Schedule

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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Welcome from Emcee
Chris Melissinos
Chris Melissinos former Chief Gaming Officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., creator of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s “The Art of Video Games” exhibition
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Overcoming the Resistance to Blockchain Games
Witek Radomski
Witek Radomski Enjin, Co-Founder & CTO
Chris LoVerme
Chris LoVerme SpacePirate Games, CEO
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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$Meta -- The Metaverse ETF for Investing in the Internet’s Future
Matthew Ball
Matthew Ball EpyllionCo, Managing Partner
Anna Sweet
Anna Sweet Bad Robot Games, CEO
Imran Sarwar
Imran Sarwar formerly Rockstar Games, Director of Design
Jacob Navok
Jacob Navok Genvid Technologies, Co-Founder & CEO
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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Building a Diversity-Oriented Studio From the Ground Up
Don Bellenger
Don Bellenger The Beauty Cult, Game Director & Co-Founder
Carolin Krenzer
Carolin Krenzer Trailmix, CEO & Co-Founder
Theron James
Theron James Wildseed Games, CEO & Creative Director
Eve Crevoshay
Eve Crevoshay Take This, Executive Director
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A Vision of the Metaverse
Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney Epic, CEO and Founder
Christina Heller
Christina Heller Metastage, CEO
Morgan McGuire
Morgan McGuire Roblox, Chief Scientist
Jinsoo Jeon
Jinsoo Jeon SK Telecom, VP, Head of Metaverse Company
Willim Cui
Willim Cui Tencent, Vice President of Tencent Games
Patrick Cozzi
Patrick Cozzi Cesium, CEO
Rev Lebaredian
Rev Lebaredian Nvidia, VP of Simulation Technology and Omniverse Engineering
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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Paths to Monetization for Gamers Both Professional and Amateur
Brendon Kim
Brendon Kim Samsung Next, VP, Managing Director, Global Head of Investments
Austin Woolridge
Austin Woolridge Players' Lounge, Co-Founder and CEO
Doron Nir
Doron Nir StreamElements, President and Founder
Shahar​ ​Sorek
Shahar​ ​Sorek Overwolf, CMO
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Crossover Between NFT Games and Art
Jason Brink
Jason Brink Gala Games, President of Blockchain
Sarah Buxton
Sarah Buxton Gala Games, COO
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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How to Stop Cheating and Fraud in Your Games and in the Metaverse
Steeve Huin
Steeve Huin Denuvo by Irdeto, Chief Marketing Officer
Phillip Koskinas
Phillip Koskinas Riot Games, Anti-Cheat Lead
Denise Pollock
Denise Pollock Together Labs/IMVU Inc, Director, Trust & Safety
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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The Future of NFTS and Games
Yat Siu
Yat Siu Animoca Brands Outblaze, Co-Founder & Chairman Founder & CEO
John Linden
John Linden Mythical Games, CEO
Jeff Zirlin
Jeff Zirlin Sky Mavis, Co-Founder
James Zhang
James Zhang Concept Art House Fifth Era, CEO, Concept Art House Partner, Fifth Era
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Investing in the Next Major Category in Gaming: Play-To-Earn
Gabby Dizon
Gabby Dizon Yield Guild Games, Co-Founder
Piers Kicks
Piers Kicks BITKRAFT Ventures, Senior Associate
Miko Matsumura
Miko Matsumura Gumi Cryptos Capital, General Partner Gumi Ventures
Amy Wu
Amy Wu Lightspeed Venture Partners, Parnter
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Patience and Quality
Mike Frazzini
Mike Frazzini Amazon Game Studios, VP Amazon Games
Geoff Keighley
Geoff Keighley Founder, Game Awards
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No More Benchwarmers - Reimagining Mobile Sports Games
Jon Middleton
Jon Middleton Nifty Games, CEO
Peter Moore
Peter Moore Unity, SVP/GM of Sports and Live Entertainment
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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Closing Comments
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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Welcome from Emcee
Keisha Howard
Keisha Howard Sugar Gamers, Founder
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Welcome from Mike Minotti
Mike Minotti
Mike Minotti GamesBeat, Reviews Editor
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What Xbox Teaches Us Today
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Seamus Blackley PL&H, Xbox Co-Creator
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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Where Gaming Rises Next
Maria Kochmola
Maria Kochmola The Games Fund, GP and Managing Partner
Cordel Robbin-Coker
Cordel Robbin-Coker Carry1st, Co-Founder and CEO
Salone Sehgal
Salone Sehgal Lumikai, General Partner
Wanda Meloni
Wanda Meloni M2 Insights, CEO & Principal Analyst
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Why the Games Industry Needs Esports to Succeed
Mike Sepso
Mike Sepso Vindex, CEO & Co-Founder
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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New Studios, New Audiences
Anat Shperling
Anat Shperling Toya, CEO
Emily Greer
Emily Greer Double Loop Games, Founder & CEO
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How Harnessing the Power of UGC Will Enable Game Developers to Thrive
Michael Lewis
Michael Lewis Take-Two Interactive Software, VP of Direct to Consumer
Uri Marchand
Uri Marchand Overwolf, CEO & Co-Founder
Oscar Navarro
Oscar Navarro Ubisoft, VP Mergers & Acquisitions
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Getting Mainstream Adoption
Strauss Zelnick
Strauss Zelnick Take-Two, Chairman & CEO
Mike Vorhaus
Mike Vorhaus Vorhaus Advisors
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Social Impact Through Games
David Washington
David Washington HiDef, Founder, Chief Impact Officer
Jessica Lindl
Jessica Lindl Unity, Vice President of Social Impact
Stanley Pierre-Louis
Stanley Pierre-Louis Entertainment Software Association, CEO
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Adapting to the Boom in Gaming
Sarah Bond
Sarah Bond Microsoft, Corporate Vice President / Xbox
Nick Tuosto
Nick Tuosto LionTree, Managing Director
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Breaking the Myths of Crypto, NFTS, and Blockchain
David Kim
David Kim wdny.io, VP of Business Development and Marketing
Mitch Zamara
Mitch Zamara Million on Mars, Lead Game Designer
Jon Radoff
Jon Radoff Beamable, CEO
Amy Jo Kim
Amy Jo Kim Game Thinking, Founder & CEO
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Roundtable: Perfecting the Pipeline: Why Outsourcing Is Here to Stay
Tammy McDonald
Tammy McDonald Axis Game Factory, CEO
Jake Hawley
Jake Hawley TLM Partners Inc, Founder & CEO
Ninel Anderson
Ninel Anderson Devoted Studios, CEO
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Can XR Reach Out and Touch Your Future?
Franco DeCesare
Franco DeCesare Emerge, VP of Marketing
Gary Yamamoto
Gary Yamamoto Finch Technologies, CEO and Co-Founder
Charlie Fink
Charlie Fink XR Consultant, Author & Columnist
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Moving From Web 2 to Web 3 Games
Andrzej Mazur
Andrzej Mazur Enclave Games, Founder
Chase Freo
Chase Freo Op Games, CEO
Lars Doucet
Lars Doucet Level Up Labs, Co-Founder
Sebastien Borget
Sebastien Borget The Sandbox, Co-founder and COO
Robby Yung
Robby Yung Animoca Brands, CEO
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The Apple Ecosystem Challenges
Rick Hoeg
Rick Hoeg Hoeg Law
Brian Bowman
Brian Bowman ConsumerAcquisition.com, CEO
Chris Hewish
Chris Hewish Xsolla, President
Joseph Kim
Joseph Kim LILA Games, CEO
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The Game Investment Boom
Jay Chi
Jay Chi Makers Fund, Founding Partner
Nick Tuosto
Nick Tuosto LionTree, Managing Director
Amy Wu
Amy Wu Lightspeed Venture Partners, Parnter
Kevin Chou
Kevin Chou SuperLayer, Founder
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Gamesbeat’s Wrap-up Chat
Mike Minotti
Mike Minotti GamesBeat, Reviews Editor
Jeff Grubb
Jeff Grubb GamesBeat, GamesBeat Editor
Rachel Kaser
Rachel Kaser GamesBeat, News Writer
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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Closing Comments
Dean Takahashi
Dean Takahashi GamesBeat, Lead Writer
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