle Games to GSN, James Kosta was the founder and CEO of 3G Studios. He has over 25 years of experience in the tech and video game industries and has created games on multiple platforms. Since 2010, James has been creating games for the casino market alongside the industry's largest developers.
Operating Partner, Signia Venture Partners
Peter Warman CEO & Co-Founder at Newzoo
Peter Warman is CEO and co-founder of Newzoo, the games market research and consulting firm, servicing clients across all game business models and continents, such as Valve, Microsoft, EA, Wizards of the Coast, Nvidia, Plantronics and Changyou. Previously, he was responsible for sales and business development at LBi and internet development at Reed Business.
CEO & Co-Founder, Newzoo
Thomas Andreasen Founder & CGO at Playlab
Thomas Andreasen is the Founder and CGO of Playlab, a social mobile game developer and publisher dominating Southeast Asia. He has spoken at many game conferences across SEA detailing Playlab's marketing and analytics – including Casual Connect, GDC, GMGC and MGF. Additionally he has, via M&A and talent acquisitions, grown Playlab from 20 to 100+ employees.
Founder & CGO, Playlab
Katie Goode Creative Director at Triangular Pixels
Katie Goode is creative director of games studio Triangular Pixels. She is one of the key members of the UK VR community and is at the forefront of VR game design according to The Guardian. Having worked in VR and AR since 2012, Katie has been described as a VR pioneer by pushing the technology forward – as seen in her game Unseen Diplomacy.
Creative Director, Triangular Pixels
Blaine Graboyes CEO at GameCo
bio coming soon...
Matthew Handrahan European Deputy Editor at Gamesindustry.biz
bio coming soon...
European Deputy Editor, Gamesindustry.biz
Kish Hirani Consultant at Games Industry
Kish has spent 20 years in the games industry and started as an engineer, swiftly attaining tech director or equivalent roles at studios and publishers. He moved to platform holders, starting with Microsoft then settling at Sony as Head of Dev Services. Currently, Kish is a consultant in the games industry as well as the chair of UK advocacy group BAME in Games.
Consultant, Games Industry
Kenny Huang CEO at BlueBat Games
Bio coming soon...
CEO, BlueBat Games
Daniel Kajouie Founder at Imperus
Mr. Kajouie is the founder of IMPERUS Technologies Corp. Through Imperus, Mr. Kajouie has been responsible for the successful acquisitions of Vast Studios, Diwip Ltd and Akamon. Mr. Kajouie is frequently consulted by industry leaders and gaming publications. His work has been published by numerous outlets and he is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Matthew Leopold Director of Business Development at Yodo1 Games
Matthew is the Director of Business Development for Yodo1. Based in Beijing, Matthew’s five years of experience working for Chinese tech companies has earned him a unique understanding of the nuances that separate Chinese and global business cultures and the ability to overcome these challenges and forge long-lasting successful partnerships.
Director of Business Development, Yodo1 Games
Darion Lowenstein CMO at Gamblit Gaming
As CMO for Gamblit Gaming, Darion oversees marketing and publishing efforts for the company’s arcade style real money games for mobile and its upcoming hardware launch in casinos. A 20-year industry veteran, Darion has produced / directed some of the biggest video games in the industry at companies like Electronic Arts, Activision, Rockstar Games and Scopely.
CMO, Gamblit Gaming
Seth Schachner Managing Director at Strat Americas
Seth Schachner, managing director for Strat Americas, has held many senior leadership roles with his international background at Liberty Media, Viacom, AOL and Sony Music. He’s an active blogger for VentureBeat and Huffington Post and Chairman of Florida's Film & Entertainment Advisory Council.
Managing Director, Strat Americas
My Town Games
Daniel Sonnenfeld Co-Founder at My Town Games
Daniel Sonnenfeld is the Co-Founder of My Town games, a very successful developer & publisher of mobile children games. For the past 15 years he has worked with various web and mobile startups both as an entrepreneur and as a recognized expert adviser for marketing and strategic business developer.
Co-Founder, My Town Games
Jiannis Sotiropoulos Co-Founder at Honig Studios
bio coming soon...
Co-Founder, Honig Studios
Vera Velichko CEO & Art Director at Owl Studio
During Vera’s career she has done game art, project management and art direction. She started her own company 2 years ago and successfully released “your game name”. Now, Vera and her talented art team develop their own projects and provide a broad range of outsourcing services for different companies.
CEO & Art Director, Owl Studio
The Little Big Partnership
Maurice Wheeler Founder and Strategy Partner at The Little Big Partnership
As Founder and Strategy Partner at The Little Big Partnership, Maurice Wheeler has spent the last 18 years looking at how children engage with the world. This research has helped him develop audience lead strategies for clients including Disney, Google, Lego, The Premier League, Oxfam and the BBC.
Founder and Strategy Partner, The Little Big Partnership
Golden Rat Studios
George Zaloom Co-Founder at Golden Rat Studios
George Zaloom is the co-founder and president of Golden Rat Studios, a Los Angeles, California-based studio creating games exclusively for the APAC market. Of recent, Zaloom co-founded and launched USA-based studios for two major Korean gaming companies: Nexon/Rushmo and NHN. Prior to that he ran the GoPlay game distribution service.
Co-Founder, Golden Rat Studios
The Arsenal Agency
Caspar Gray Developer Representation at The Arsenal Agency
Caspar worked for over a decade as an acquisitions point man at major publishers Eidos and Square Enix. While sourcing original content and matching internal concepts to development teams, he met 1500+ developers and assessed 3500+ games. In 2013 he began putting his experience of negotiation and pitching at the disposal of independent developers.
Developer Representation, The Arsenal Agency
Jeff Hilbert CEO at Starting Point
Jeff Hilbert is internationally recognized as one the top executives in the game industry focused on the independent developer space for over 20 years – securing in excess of $650M in funding for game studios. Jeff recently founded Starting Point, which focuses on increasing enterprise value of studios though investment, funding and strategic relationships.
CEO, Starting Point
Old Man Productions
Guy Hasson Social Gaming Consultant at Old Man Productions
After years working at Playtech and serving as Playtika's Content Manager, Guy Hasson now serves as a social slot consultant, specializing in game popularity.
Social Gaming Consultant, Old Man Productions
Sten Laureyssens CEO at FragCity.gg
Sten Laureyssens is CEO at FragCity.gg, an esports betting platform that adds excitement to the game, and co-founding COO for Twisted Tony's, a premium limited edition cocktail brand. He is an early entrepreneur in competitive CS:GO. Sten's fervid creativity makes him very enthusiastic about disruptive technologies such as cryptocurrencies and biohacking.
Harbottle & Lewis
Daniel Tozer Partner at Harbottle & Lewis
Daniel leads the commercial technology practice at Harbottle & Lewis, with a particular focus on new technology and innovative products and services such as virtual reality, machine learning and drones. His clients range from start-ups to the largest multinational technology companies, and he advises on data, intellectual property, online and commercial issues.
Partner, Harbottle & Lewis
Shay Gabay Business Development Manager at Bidalgo
Shay leads Bidalgo's business development operations in EMEA and APAC – helping mobile advertisers to scale globally and establishing strategic partnerships to complement Bidalgo's growth. In addition, Shay managed several of the biggest gaming companies in the world and helped them grow using Facebook Marketing solutions.
Business Development Manager, Bidalgo
Caglar Eger Expert Business Development at Goodgame Studios
Caglar is responsible for analyzing emerging markets and establishing Goodgame as a market player in high-potential regions. He wears multiple hats in his role and his expertise in markets like China have led to strategic partnerships for Goodgame Studios. He is also responsible for partnerships with mobile platforms such as the iOS Store and Google Play Store.
Expert Business Development, Goodgame Studios
Virtual Arts Limited
Nizar Romdan CEO & Co-Founder at Virtual Arts Limited
Nizar Romdan is CEO and co-founder of Virtual Arts Limited – a startup in the UK specializing in developing VR content and tech. Nizar is a veteran in the gaming industry and worked at ARM for over 10 years where he was the worldwide director of Developer Relations – leading a worldwide team that worked with game developers and middleware providers.
CEO & Co-Founder, Virtual Arts Limited
Interactive Entertainment Law Group
Patrick Sweeney Founding Partner at Interactive Entertainment Law Group
Patrick Sweeney is one of the leading attorneys in the games industry, having served both as in-house and external counsel to a variety of companies in his career. In his 15+ years in the games industry, Patrick has negotiated an array of game development agreements, resulting in the commercial release of more than 250 games across all platforms and territories.
Founding Partner, Interactive Entertainment Law Group
Eric Goldberg Managing Director at Crossover Technologies
Eric is a 35-year veteran of the game, mobile, consumer internet, monetization, and edtech industries, serving in capacities ranging from game designer to executive. Since 2002, Eric is or has been a board member of, advisor or consultant to AOL, Art+Craft, AT&T Wireless, Bandai Namco, BBC Worldwide, Centerscore, Digital Chocolate, Electronic Arts and many more.
Managing Director, Crossover Technologies
Peichun Gau Partnerships & Expansion Content Manager at Casual Connect
Peichun Gau is the content manager for the Partnerships & Expansion track for Casual Connect. Please email Peichun if you would like to speak on the Partnerships & Expansion track for any of the four Casual Connect events.
Partnerships & Expansion Content Manager, Casual Connect
Lea Hester Production at Casual Connect
Lea is the production manager for Casual Connect Europe, Asia, USA and Tel Aviv. Please email her with any questions about your sponsorship.
Production, Casual Connect
Yuliya Moshkaryova Director at Indie Prize
Yuliya manages the Indie Prize Showcase which hosts over 400 development teams each year.
Director, Indie Prize
Sasha Paleeva Funding & Next Gen Content Manager at Casual Connect
Sasha is the content manager for the eSports, Business & Investment, Next Gen tracks for Casual Connect. Please email Sasha if you would like to speak on the Next Gen or Business & Investment, eSports tracks at any of the four Casual Connect events.
Funding & Next Gen Content Manager, Casual Connect
Carl Quinton Production at Casual Connect
Carl is the production director for Casual Connect Europe, Asia, USA and Tel Aviv. Please email him with any sponsorship inquiries.
Production, Casual Connect
Casey Rock Casino Content Manager at Casual Connect
Casey is the Casino content manager for Casual Connect. Please email Casey if you would like to speak on the Casino track at any of the four Casual Connect events. He is also a staff writer for Gamesauce.
Casino Content Manager, Casual Connect
Cathy Simpson Content Director at Casual Connect
Cathy is the content director for Casual Connect conferences. Please email Cathy for any questions about speaking at Casual Connect.
Content Director, Casual Connect