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,
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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