Over 400 leaders in the games and connected entertainment industries gather at the one and only annual games conference in NYC to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment.
NY Games Conference – now in its 6th year – features lively debate on timely cutting-edge business topics.
Participants include top representatives from game publishers, developers, advertising, investment firms, social networks, technology providers and content companies as well as analysts and press.
New York Games Conference - 2013 Agenda
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2013 Speakers Include:
Christopher Mahoney is the Director of Emerging Platforms at PlayStation, responsible for PlayStation® Home, PlayStation Mobile, and non-game applications. Mahoney is a 16-year veteran of technology and gaming companies having previously worked at Linden Lab as the global business development lead for Second Life. He has over 7-years experience building virtual world business models and economies, including developing PlayStation® Home’s marketplace to 16,000+ items and 200+ games. Mahoney is a published author and received his BA, Economics from Northwestern University and his MBA from Babson College, where he earned the Price-Babson Fellowship.
Neal Sinno is the Senior Vice President, Casual and Mobile Games, Arkadium, Inc. Neal Sinno brings over 14 years experience in market opportunity assessment, product development, and sales management. Prior to joining Arkadium, Neal was Vice President of Business Development at Game Trust. There he managed key relationships with partners to develop network, channel, search and advertising opportunities, and was a member of the executive team responsible for the company’s acquisition by Real Networks.
Margaret Wallace is an entrepreneur focusing on the gaming, tech and media sectors. She is CEO of Playmatics, a company dedicated to bringing rich gaming & digital media experiences to a variety of connected platforms. Located in Manhattan & San Francisco, Playmatics focuses both on branded and original IP — with an emphasis on creating refreshing and disruptive gaming experiences, many with connections to the real world.
These individuals join a top caliber speaker group that includes:
Shawn Allen, CEO/President/Game Design Director, NuChallenger
Jeff Anderson, SVP, Strategic Planning and Business Development, GSN Digital
Alan Avidan, CEO, Bees and Pollen
Jeremy Avin, Co-Founder/CEO, Mobile Vegas
Gordon Bellamy, Director of Business Development & Industry Relations, Tencent
Gregory Belmont, Managing Partner, Grand Central Holdings
Gideon Bierer, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Partis Solutions
Nick Bogovich, Executive Director, Mobile, GSN Digital
Bjorn Book-Larsson, CEO, Reloaded Games
Anthony Borquez, CEO, Grab
S. Gregory Boyd, Partner & Chairman of the Interactive Entertainment Group, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Jill Braff, Formerly EVP, Digital Commerce, HSN
Paul Brownlow, General Manager, Mobile, DoubleDown Interactive
Michael Cai, SVP, Games and Digital, Interpret
Giordano Contestabile, VP, Product Management and Revenue, Tilting Point
Greg Costikyan, Award-Winning Game Designer
Sunny Dhillon, Signia Venture Partners
Chris Donahue, VP, Global Marketing & Content, CiiNOW
Robert Gehorsam, Mentor, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator / Board of Directors, The Institute of Play
Eric Goldberg, Managing Director, Crossover Technologies
Geoffrey Greenblatt, North American Gaming Director, Mindshare
Dan Hart, Principal, Game Ball Media LLC
Tom Hess, Producer, DeNA
Tom Hessert, CEO and Co-Founder, DerbyJackpot
Zain Jaffer, CEO, Vungle
Shawn Kaplan, General Manager - Marketing, Telx
Jeffrey Kaufman, SVP, Video, Alloy Digital
Keith Kawahata, VP, Kabam Studios
Kevin King, Director of Business Development, Feed.fm
Arseny Lebedev, Co-Founder, Signus Labs
Kyu Lee, President, GAMEVIL USA
John Maffei, GM, Mobile Customer Acquisition Division, Medio
Christopher Mahoney, Director of Emerging Platforms, PlayStation
Andrew McDermott, VP, Product, Spruce Media
Joe Minton, President, Digital Development Management
Jay Moore, Head of Special Ops, The Strategery Group
Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research, Wedbush Securities
Brock Pierce, CEO, Playsino and Managing Director, Clearstone Global Gaming Fund
David Rangel, COO, Corona Labs
Don Reilley, EVP, Sales, Major League Gaming
Rich Roberts, CEO, Slingo
Jay Sampson, EVP of Global Sales and Advertising Operations, Machinima
Brian Sapp, Director of Developer Partnerships, Tapjoy
Cara Scharf, President & Founder, Fearless Media
Jill Schneiderman, VP, Games SGN
Jason Schreiber, CEO, Powerhead Games
Kristian Segerstrale, Board of Directors, Supercell / Investor / Co-Founder, Playfish (now part of EA)
Jonathan Simpson-Bint, Chief Revenue Officer, Twitch.TV
Neal Sinno, SVP, Business Development, Arkadium
Wade Tinney, CEO, Large Animal Games
Janet Tsai Gargan, Senior Advisor, Media Tech Consultant, Siemer Ventures
Joost van Dreunen, Co-Founder & CEO, SuperData Research
Rodrigo Velloso, Head of Gaming, YouTube
Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors
Margaret Wallace, CEO, Playmatics
Brian Wane, Founder & CEO, SMERC
Christopher Weaver, Founder, Bethesda Softworks, Visiting Lecturer, MIT
Chris Younger, Principal, VP of Strategy, Ayzenberg Group
more to be announced!
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