Leaders from hi5, Zynga and Oberon Media to Keynote at NY Games Conference, September 21

For Immediate Release

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 -- Digital Media Wire today announced keynote presenters, speakers and agenda for the highly anticipated NY Games Conference ( http://www.nygamesconference.com) to be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City on September 21.

The most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry gather at NY Games Conference to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of games and connected entertainment. Now in its 3rd year, the event features lively debate on timely cutting-edge business topics surrounding online, mobile, console and social games. Participants are some of the industry's top publishers, developers, advertising, investment firms, social networks, technology providers and content companies.

The themes for this year's event include transmedia, game monetization, the integration of games and social networking, and mobile gaming among others.

Confirmed speakers for the event include:

Steve Chiang, President, Studios, Zynga

Tal Kerret, Chairman of the Board, Co-founder&Head of Strategic Partnerships, Oberon Media

Alex St. John, President and Chief Technology Officer, Hi5

Joakim "Jay" Baage, VP of Content, Digital Media Wire

Mari Baker, President&CEO, PlayFirst

Allen DeBevoise, Chairman&CEO, Machinima.com

Danny Bilson, Exec. VP, Core Games, THQ

Richard Borenstein, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Zong

Jack Buser, Director, PlayStation® Home, Sony Playstation Network

Susan Choe , CEO&Founder, Outspark

Duke Chung, Founder&Chief Strategy Officer, Parature

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic

Chris Davis, Sr. VP, Sales, Gaia Online

Michael Doron, Vice Presient, Americas, ClickandBuy

Dave Etling, Vice President, Product Development, InComm

Robert Ferrari, Vp, Publishing&Bus. Dev., Sanrio Digital

Eric Goldberg, Managing Director , Crossover Technologies

Jeff Gomez, CEO&President, Starlight Runner Ent.

Owais Farooqui, Managing Director, NA, King.com

Gene Hoffman, CEO, Vindicia

Teemu Huuhtanen, EVP, Business Dev. and Communications, Sulake Inc. (Habbo Hotel)

Simon Jeffery, Chief Publisging Officer, ngmoco

Daniel Kayser, Founder/EIC, EpicBattleAxe.com, Host/Writer, GameTrailers TV,

Host/Producer, GameTrailers.com

Jack Koch, Head of Marketing, Massive, Inc.

Kyu Lee, President, Gamevil

Peter Levin, Co-Founder, GeekChicDaily

Robert Levitan, CEO and Co-founder, Pando Networks

Peter Marx, Vice President of Production&Technology, Mattel

Jason McMinn, Co-Founder, Blockdot

Joe Minton, President, DDM

Hany Nada, Partner&Co-Founder, GGV Capital

Chris Petrovic, GM, Digital Media, GameStop Digital Ventures

Jim Poole, General Manager, Global Networks&Content, Equinix

Chethan Ramachandran, CEO&Co-Founder, Turiya Media

Christophe Ramstein, CTO, Immersion Corporation

Manu Rekhi, GM, MySpace Games&Developer Platform, MySpace

Kenny Rosenblatt, CEO&Co-Founder, Arkadium

Jason Schreiber, CEO, Powerhead Games

Conrad Sheehan CEO&Founder, mPayy

Ned Sherman , CEO&Publisher, Digital Media Wire

Justin Siegal, CEO&Co-Founder, MocoSpace

Ian Swanson, CEO&Co-Founder, Sometrics

Wade Tinney, CEO&Co-Founder, Large Animal Games

Sutton Trout, VP, Digital Content /Gamespy Technology, IGN

Rob Uhrich, Senior Director, PaymentOne

Brandon Van Slyke, Editor-in-Chief, NYGamesIndustry.com

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors

John Watson, Exec. Dir. Bus. Dev., AT&T Digital Media Solutions

Christopher Weaver, Founder, Bethesda Softworks

Kolja Reiss, Managing Director, mopay Inc.

Frank O'Connor, Franchise Development Director, Microsoft Halo

Ron Hirson, SVP, Marketing&Bus. Development, BOKU

Dino Mytides, VP, Interpret

Gabe Zichermann, CEO, beamME

Atul Bagga, Director/Senior Analyst, ThinkEquity

Tom Akel, Supervising Producer, MTV Networks

Billy Pidgeon, Senior Analyst, M2 Research

Cindy Armstrong, President&CEO, Electric Bat Interactive

Jeff Reine, Director, Digital Goods Bus. Development, PayPal

Cary Rosenzweig, CEO, IMVU, Inc.

Suzy Luko, Senior Integrations Manager, Massive, Inc.

Event sponsors and media partners include hi5, Oberon Media, Zong, GameStop, Arkadium, Click and Buy, PaymentOne, Davis Wright Tremaine, TelecityGroup, Boku, IMVU, PayPal, Equinix, THQ, MocoSpace, Mopay, inComm, Parks Associates, PR Newswire, Fusicology, Mary-Margaret Network, TAG Strategic, Nordic Game, NYCGameIndustry.com, Mashable, Future US, NewYork-Tokyo.com, and The ECA.

For complete agenda, registration and event details please visit: http://nygamesconference.com

Other prominent Digital Media Wire events include LA Games Conference, Future of Television East&West, Digital Music Forum East&West, Future of Film and Digital Media Conference East and West. For more information, visit http://www.dmwmedia.com.

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