Women in Gaming Breakfast (Off Main Stage, Invite Only)


Debbie Bestwick
Team17, CEO

Debbie kickstarted her career in games back in the late 1980s working in independent games retail, before co-founding Team17 in 1990. 

Her life-long passion for games, and the people who make them, has led her and Team17 to help developers realize their creative vision, resulting in her being rewarded with an MBE in 2016 for her services to the video games industry.

Debbie continues to work closely with external studios and internally at Team17 as the company strives to encapsulate the spirit of independent games. She is a proactive mentor and role model for women across the games industry, and was recognized by the European Women in Games Conference in 2015 with an induction into the Hall of Fame.

Tiffany Xingyu Wang
Spectrum Labs, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

Tiffany Xingyu Wang is the Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer at Spectrum Labs, a contextual AI platform set to build a safer internet and keeping over 1 billion users safe online. She also co-founded Oasis Consortium, a non-profit organization that launched the first comprehensive User Safety Standards for web3.0. She sits on the Digital Safety Coalition committee at the World Economic Forum.

Tiffany Xingyu is a keynote speaker and expert at the intersection of AI and Trust & Safety. She has been featured and published in TIME, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Protocol, Digiday, and Venturebeat, to name a few. She also hosts the Brand Safety Exchange podcast, a destination for digital user safety thought leaders.

Tiffany Xingyu is an advisor and investor in blockchain and quantum computing companies. She is a venture partner at Tribe, a Singapore government-backed blockchain accelerator. She holds two USPTO patents in machine learning applications on marketing.

Previously, she led the AI product development of the Data Management Platform at Salesforce.com. Before turning into a tech enterprise leader, she was an award-winning investor across Africa, Asia, and Europe. Her accolades include the Thomson Reuters PFI Awards 2012 and 2014 and the Malaysian Greentech Award. She also advised Southeast Asian governments on investment policies. The global connections and perspectives allow her to build inclusive and diverse teams and cultures now at Oasis Consortium and Spectrum Labs.

Andrea Rene
What's Good Games, Co-founder & Host

Andrea Rene is the co-founder and host of What's Good Games, a gaming channel focused on inclusive, upbeat coverage. She has been working in games media for over 10 years with companies like IGN, Gamespot, GameTrailers, Gamestop TV, and more. You may have seen her moderating panels for publishers like Square Enix, WB Games, Private Division, and Ubisoft or onstage at events like EA PLAY, Nintendo World Championships, and Gamesbeat Summit. When she's not hosting and producing for her own brand, she guest hosts on other content like Twitch Gaming's The Weekly, Kinda Funny Games, and more.

Laura Naviaux Sturr
Amazon Games, Head of Business Operations & Player Experience