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LA Games Conference 2017

Digital Media Wire

Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 8:59 AM to 8:59 AM (PST)

LA Games Conference 2017

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Los Angeles Games Conference

May 9, 2018 | W Hotel Hollywood

On May 9, 2018 join the most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry at Digital Media Wire's Annual LA Games Conference to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment!

As LA's local games event, LA Games Conference brings together LA's dynamic community of developers and game leaders for meaningful networking and meetings at the center of Silicon Beach and Hollywood.  The event is held at the iconic W Hollywood and features fireside chats, roundtables, panels and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing and monetization and plenty of networking opportunities with many of the elite in the industry

2018 LA Games Conference Agenda:

  • View from the Top: The State of the Game Industry
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality for Games & Entertainment
  • Monetizing Games Through Free-to-Play
  • The Opportunity of eSports for Brands, Agencies & Marketers
  • Creativity Rules Making Successful Games for Mobile Platforms
  • Game Industry Leadership Roundtable
  • Mobile Games: Strategies for Cost-Effective User Acquisition
  • Hollywood & Games
  • The Power of Influence: Influencer Marketing & User Acquisition
  • Winning In China: Finding Success in the Chinese Market
  • The Video Ecosystem for Games & Game-Related Content
  • Legal Issues for Games Businesses
  • The Future of eSports


More speakers to be announced.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Peter Akemann, President, Skydance Interactive
  • Lisa Anderson, Vice President, Kids & Casual Games, Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media
  • Brooks Brown, Global Director VR, Starbreeze Studios
  • Josh Burns, Gaming Industry Consultant
  • Brent Bushnell, CEO, Two Bit Circus
  • Michael Cai, SVP Research, Video Games & Technology, Interpret
  • Jacob Carlson, Digital Media Strategist- Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital
  • Lina Chen, Co-Founder & CEO, Nix Hydra
  • Kimberly Culp, Counsel, Venable LLP
  • Bo Daly, Co-Founder & CBO, Super Evil Megacorp
  • Enrico D’Angelo, VP of Free-to-Play Products, Activision Publishing
  • Derek Douglas, Head of the Games Department, Creative Artists Agency
  • Chris Early, Vice President of Digital Publishing, Ubisoft
  • Ashley Esqueda, Senior Editor, CNET
  • Javier Ferreira, President & COO, Scopely
  • Javon Frazier, EVP, Strategy and Business Development, Studio71
  • Isabel Gan, Director, Strategic Development and M&A, Mattel
  • Joe Gatdula, Director Integrated Marketing, DEFY Media
  • Jim Gatto, Social Media and Games Team Co-Leader, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Eric Goldberg, Managing Director, Crossover Technologies
  • Minard Hamilton, US Partner, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures
  • Chris Heatherly, EVP of Games & Digital Platforms, NBCUniversal
  • Teemu Huuhtanen, Co-Founder and CEO, Next Games
  • TQ Jefferson, Executive Producer, Skybound Interactive
  • Bin Jeong, CEO, Pinkfong USA
  • Jason Kirby, Chief Revenue Officer, LiquidSky
  • Damon Lau, Co-Founder & CEO, Everyday Influencers
  • Bruce Lazurus, CEO, Media Audits International
  • Mark Leathem, HyperX General Manager, HyperX
  • Christine Lee, Vice President, Global Business Development, Immersv VR
  • Gilbert Lee, Partner, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • Mike Lee, Head of Partnerships, Everyday Influencers/Press X
  • Ophir Lupu, Head of Video Games, United Talent Agency
  • Richard Marks, Research Fellow, Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Jamil Moledina, Games Strategic Lead, Google Play
  • Dan Murray, President, Skybound Interactive
  • Ali Nazer, Head of Global Gaming Strategy, Facebook
  • Imari Oliver, VP, Sales & Global Partnerships, Esports, WME | IMG
  • Chris Petrovic, SVP, Corporate Strategy & Development, Zynga Inc.
  • Stan Press, Managing Director, Digital & Gaming, Magid Advisors
  • Jon Radoff, Founder & CEO, Disruptor Beam
  • Nanea Reeves, CEO & Co-Founder, TRIPP
  • Steven Roberts, Executive Chairman, ESL - Turtle Entertainment
  • John Robinson, VP, Business Development, Nexon
  • Anatoly Ropotov, CEO, Game Insight
  • Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore
  • Chrissie Scelsi, U.S. General Counsel, Wargaming (USA)
  • Ned Sherman, Counsel and Director, Manatt Digital
  • Andrew Stalbow, Co-Founder & CEO, Seriously
  • Mari Takahashi, On-Camera Talent & Producer, Smosh Games, DEFY Media
  • Richard Taub, Sr. VP Broadcast & Digital Services, Media Audits International
  • Kent Wakeford, COO, Kabam
  • Margaret Wallace, CEO, Playmatics
  • Bill Wang, President, Overseas Business, 360 Games
  • Cynthia Woll, Creative Consultant, Game Design and Production
  • Sarah Xie, Manager, Mobile Apps Partnership, Google
  • Bill Young, Head of Strategic Partnerships & Sponsorships, eSports, Twitch
  • Michael Zang, Founder & CEO, Firefly Games Inc.
  • Isaac Zucca, Senior Branded Content Manager, Twitch





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When & Where

W Hollywood Hotel
6250 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 8:59 AM to 8:59 AM (PST)

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Digital Media Wire

Digital Media Wire ( is a media company that provides strategic consulting and manages marketing campaigns for digital media brands, and owns and produces industry conferences. The company also publishes daily newsletters and operates the popular news and community portal. The company produces conferences and events in four media verticals: games, music, video and advertising. DMW's portfolio includes: Digital Entertainment World (an IDG World Expo joint venture), NYME:  NY Media Festival (formerly DMW Week NYC) and LA Games Conference. Participants include entrepreneurs and senior decision-makers at leading media, entertainment and technology companies, investors, advertisers, policy-makers and legal professionals. DMW has one of the largest and most engaged and senior-level communities in the digital media industry.

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