Alexis Kennedy Founder of Failbetter Games
EMAIL ALEXIS VIEW LECTURE
Alexis Kennedy founded Failbetter Games, where he made Fallen London and Sunless Sea among other things. He's now gone ronin to do guest-writing gigs for clients like BioWare, Telltale and Paradox, and to work on an experimental narrative monstrosity, Cultist Simulator.
Founder, Failbetter Games
Masaru Ohnogi Head of Global BD of gumi
EMAIL MASARU VIEW LECTURE
Nogi is head of Global Business Development at gumi Inc., one of Japan's leading mobile gaming companies. gumi founded The Venture Reality Fund with general partners in Silicon Valley which focuses on VR startups in Asia. Nogi is a 15-year veteran of international business and has been instrumental to the acceleration of gumi's overseas business.
Head of Global BD, gumi
Stanislav Costiuc Game Designer of Ubisoft
EMAIL STANISLAV VIEW LECTURE
Stanislav Costiuc is a Game Designer at Ubisoft Kyiv. Passionate about game development since 9 years old, the first chance he could get he went to study at Vancouver Film School Game Design program in Canada. After that he worked at Electronic Arts in Canada and Peak Games in Moldova, and now Ubisoft in Ukraine.
Game Designer, Ubisoft
Eyal Chameides Creative Director & Head of Art of Product Madness
EMAIL EYAL VIEW LECTURE
Eyal has a background in fine arts, computer science and game design as well as over 15 years of art direction experience. He has managed creative teams both big and small, local and remote on over three different continents. Currently, he is the Creative Director & Head of Art for Product Madness, one of the most successful social casino companies in the world.
Creative Director & Head of Art, Product Madness
Olga Abashova HR Director of G5 Entertainment
EMAIL OLGA VIEW LECTURE
Olga oversees human resources policies and processes at G5. Prior to G5, she was responsible for marketing direction at Realore and then made a drastic career change to human resources direction. She opened a development studio for G5 and then headed human resources direction at G5 Games as HR Director.
HR Director, G5 Entertainment
Oksana Afonina Global Gaming of Facebook
EMAIL OKSANA VIEW LECTURE
Oksana consults CIS game developers on marketing and growth with Facebook advertising solutions. Previously, she held a similar role at Google where she was working with B2B and B2C tech companies.
Global Gaming, Facebook
Dmitri Dubograev Managing Partner of femida.us
EMAIL DMITRI VIEW LECTURE
Mr. Dubograev is the CEO of femida.us with over 20 years of experience in advising start-ups and emerging hi-tech companies. He spearheads the firm in enabling its clients to create solid legal structures, achieve prominent success in IP battles, enter into illustrious investments transactions and capitalize on financially rewarding licensing deals.
Managing Partner, femida.us
Global Black Belt for Game Development, Microsoft
Vasily Shamray Studio Creative Director of Gameloft
EMAIL VASILY VIEW LECTURE
Vasily is Studio Creative Director at Gameloft, which is appannie-first by number of installs and one of the top game companies by revenue. He contributed to many Gameloft's games in different roles, starting from localizing the text on a language switch and up to the design direction of quite tough and successful Gameloft team, which is quartered in Kharkiv.
Studio Creative Director, Gameloft
Montgomery Singman VP of International Business Development of iDreamSky
EMAIL MONTGOMERY VIEW LECTURE
Monte is a 31 year game industry veteran, currently the VP of International BD at iDreamSky. Prior to iDreamSky, he was the Founder/CEO of Radiance Digital Entertainment and Zona, Inc. Monte founded IGDA Shanghai Chapter and lectured in Shanghai Theater Academy as a professor in the field of digital entertainment.
VP of International Business Development, iDreamSky
Nik Vladimirov VP Ukraine of GSN Games
EMAIL NIK VIEW LECTURE
Nikita Vladimirov is the Vice President Ukraine for GSN Games – running its East European expansion. He has worked with games, gambling and social gambling for almost 20 years as a business developer, as well as operations, development and strategic management officer – releasing over a hundred products on all major platforms.
VP Ukraine, GSN Games
Juan Gril Executive Producer of FlowPlay
EMAIL JUAN VIEW LECTURE
Juan has been involved in casual games for the past 2 decades. He currently works at Flowplay, creators of VegasWorld and ourWorld, as an Executive Producer. Previous to that, for 12 years he ran a successful independent game studio called Joju Games, where he produced games for clients such as MTV, Atari and Dreamworks.
Executive Producer, FlowPlay
Michael Haberl CEO & Founder of Xendex GmbH
EMAIL MICHAEL VIEW LECTURE
Founded Xendex in 2001 as mobile games developer. Raised €4 mio. VC in 2008, grew to 70 people. Partnered with Glu, Sony, THQ, Konami, Red Bull, Disney, Kiloo, BandaiNamco, Taito, I-play & more. Restructured Xendex to a pure publisher, focusing on alternative app stores. Serving EA as biggest partner in this segment with 50+ mobile games.
CEO & Founder, Xendex GmbH
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming
Adam Krejcik Principal of Eilers & Krejcik Gaming
EMAIL ADAM VIEW LECTURE
Adam Krejcik is a partner at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, LLC – a boutique research and consulting firm that follows the digital and interactive gaming industry. Mr. Krejcik has over a decade of equity research experience primarily covering the global interactive entertainment industry.
Principal, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming
Chris O'Kelly Head of Berlin Studio & Live Ops of Huuuge Games
EMAIL CHRIS VIEW LECTURE
Chris is an F2P producer. With an initial focus on live ops, he worked on PC genres such as MMO and FPS until he made a complete shift into mobile F2P. He and his colleagues helped monetize and improve KPIs on titles such as Neverwinter (Perfect World), The Hobbit (Kabam), and Battlejack (Nexon). Chris is now proudly heading the Berlin Studio for Huuuge Games.
Head of Berlin Studio & Live Ops, Huuuge Games
Mobile Game Doctor
Dave Rohrl CEO & Founder of Mobile Game Doctor
EMAIL DAVE VIEW LECTURE
Dave has been producing and designing games professionally for nearly 25 years, with a strong focus on F2P games for the last 9. He has held senior creative and production positions with Pogo, PopCap, Zynga, and Playdom, among others. For the last 4 years, he has partnered with game developers worldwide to improve their games, teams, and processes.
CEO & Founder, Mobile Game Doctor
Samsung R&D Institute Ukraine
Oleksii Vasylenko Lead Engineer of Samsung R&D Institute Ukraine
EMAIL OLEKSII VIEW LECTURE
bio coming soon...
Lead Engineer, Samsung R&D Institute Ukraine
Asher Yonaci Operations Director of Playtech
EMAIL ASHER VIEW LECTURE
Asher Yonaci has been in the e-gaming industry for over 13 years, working mostly as a B2C operator leading the casino gaming and other verticals as VP product. Currently he is operations director at Playtech working closely with Playtech's different product teams to bring his marketing and UX expertise to Playtech's many products.
Operations Director, Playtech
Melissa Blau Director of iGaming Capital
EMAIL MELISSA VIEW LECTURE
Melissa Blau has been in the internet gaming sector for over 10 years as both an operator and advisor. She is currently the founder and director of iGaming Capital, a leading iGaming consulting and advisory company. Clients include regulators, casino operators and suppliers. Prior to gaming, Melissa co-managed a $450m MediaTech Venture Capital Fund.
Director, iGaming Capital
Anatolii Henis Product Director of Murka
EMAIL ANATOLII VIEW LECTURE
Anatolii Henis is the Product Director at Murka. Anatolii joined Murka in 2011 and was among the first employees at the company. At Murka, he has gone from developer to the creator and lead manager of the top-grossing game Scatter Slots and beyond.
Product Director, Murka
Mike Hines Developer Advocate of Amazon
EMAIL MIKE VIEW LECTURE
Mike is currently a Developer Evangelist for the Amazon Appstore. An advocate for getting more developers over the app poverty line, he is on a continuing mission to find out and share what currently is and isn’t working in mobile app monetization, and to identify trends that shape the industry.
Developer Advocate, Amazon
Matthew Leopold Director of Global Business Development and Marketing of Yodo1
EMAIL MATTHEW VIEW LECTURE
Matthew is the Director of Global Business Development and Marketing for Yodo1. He played an integral part in revamping Yodo1’s overseas publishing business. Signing indie partners like Hipster Whale (Crossy Road) and Featherweight Games (Rodeo Stampede), Matthew and his team are dedicated to bringing hit titles to the world without compromising the indie spirit.
Director of Global Business Development and Marketing, Yodo1
Yariv Levski CEO of AppReal-VR
EMAIL YARIV VIEW LECTURE
Yariv Levski is co-founder and CEO of AppReal-VR, leading software provider in VR and AR software development. Yariv has more than 20 years experience in different industries such as Telecom, Fintech and Media as well as board member roles in several Israeli startups. AppReal-VR works with international customers in developing VR and AR applications, software and games.
Derrick Morton CEO of FlowPlay
EMAIL DERRICK VIEW LECTURE
A 20-year veteran of the casual gaming industry, Derrick Morton has led the development of over 200 digital entertainment projects during his career. Before founding FlowPlay in 2006, he served as a key executive at several top online game companies. FlowPlay is the developer behind social casino MMO Vegas World which has over 2 million registered users.
Barry O'Neill CEO of Touch Press
EMAIL BARRY VIEW LECTURE
Barry O’Neill is the CEO of Touch Press, an educational games publisher formed by Amplify Games, StoryToys, and Touch Press. Prior to Touch Press, Barry headed up Bandai Namco's European mobile business and co-founded Upstart Games. Barry is an investor in mobile content / games and advisor to the Tesseract Fund which focuses on mobile entertainment startups.
CEO, Touch Press
Natalie Portier COO of Appodeal
EMAIL NATALIE VIEW LECTURE
Natalie Portier’s fast-paced, driven management style is the ideal fit for the high-speed world of ad tech. With over 10 years of experience in business operations and tech development, Natalie offers a razor-sharp focus and invaluable perspective to her team as Appodeal’s COO.
Women Who Code Kyiv
Karen Sawrey Project Manager & Evangelist of Women Who Code Kyiv
EMAIL KAREN VIEW LECTURE
Karen Sawrey is a technical writer at Cossack Labs, one of the leaderesses at WWCode Kyiv, and a sound designer for mobile gamedev.
Project Manager & Evangelist, Women Who Code Kyiv
Tal Shoham VP of International Business Development, Developer Solutions of ironSource
EMAIL TAL VIEW LECTURE
Tal is the VP of International Business Development, Developer Solutions at ironSource, and leads his efforts in Tel Aviv. With deep know-how on the latest monetization trends, Tal helps develop lasting business relationships with publishers and developers all over the world. Before working in high-tech, Tal was a product manager in the defense industry.
VP of International Business Development, Developer Solutions, ironSource
Yulia Tarasova Co-Founder of Kid'IT
EMAIL YULIA VIEW LECTURE
Yulia is an edtech expert with 7 years experience in gamedev industry and 15 years experience in the international event business. Her main goal and focus of the last 7 years is trend-watching of edtech and creating ed projects and systems, alternative to traditional old-style educational system.
Sergej Kochubej Product Owner – Nat Geo Wild Slots of Murka
EMAIL SERGEJ VIEW LECTURE
Sergej joined Murka at the beginning of 2015 and has been working as lead manager of two projects: TX Poker and Nat Geo Wild Slots. In the workflow, Sergej tries to use his background in mathematical modeling and tutoring at the university.
Product Owner – Nat Geo Wild Slots, Murka
Tarush Agarwal Head of Business Development of Toca Boca
EMAIL TARUSH VIEW LECTURE
Tarush Agarwal is the Head of Business Development at Toca Boca. Based in San Francisco, he is responsible for managing and growing the company’s digital presence and revenue through strategic partnerships globally. Prior to Toca Boca, Tarush worked for the Walt Disney Company in Los Angeles and New York.
Head of Business Development, Toca Boca
Oakvale Capital LLP
Daniel Burns Owner & Director of Oakvale Capital LLP
EMAIL DANIEL VIEW LECTURE
Daniel Burns has established himself over recent years as one of the leading deal-makers in the gambling and social games industry. A former lawyer, Daniel has developed deep understanding of all aspects of gambling business and acts as an influential behind-the-scenes advisor to many of the largest and most powerful names in the industry.
Owner & Director, Oakvale Capital LLP
Jonathan Ferrebeuf VP Global Business Development of Mozoo
EMAIL JONATHAN VIEW LECTURE
Jonathan has 8 years of experience working on app monetization in the mobile industry. As a VP at Mozoo, Jonathan manages the team in charge of Publisher Development and Publisher Success. Mozoo provides app developers and publishers with a meta SDK that feeds demand from all available sources on the market and puts them in competition for each ad request.
VP Global Business Development, Mozoo
Ian Hamilton Game accessibility specialist & advocate of Ian Hamilton
EMAIL IAN VIEW LECTURE
Ian Hamilton is an accessibility advocate and consultant, with a background in gaming for preschool children with profound and multiple disabilities. He now works with developers, publishers, academia, platforms, middleware & industry bodies, to raise the profile and understanding of accessibility.
Game accessibility specialist & advocate, Ian Hamilton
Elena Lobova Networking Wizard of Games Industry
EMAIL ELENA VIEW LECTURE
Elena Lobova is a business development and networking wizard with a track record of managing an outsourcing company of 300+ as COO and then CEO, founding and organizing Get IT conference, and working on various projects aimed to help companies in the industry grow by extending their networks.
Networking Wizard, Games Industry
Epic Llama Games
Hernan Lopez Founder of Epic Llama Games
EMAIL HERNAN VIEW LECTURE
Hernan Lopez is the warchief and founder of Epic Llama Games, a game company founded in 2008 and focused on the casual games market. His latest game Darkestville Castle is a graphic adventure that pays tribute to classic games such as Monkey Island or Grim Fandango.
Founder, Epic Llama Games
Vicenc Marti CEO of Tangelo Games
EMAIL VICENC VIEW LECTURE
Vicenc Marti is a professional focused on strategy networking business development and relations with investors and an expert in the specifics of the gaming industry. He is currently President of Tangelo Games, the Biggest Gaming Community Platform, and President of Billy Mobile, a 100% mobile Ad Exchange focused on performance.
CEO, Tangelo Games
Advisor, DoubleJump Games
Macy Mills Head of Business Development of GameInfluencer
EMAIL MACY VIEW LECTURE
Macy is a business development specialist focused on the gaming industry. Currently, she works with game publishers who are interested in scaling their user base with influencer marketing. Before GameInfluencer, she was the VP of Strategy and Business Development at Hitcents, creators of The Godfather: Family Dynasty, Draw a Stickman, and Hanx Writer.
Head of Business Development, GameInfluencer
Real Money & Social Casino
Al Thomas Product Consultant & Advisor of Real Money & Social Casino
EMAIL AL VIEW LECTURE
Al Thomas is an accomplished casino game developer in brick and mortar casino games as well as free-to-play social/mobile slots. He has designed slot machines for over 25 years and has games in the Slot Player/Casino Journal hall of fame. He is credited as one of the early industry veterans who brought interactive and entertaining bonus games to slot machines.
Product Consultant & Advisor, Real Money & Social Casino
Golden Rat Studios
George Zaloom Co-Founder of Golden Rat Studios
EMAIL GEORGE VIEW LECTURE
George Zaloom is the co-founder and president of Golden Rat Studios, a Los Angeles, California-based studio creating games exclusively for the APAC market. Of recent, Zaloom co-founded and launched USA-based studios for two major Korean gaming companies: Nexon/Rushmo and NHN. Prior to that he ran the GoPlay game distribution service.
Co-Founder, Golden Rat Studios
Pavlo Aleksievych Producer of ZagravaGames
EMAIL PAVLO VIEW LECTURE
Currently I am producer at ZagravaGames I have over 4 years experience in operating free-to-play games. Working at small indie company a had to perform at different roles and spheres: user acquisition, monetization, game analytics creating game updates and live operations.
Nikola Cavic Head of Business Development of Nordeus
EMAIL NIKOLA VIEW LECTURE
Nikola Cavic is the Head of Business Development at Nordeus. Nikola joined Nordeus in 2012 and has been playing a key role in Nordeus’s growth and international expansion.He is leading Business Dev. team, where he is responsible for global expansion, strategic partnerships and ads monetization.
Head of Business Development, Nordeus
Jan Chichlowski Head of Marketing of Vivid Games
EMAIL JAN VIEW LECTURE
Jan’s main role is to construct product vision and strategy relevant to current market trends. His biggest success was to lead the team to acquire boxing IP Rocky from Hollywood producer MGM. He is an accomplice in the Real Boxing franchise victory – over 40M downloads and top positions on global rankings.
Head of Marketing, Vivid Games
Jason Della Rocca Co-Founder & Indie Evangelist of Execution Labs
EMAIL JASON VIEW LECTURE
Jason Della Rocca is co-founder of Execution Labs, a first-of-its kind accelerator / investment platform for indie developers. Formerly, he was a game industry consultant focused on business and cluster development, working with studios and organizations worldwide. He has been honored by GDC and Game Developer Magazine and speaks at conferences and universities.
Jason Della Rocca
Co-Founder & Indie Evangelist, Execution Labs
Alexander Dzyuba Founder of Sense.Vision
EMAIL ALEXANDER VIEW LECTURE
"Alexander is the Founder and CEO of Sense.Vision, a company performing playtests for companies in the whole world for over 4 years. It's the first company in the CIS and surrounding regions focused specifically on researching games and having the highest playtest standards. Alexander is a frequent conference speaker and is a client-oriented perfectionist and workaholic.
Tanja Evdokimenko Founder of VALUES VALUE
EMAIL TANJA VIEW LECTURE
Tanja is head of VALUES VALUE, which helps gamedev companies build their HR, PR and recruiting processes, hire teams and setup offices. Over 5 years in the industry, she’s gone from a PR-manager to COO of Nika Entertainment and Playrix's Head of Kyiv Office to start her own company. She calls herself a hardcore casual player, passing thousands of match-3 levels.
Founder, VALUES VALUE
Kish Hirani Consultant of Games Industry
EMAIL KISH VIEW LECTURE
Kish has spent 20 years in the games industry and started as an engineer, swiftly attaining tech director or equivalent roles at studios and publishers. He moved to platform holders, starting with Microsoft then settling at Sony as Head of Dev Services. Currently, Kish is a consultant in the games industry as well as the chair of UK advocacy group BAME in Games.
Consultant, Games Industry
Alexey Izvalov Developer relations of Enhance
EMAIL ALEXEY VIEW LECTURE
Indie since 2010. Helped 2000 developers make their games better as FGL developer relations and game reviewer. Now making Steampunk Idle Spinner: game with 100k+ installs in beta. Researches the possibilities for indies to stay independent. Coordinates Global Game Jam in Eastern Europe. PhD.
Developer relations, Enhance
Anastas Khapatko Product Manager of GSN Games
EMAIL ANASTAS VIEW LECTURE
Anastas is a former rising coding star who joined management ranks 7 years ago to make game development a better place. An astounding esports career helped him quickly achieve project and product manager positions in respectable companies like Nika Entertainment and GSN Games to maneuver agile, high performance teams to flawless victories.
Product Manager, GSN Games
Chris Lefebvre VP of Business Development of Tapdaq
EMAIL CHRIS VIEW LECTURE
Chris has been enamoured with games since the first time he died of dysentery on the Oregon Trail. He has managed user acquisition campaigns for some of the world’s largest Free-To-Play studios, has been trusted to manage the inventory of Fortune 500 Studios like Etermax, and is constantly looking to innovate the balance between UX and revenue.
VP of Business Development, Tapdaq
Alexey Menshikov CEO of Beatshapers
EMAIL ALEXEY VIEW LECTURE
Alexey Menshikov brings 18 years of experience in gaming to his position as CEO of Beatshapers. Under his management, Beatshapers successfully published 25+ games on PlayStation platforms including several PSN launch titles, Fuze F1 console launch in China, and ARkit launch games. Current studio focus is console games, virtual reality, and mixed reality.
Valerii Minenko Founder of Twigames
EMAIL VALERII VIEW LECTURE
Valerii Minenko has more than 7 years of experience in game development as a developer and manager. In 2015 he established Twigames studio that provides development and art services for mobile and VR projects.
John Peterson Director Corporate Development of Jam City
EMAIL JOHN VIEW LECTURE
As a 20-year veteran in Corporate Development, John leads the growth and expansion of Jam City through strategic partnerships, IP deals and mergers & acquisitions – which includes their latest deal, TinyCo. Jam City is the developer of multiple top-grossing hits, such as Cookie Jam, Panda Pop and Family Guy that are enjoyed by over 15M users on a daily basis.
Director Corporate Development, Jam City
Room 8 Studio
Gleb Platonov Head of Game Development Division of Room 8 Studio
EMAIL GLEB VIEW LECTURE
Gleb has been with Room 8 Studio for almost 3 years. His earlier background includes work on Gangstar Vegas and Asphalt 7/8 for Gameloft and Oxenfree for Night School Studio. He is the ex-Lead Producer at Gameloft and currently manages a team of 70+ devs.
Head of Game Development Division, Room 8 Studio
The Powell Group
Jay Powell CEO of The Powell Group
EMAIL JAY VIEW LECTURE
Over the past 18 years, Jay has negotiated and closed countless deals for licensing, development and distribution. With experience as both a developer and publisher he has published, self published, and helped numerous indie studios self publish countless games since 1998.
CEO, The Powell Group
Maria Prokofieva CEO, Co-Founder of IntRobots
EMAIL MARIA VIEW LECTURE
A film and television director by education, Maria is now CEO and co-founder of a robotics school in Ukraine.The school is already more than two years old and Maria says it's just a beginning.
CEO, Co-Founder, IntRobots
Eric Simonich Creative Producer of Dragonlake Entertainment
EMAIL ERIC VIEW LECTURE
Before joining Room 8 Studio as Creative Director of Dragonlake, Eric spent 22 years in development helping people get their games off the ground all the way to being projected on people's screens. He is the former Creative Director, Publishing at 2K Games and ex-Design Director at Microsoft Games Studios.
Creative Producer, Dragonlake Entertainment
Victoria Splodytel Art Director of DGN Games
EMAIL VICTORIA VIEW LECTURE
Victoria Splodytel is the Art Director for DGN Games. She has worked in the gaming industry for over 20 years, starting as graphic designer. Over the years she has led art teams that have successfully launched titles in the casual and social casino spaces and is an expert in the art of different genres and styles.
Art Director, DGN Games
Daniel Syrotynsky Gamedev of Dragon's Games
EMAIL DANIEL VIEW LECTURE
Daniel is co-founder and lead developer in Dragon’s Games. His portfolio includes mobile arcade games, 3d real time strategy game, RPG, TBS. He loves to implement artificial intelligence for computer bots and make games with real-time network synchronization. He works with Unity 3D since 2012 after he left Android enterprise outsourcing. Feel free to friend him.
Gamedev, Dragon's Games
Javier Castro Team Lead – App Gaming Sales EMEA of Google
EMAIL JAVIER VIEW LECTURE
Javier has been working at Google for the past five years. He started working in the Google Cloud team and he's now leading the Apps gaming team, managing five people currently working with the top gaming companies across EMEA.
Team Lead – App Gaming Sales EMEA, Google
Conspexit Games Studio Ltd.
Claire Boissiere Co-Founder & Production Director of Conspexit Games Studio Ltd.
EMAIL CLAIRE VIEW LECTURE
Claire is renowned for developing innovative products and bridges the gap between creative, technical and business. Previously she led Sony PlayStation's AR collaboration on BAFTA nominated Wonderbook: Book of Spells. Now, Claire is focused on a yet-to-be-announced game that empowers players to turn their AR game prowess into a force for social change.
Co-Founder & Production Director, Conspexit Games Studio Ltd.
Conspexit Games Studio Ltd.
Russell Harding Co-Founder & Creative Director of Conspexit Games Studio Ltd.
EMAIL RUSSELL VIEW LECTURE
Russ has been creating ground breaking AR & VR experiences for over 20 years. During 10 years at Sony, he creatively led BAFTA nominated EyePet & Wonderbook franchises and successfully launched PlayStation VR Worlds. Now, Russ is focused on a yet to be announced game that empowers players to turn their AR game prowess into a force for social change.
Co-Founder & Creative Director, Conspexit Games Studio Ltd.
Old Man Productions
Guy Hasson Social Gaming Consultant of Old Man Productions
EMAIL GUY VIEW LECTURE
After years working at Playtech and serving as Playtika's Content Manager, Guy Hasson now serves as a social slot consultant, specializing in game popularity.
Social Gaming Consultant, Old Man Productions
Founder, Go Kids!
Marina Sapunova Marketing Content Manager of yellowHEAD
EMAIL MARINA VIEW LECTURE
Marina is a games industry expert with 15+ years in software and game development. After 7 years of running a game development company, Media Art, Marina specializes now in helping companies achieve global growth by reaching app and game developer communities. Currently, she is in charge of yellowHEAD’s brand content and communications strategy.
Marketing Content Manager, yellowHEAD
Head of Game Development, WILDEC LLC
Keren Yehiel Client Development Manager of Bidalgo
EMAIL KEREN VIEW LECTURE
Keren manages the SaaS clients portfolio at Bidalgo – an official marketing partner of Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Pinterest, with years of experience with top-grossing game developers and with big love for creatives.
Client Development Manager, Bidalgo
Louis-Rene Auclair Chief Jumper of RocketJump Games
EMAIL LOUIS-RENE VIEW LECTURE
Louis René Auclair is Chief Jumper at RocketJump Games. RocketJump Games works with developers and publishers to create the best concepts, pitches and deals that will generate ROI for every party involved. Our approach is to work closely with the developers and publishers during all phases of development and liveops to create the best business outcome possible.
Chief Jumper, RocketJump Games
Those Awesome Guys
Nicolae Berbece Founder of Those Awesome Guys
EMAIL NICOLAE VIEW LECTURE
Nicolae is an indie game developer from VampireLand (Romania) and the designer of Move or Die, the friendship ruining party game. He founded "Those Awesome Guys", where he teams up with developers from all over the world to create experimental & highly polished games.
Founder, Those Awesome Guys
Kirill Bylkov Senior Manager User Acquisition of Pokerstars
EMAIL KIRILL VIEW LECTURE
Kirill is a strategic finance and performance marketing professional with 6+ years of experience in the social-mobile free to play games industry. His background includes leading rapid growth of emerging titles through successful leadership in mobile user acquisition and digital marketing.
Senior Manager User Acquisition, Pokerstars
Roman Goroshkin PR & Events Manager for Russia & CEE of Epic Games
EMAIL ROMAN VIEW LECTURE
Roman is the PR & Events Manager of Unreal Engine in CEE, CIS, and Russia for Epic Games. He previously worked with NVIDIA, Unity Technologies, Zeptolab, DevGAMM, White Nights Conference, Super Evil Megacorp, Scream School and more and has also been a gaming journalist.
PR & Events Manager for Russia & CEE, Epic Games
Emmanuel Carraud CEO of appChocolate
EMAIL EMMANUEL VIEW LECTURE
Entrepreneur and investor in Mobile Application, Emmanuel is the co-founder and CEO of AppChocolate, the festive mobile apps publisher. The famous app ‘Advent Calendar – 25 Days of Christmas’ offers 25 apps for free and reaches over 1 million users every year. Emmanuel co-founded MagicSolver.com, the apps discovery specialists, in 2009.
Alex Keselman Customer Success Manager of AppsFlyer
EMAIL ALEX VIEW LECTURE
Alex manages the Eastern European and CIS Market activity at AppsFlyer. Establishing and leading all aspects of AppsFlyers’ strategy in the region. He is a seasoned keynote speaker in the area of mobile attribution and marketing analytics and is an expert on the tech side, providing support to UI issues and SDK implementation processes.
Customer Success Manager, AppsFlyer
Pavlo Lenets CEO of Arrible VR
EMAIL PAVLO VIEW LECTURE
Pavlo has 10 years of game development experience. In May 2016 he opened first HTC VIVE games club in Ukraine. In October 2016 he opened the VR game studio Arrible VR, with the first project Castle Wars VR (game) released in May 2017. They are now prepearing an update to be released in November.
CEO, Arrible VR
Power Up Game Studio
Konrad Stanczak Promotions Specialist of Power Up Game Studio
EMAIL KONRAD VIEW LECTURE
Konrad got his start in the games industry working QA with Playloft. He worked as a DIgital Distribution Manager with HUUUGE Games, and is now a founding member of PowerUp Games.
Promotions Specialist, Power Up Game Studio
Business Development Manager, Orbital Knight
Boris Kalmykov Senior Supply Account Manager of Unity Ads
EMAIL BORIS VIEW LECTURE
Boris is a Senior Supply Account Manager at Unity Ads. He manages relationships with some of the key EMEA publishers including Rovio and Playrix. Boris runs a successful track record of helping studios grow their ads revenue through better ad placement optimisation. Currently, his favourite mobile game is Idle Poring.
Senior Supply Account Manager, Unity Ads
Katya Kornilova Account Manager of Unity Ads
EMAIL KATYA VIEW LECTURE
Katya is an Account Manager working with Advertisers at Unity Ads based at the London office. She has been working on growing and educating developers who are not very experienced in User Acquisition along with working with high profile names in the industry. She is happy to advise on any questions regarding acquiring new users to your games or apps.
Account Manager, Unity Ads
Ori Ripp Business Development Manager of Liniad
EMAIL ORI VIEW LECTURE
Ori Ripp is a Business Development Manager at Liniad, a leading mobile and social gamer acquisition agency based in Israel. At Liniad, he is in charge of overall communication with the company’s current and potential partners, aiming at constant and steady growth for both sides.
Business Development Manager, Liniad
Virtual Arts Limited
Nizar Romdan CEO & Co-Founder of Virtual Arts Limited
EMAIL NIZAR VIEW LECTURE
Nizar Romdan is CEO and co-founder of Virtual Arts Limited – a startup in the UK specializing in developing VR content and tech. Nizar is a veteran in the gaming industry and worked at ARM for over 10 years where he was the worldwide director of Developer Relations – leading a worldwide team that worked with game developers and middleware providers.
CEO & Co-Founder, Virtual Arts Limited
Alexander Shlygin Solution Consultant of Unity Technologies
EMAIL ALEXANDER VIEW LECTURE
Alexander works with Unity’s customers and partners to enable them to find appropriate technical and business solutions. He’s also responsible for a number of strategic initiatives in the region.
Solution Consultant, Unity Technologies
John Uke Founder & CEO of GameTree
EMAIL JOHN VIEW LECTURE
John Uke is the founder of GameTree, an app to help gamers discover friends and games based on their personality and tastes. He attended Babson, the top entrepreneurship school in America, spent thousands of hours researching and lecturing on personality psychology and founded a coding school.
Founder & CEO, GameTree
Computer Games Association
Jessica Tams Managing Director of Computer Games Association
EMAIL JESSICA VIEW LECTURE
Jessica Tams is the Managing Director of the Computer Games Association. Previously Jessica developed, published and distributed casual, retail and Xbox games. Jessica can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Managing Director, Computer Games Association
Yuliya Moshkaryova Director of Indie Prize
EMAIL YULIYA VIEW LECTURE
Yuliya manages the Indie Prize Showcase which hosts over 400 development teams each year.
Director, Indie Prize
Peichun Gau Growth and Design & Development Content Manager of Casual Connect
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Peichun Gau is the content manager for the Growth, and Design & Development tracks for Casual Connect. Please email Peichun if you would like to speak on the Growth or Design & Development tracks for any of the four Casual Connect events.
Growth and Design & Development Content Manager, Casual Connect
Lea Hester Production of Casual Connect
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Lea is the production manager for Casual Connect Europe, Asia, USA and Tel Aviv. Please email her with any questions about your sponsorship.
Production, Casual Connect
Sasha Paleeva Funding & Next Gen Content Manager of Casual Connect
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Sasha is the content manager for the eSports, Business & Investment, Next Gen tracks for Casual Connect. Please email Sasha if you would like to speak on the Next Gen or Business & Investment, eSports tracks at any of the four Casual Connect events.
Funding & Next Gen Content Manager, Casual Connect
Carl Quinton Production of Casual Connect
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Carl is the production director for Casual Connect Europe, Asia, USA and Tel Aviv. Please email him with any sponsorship inquiries.
Production, Casual Connect
Casey Rock Casino Content Manager of Casual Connect
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Casey is the casino content manager for Casual Connect. Please email Casey if you would like to speak on the Casino track at any of Casual Connect's events. He is also a staff writer for Gamesauce.
Casino Content Manager, Casual Connect
Cathy Simpson Content Director of Casual Connect
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Cathy is the content director for Casual Connect conferences. Please email Cathy for any questions about speaking at Casual Connect.
Content Director, Casual Connect