For Immediate Release
Over 300 Senior Decision-makers from Leading Games, Media, Connected Entertainment, and Tech Companies to Gather at Prestigious Industry Event
New York, NY (August 2012) - Digital Media Wire today announced keynote presenters, speakers and agenda for the highly anticipated NY Games Conference
(www.nygamesconference.com) to be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City on September 5.
Speakers include the following keynotes and Fireside Chats:
Adam Boyes is VP of Publisher Relations at Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA). In this role, Boyes leads publisher relations, developer relations and content acquisition, and is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with SCEA’s external development and publishing partners in North America. In addition, Boyes oversees SCEA’s Pub Fund program, working to bring unique, independent games to PlayStation platforms. He joins the keynote session at 12:40pm.
Storm8′s CEO and Co-Founder Perry Tam: It has been called “the Quiet Mobile Gaming Giant” by TechCrunch, Storm8 has under the leadership of former Facebooker Perry Tam and his growing team quickly created one of the world’s most popular catalogs of free-to-play mobile games and recently announced that the total number of downloads has reached well over 300 million.
Firesidechat with Brian Cho: The VC firm Andreessen Horowitz has raised $2.7 billion in three years since it was founded and has made significant investments in gaming companies. Brian Cho, Partner at Andreessen Horowitz will be interviewed on stage by Michael Metzger, Principal, Covert & Co. The discussion will cover the investment climate in the gaming sector, the outlook for online and mobile gaming as well as opportunities for entrepreneurs in the space.
Frank Gibeau, President, EA Labels. Gibeau leads the transformation of the company into a digital entertainment powerhouse by bringing world-class properties to all gaming platforms – Console, PC, Mobile and Social. He is responsible for product development, worldwide product management and marketing for all packaged goods and online offerings within the four EA Labels; EA SPORTS, EA Games, the Maxis Label and the BioWare Label. Mr. Gibeau’s global operation spans a dozen studio locations with more than 5,000 employees. Frank will be interviewed by Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors.
These individuals join a top caliber speaker group that includes:
Jeremy Avin, Co-Founder/CEO, Mobile Vegas Jay Baage, Event Director, NYGC Lex Bayer, GM, PlaySpan Bjorn Book-Larsson, CEO, Reloaded Games Inc. / GamersFirst Michael Cai, VP, Video Games, Interpret Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic Andrew Daines, Founder and CEO, PrePlay Joshua DeBonis, Game Designer Gene Dolgoff, Inventor of the LCD Projector and Founder, 3-D Vision Chris Donahue, formerly with Onlive Barry Dorf, Head of 3rd Party, ngmoco/DeNA Joost van Dreunen, CEO and co-founder, SuperData Matthew Evans, SVP, Nick Digital, Nickelodeon Group Josh Fraser, VP Business Development, RightScale Mark Friedler, Games, Internet Media, Advertising & Sales Executive, Worlds and Games, LLC Sam Glassenberg, CEO, Funtactix Marcus Gners, Vice President, Business Development, Stardoll Geoffrey Greenblatt, North American Gaming Director, Mindshare Christopher Griffin, Founder & CEO, Betable Brad Hargreaves, Founding Partner, General Assembly Bob Heubel, Developer Evangelist, Immersion Corporation Peter Hofstede, Game Director, SPIL Games Jesse Hull, Executive Director of Technology, Social Games, GSN Digital David Katz, Vice President, Digital Media, Starz Media Arseny Lebedev, Managing Director, Signus Labs Anders Lindeberg, Head of Investor Relations, Rovio (Angry Birds) Christopher Mahoney, Director of Emerging Platforms, PlayStation Lisa Marino, CEO, RockYou Michael Metzger, Principal, Covert & Co. Jordan Metzner, Head of Product and Partnerships, Xsolla USA Inc Nikita Mikros, Game Designer Vida Mylson, Director, East Coast Sales, Electronic Arts Mathieu Nouzareth, CEO, FreshPlanet Lon Otremba, CEO, Tylted (formerly Cellufun) Tommy Palm, Mobile Guru, King.com Brock Pierce, CEO, Playsino and Managing Director, Clearstone Global Gaming Fund Dan Porter, GM, New York, Zynga Michael Ritter, VP of Licensing & Distribution, SGN Brian Sapp, Director of Developer Partnerships, Tapjoy Jason Schreiber, CEO, Powerhead Games Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire Neal Sinno, SVP, Business Development, Arkadium Perry Tam, CEO and Co-Founder, Storm8 Wade Tinney, CEO & Co-Founder, Large Animal Games Howard Tsao, CEO, Muse Games Sujay Tyle, VP, Business Development, Scopely Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors Brian Wane, CEO, Smerc Design Christoper Weaver, Founder, Bethesda Softworks Brian Wong, Founder & CEO, Kiip Eric Zimmerman, Co-Founder & CEO, gameLab Event sponsors and media partners include IGDA, Arkadium, Xsolla, Reloaded Games, Parks Associates, SAG-AFTRA, littlebigGirl+CO, BoogarLists, Mary-Margaret Network, NYCGameIndustry.com, WIGI, NewYork-Tokyo.com, SocialRadius, MediaXP, gameindustry.com, PocketGamer.biz, ProductionHUB and TAG Strategic.
For complete agenda, registration and event details please visit: nygamesconference.com
Other prominent Digital Media Wire events include LA Games Conference, Games Summit at International CES, Future of Television, Digital Music Forum East&West, Future of Film and Digital Media Conference (Mobile and Social Entertainment Summit at CE Week). For more information, visit www.dmwmedia.com.
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