Alex He General Manager of QQ Pay Department at Tencent
EMAIL ALEX VIEW LECTURE
Alex He joined Tencent in 2007. He had led the development of Tencent e-commerce, Tencent QQ Show, QQ Emoticon etc. Now Alex is in charge of QQ Mini Games, QQ CM Show, QQ Sports, QQ Pay etc.
General Manager of QQ Pay Department, Tencent
Jeffrey Lyndon President & Co-Founder at iDreamSky
EMAIL JEFFREY VIEW LECTURE
Jeff has 10+ years experience in game developing and publishing. He developed and published Shadowbane in 2002, one of the first few 3D MMORPG in the world. He was the first Asian to win the 30 under 30 Developer award by DEVELOP magazine in 2009. Special guest of Phoenix TV and Apple Hong Kong and lecturer of several universities in Hong Kong. He was awarded one of the 100 pioneers of China in 2018.
President & Co-Founder, iDreamSky
Yat Siu Co-Founder and Chairman at Animoca Brands
EMAIL YAT VIEW LECTURE
A technology entrepreneur based in Hong Kong, Yat Siu is the co-founder and chairman of Animoca Brands. He is also the founder and CEO of Outblaze, a conglomerate specializing in cloud, gaming, and smartphone software. A classically trained musician, Yat is a member of the advisory board of BAFTA
Co-Founder and Chairman, Animoca Brands
Yan Zheng Xbox Release Manager at Microsoft China
EMAIL YAN VIEW LECTURE
Yan joined Microsoft in 2013 as Program Manager, and started work in Xbox China team in 2015. Currently as a Release Manager, Yan is helping game developers to publish their games to various Microsoft platforms, including Xbox console, PC, etc. Prior to Microsoft, Yan worked at Shanda games technology support center.
Xbox Release Manager, Microsoft China
The Walt Disney Company (China) Limited
Greg Chang Director, Games and Mobile, Disney Interactive at The Walt Disney Company (China) Limited
EMAIL GREG VIEW LECTURE
Greg Chang is the Head of Games for Disney Greater China overlooking the production and commercialization of games based on Disney’s IPs in the region. Prior to joining Disney, Greg worked in multiple regions, which included VP of Asia for Glu Mobile and Director of Business for NCSOFT Taiwan.
Director, Games and Mobile, Disney Interactive, The Walt Disney Company (China) Limited
CEO, Huuuge Games
Wenlei Li Senior Developer Support Artist at Epic Games
EMAIL WENLEI VIEW LECTURE
As a senior Developer Support Artist, Wenlei Li has been working on Engine support with licensees developing current and future Unreal Engine titles in Greater China as well as presenting Engine Tech/skills/tips and sharing Engine knowledge on public or media; Also As a game developer has been working on several triple A titles on varies platforms as Principal artist/Lead artist/Senior Light Artist at CCP games and Ubisoft during past 15 years.
Senior Developer Support Artist, Epic Games
Hongliang Li Senior Researcher at Tencent
EMAIL HONGLIANG VIEW LECTURE
Hongliang Li is currently with the AI Lab, Tencent Inc., Shenzhen, China. He was a Research Scientist with the IBM Research from 2015 to 2016. His current research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, and their applications in games such as Go and MOBA games. He has authored and co-authored over 50 journal and conference papers and one monograph with more than 1000 citations.
Senior Researcher, Tencent
Zhuo Yue Senior Engineer at Tencent
EMAIL ZHUO VIEW LECTURE
Zhuo Yue joined Tencent in 2011. He has been working on Tencent's own 3D game engine and tools which supported many Tencent games. He focused on making game mechanisms and tools that motivate users to create. Zhuo Yue currently acts as the lead programmer of LEGO®CUBE, a Tencent sandbox game.
Senior Engineer, Tencent
Jennifer Chan Business Development Manager, Google Play Apps & Games at Google
EMAIL JENNIFER VIEW LECTURE
Jennifer Chan is the Google Play Business Development Manager at Google. She helps app/game developers in Hong Kong and Taiwan succeed on Google Play, including maximizing revenue, influencing top charts, payment and discovery. Jennifer is also actively involved in developer outreach in Hong Kong. Prior to Google, she worked at eBay in the Silicon Valley (USA) on Internet Marketing and Business Strategy. She received her M.S. degree from Northwestern University, Illinois.
Business Development Manager, Google Play Apps & Games, Google
Josh Galloway Sr. VP of Business Development at Plutus Ventures
EMAIL JOSH VIEW LECTURE
Josh is the Sr. VP of Biz Dev, partnerships and events at Plutus.VC a new innovation & blockchain fund with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen. PlutusVC is actively making equity investments into technology (including blockchain) startups. He has been in the video game industry for over 20 years and was Founder of One Zero Digital a Hong Kong based advisory agency, which has worked exclusively with clients in video games (and now blockchain) since 2011.
Sr. VP of Business Development, Plutus Ventures
Abby Kuo Overseas BD Manager at TapTap
EMAIL ABBY VIEW LECTURE
Abby is Overseas BD Manager of TapTap, TapTap was founded in 2016 as the leading Android game platform with superb user community. One of Abby's main roles is to oversee indie game developer relationships, connecting overseas indie games to gamers in China. She is experienced in helping overseas developers enter the Chinese market and lower the entrance barrier and difficulties.
Overseas BD Manager, TapTap
Andrey Kuznetsov Chief Executive Officer at KamaGames
EMAIL ANDREY VIEW LECTURE
Andrey Kuznetsov served as Managing Director for KamaGames for the last 5 years and as acting CEO for the past 2 until recently being formally appointed, Chief Executive Officer. In his role, Andrey is responsible for the planning and the implementation of operations across the entire KamaGames business on behalf of the KamaGames Board of Directors.
Chief Executive Officer, KamaGames
Migu Interactive Entertainment
Fang Peng Director of Capacity Innovation Department at Migu Interactive Entertainment
EMAIL FANG VIEW LECTURE
bio coming soon...
Director of Capacity Innovation Department, Migu Interactive Entertainment
Preeti Shivane Head of SMB Publisher Solutions, APAC at Facebook
EMAIL PREETI VIEW LECTURE
Preeti Shivane is the Head of SMB Publisher Solutions, APAC at Facebook, where she leads a team that works with the torso and tail of developers and publishers in the region – helping them monetize their user base through Audience Network and grow their business in a sustainable manner. She has been with Facebook for 6+ years and her last role was as the APAC head of SMB Client Services team supporting SMB advertisers in APAC. Prior to joining Facebook she took a break from her career for 7+ years to be a stay-at-home-mom, the last part of which was spent as a pre-school teacher to a class full of 4 year olds. Preeti is an alumnus of the Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA), India and spent her early years in the field of direct marketing and brand management for brands like P&G, Dr Reddys Labs and Monsterindia.com.
Head of SMB Publisher Solutions, APAC, Facebook
China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group (CMGE)
Ringo Zhu Director Business Development, North America at China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group (CMGE)
EMAIL RINGO VIEW LECTURE
Ringo Zhu is responsible for overseas licensing and investment for CMGE. Ringo has 14-years experiences in multiple industries including mobile gaming, telecommunication, internet portal in both China and North America. Before joining CMGE, Ringo worked for Bell MTS, NetEase, etc.
Director Business Development, North America, China Mobile Games and Entertainment Group (CMGE)
Arthur Chow CEO at 6waves
EMAIL ARTHUR VIEW LECTURE
Arthur is the co-founder and CEO of 6waves, a leading global publisher of Mobile and Facebook social games. Founded in 2008, 6waves has now expanded to 120 employees with presence in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, San Francisco, Taipei and Beijing. 6waves investors include Nexon from Korea and Insight Venture Partners from US. In leading 6waves to such remarkable achievements, Arthu was awarded with the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2012 and featured by HSBC Commercial Banking advertising campaign as one of the business leaders in Hong Kong.
Alex Chu Director, Greater China at Nanigans
EMAIL ALEX VIEW LECTURE
Alex Chu graduated from the Department of Technology Management at New York University. He was part of well-known media company, Observer Media Group, based out of New York City; and Beijing based Domob Media, a TOP 3 online advertising company in China. Alex has more than 7 years of experience in global brand advertising, online promotion, as well as performance based acquisition. Currently, Alex holds the role of Director, Greater China, where he is responsible for growth by working with Chinese advertisers who are expanding overseas.
Director, Greater China, Nanigans
Maxim de Wit Director of Business Development at goGame
EMAIL MAXIM VIEW LECTURE
Maxim started his career in China as one of the first employees at GWC which organises the GMIC series, Asia's largest B2B mobile internet conferences. After GWC Maxim lead GMGC international, which became the largest B2B mobile game conference in China as well as Southeast Asia within 2 years. Maxim became a connector and thought leader in the Asian tech space, regularly advising boards and speaking publicly. A cultural chameleon and Asia expert, Maxim has lived in China, India, Vietnam and Singapore for the past 8 years. In his current role, Maxim heads business development at goGame, building and managing its partnerships globally.
Maxim de Wit
Director of Business Development, goGame
Mariusz Gasiewski Head of Mobile Gaming and Apps Poland at Google
EMAIL MARIUSZ VIEW LECTURE
With Google since 2007. Now responsible for development of gaming industry in Poland. One of the most renowned experts in CEE on the use of performance marketing, web analytics, search engine marketing. Widely working with startups (ex. at Belgrade Venture Forum, mentor at Launchpad Accelerator program in SFO).
Head of Mobile Gaming and Apps Poland, Google
Sean Lee Chief Corporate Development Officer at Wargaming
EMAIL SEAN VIEW LECTURE
Sean is the Chief Corporate Development Officer at Wargaming, a leading global online game developer and publisher, where he has been since the beginning of 2013. He manages the key strategic initiatives of Wargaming including M&A, investments, strategic partnerships and key market expansion. Prior to Wargaming, Sean was the Director of Business Development at Tencent’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China.
Chief Corporate Development Officer, Wargaming
Calvin Ng Partner at Plutus VC
EMAIL CALVIN VIEW LECTURE
Calvin is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor with many successes on his belt (Digital Hollywood 2017: HKE 2022 / Retech2017: ASX:RTE). Today Calvin manages a $200 million blockchain and innovation fund (Plutus Ventures) which invested in many blockchain and technology companies worldwide. He sits on the board of 2 online games start-ups, an ecommerce company and an entertainment fashion commerce company in China. Calvin has extensive experience in the digital media, social networking, online games and gaming space.
Partner, Plutus VC
Enric Pedró CMO at Lab Cave
EMAIL ENRIC VIEW LECTURE
Enric has over 8 years of experience in mobile for SaaS, performance advertising and app development (Spain, UK and USA). Interactive Media MA (London College of Communication).
CMO, Lab Cave
Natalia Potekhina Head of Production at Inlingo
EMAIL NATALIA VIEW LECTURE
Head of Production at Inlingo Games Localization Studio. For 6 years in game localization industry Natalia has successfully managed hundreds of localization projects, focusing on a high-quality cultural and linguistic adaptation with personal approach.
Head of Production, Inlingo
iDreamSky Technology Co., Ltd.
Montgomery Singman VP of International BD at iDreamSky Technology Co., Ltd.
EMAIL MONTGOMERY VIEW LECTURE
As an industry veteran, Monte is the VP of international business developers at iDreamSky, he has introduced successful games such as Monument Valley, Toy Blast, Gardenscapes and Homescapes. Prior to iDreamSky, Monte was involved with the productions of industry hits such as John Madden Football, Street Fighters series and Test Drive.
VP of International BD, iDreamSky Technology Co., Ltd.
Andrew Wong General Manager at Huuuge Games
EMAIL ANDREW VIEW LECTURE
Andrew Wong, General Manager of Huuuge, has 10 years experience in the gaming market, from user acquisitions to business expansion, Andrew is very experienced and knowledgable in growing business in Asia.
General Manager, Huuuge Games
Joyce Xu Vice President at ZPLAY
EMAIL JOYCE VIEW LECTURE
Joyce Xu is the Vice President of ZPLAY, a China rooted technology company doing mobile game publishing and monetization globally. In the last 8 years, they have worked with developers from more than 20 countries. Joyce leads overseas business development.
Vice President, ZPLAY
Richard Yang Technical Director (Greater China) at Unity Technologies
EMAIL RICHARD VIEW LECTURE
Yang Dong (Richard) currently working as Unity Technical Director(Greater China), has been working as web and mobile programmer for the past 10 years. Proficient in Unity for developing games and interactive contents. At the moment, he is focusing on Unity and animated film production pipeline integration.
Technical Director (Greater China), Unity Technologies
Mohsin Ahmed Product Owner at Glu Mobile
EMAIL MOHSIN VIEW LECTURE
Mohsin AKA Mozzy is a Product Owner at Glu and is leading the Deer Hunter Franchise. He has worked in Germany and mostly in India making Games with WW appeal and with high quality benchmarking. He has been in the mobile industry for about 10 years and has shipped games and also an extensive amount LiveOps for companies like EA, Zynga, Glu etc. He has worked on games like CityVille, MafiaWars, Desperate Housewises, Deer Hunter 2018 etc.
Product Owner, Glu Mobile
Iron Mountain Interactive
Mike Borras Co-Founder & CEO at Iron Mountain Interactive
EMAIL MIKE VIEW LECTURE
Mike joined the games industry in 2003 on the Production team at Rockstar Games. In 2010, Mike co-founded his first free to play development studio, Socialspiel Entertainment, a strategic investment of Nexon Korea. In 2017 Mike co-founded Iron Mountain Interactive, a multi-platform, free to play development studio and a strategic investment of Dalian Zeus Entertainment & Oasis Games in Beijing.
Co-Founder & CEO, Iron Mountain Interactive
Matt Daly Special Projects Lead at Wargaming
EMAIL MATT VIEW LECTURE
Matt Daly is a creative technologist focusing on virtual experiences. At Wargaming Special Projects his team acts as the speartip for early creative tech adoption in spaces like AR & VR for mainstay gaming IP’s like World of Tanks. His work has been featured in Mashable, Fortune, Wired, Venturebeat, & beyond.
Special Projects Lead, Wargaming
Sean Dudley Senior Product Manager at Animoca Brands
EMAIL SEAN VIEW LECTURE
Over the past 13 years, Sean has worked on games that have appealed to an entire spectrum of player demographics. From core, AAA experiences on console, to hyper-casual games across mobile. And today, onto the next frontier: blockchain.
Senior Product Manager, Animoca Brands
Stanislaw Fiedor CEO at Fuero Games
EMAIL STANISLAW VIEW LECTURE
Stanislaw is the founder of Fuero Games, a game development studio with over 30 professionals based in Warsaw, Poland. Running Fuero he was able to get it recognized by Apple during their iPhone Keynote in 2014 or by Huawei as Best Partner in 2018.
CEO, Fuero Games
Yiqing Jiang Sales Manager at AppLovin
EMAIL YIQING VIEW LECTURE
Yiqing Jiang is the Account Executive at AppLovin. He is responsible for helping partners in mainland China and SEA continually maximize their revenues by improving monetization and acquiring high-value users. Yiqing has deep expertise in the mobile internet ecosystem and is experienced in overseas UA.
Sales Manager, AppLovin
AppsFlyer Greater China Region
Claire Li Sales Development Manager at AppsFlyer Greater China Region
EMAIL CLAIRE VIEW LECTURE
Claire is well versed in gaming, e-commerce industries with her past experience in mobile marketing. She understands perfectly advertisers’ needs and painpoints, and has become a proud advocate for AppsFlyer from an AppsFlyer product daily user. She is keen on high tech industry and is active in participating or organizing startup related events.
Sales Development Manager, AppsFlyer Greater China Region
Chris Liu Director of Mobile Game Business at VNG
EMAIL CHRIS VIEW LECTURE
Chris has worked in the games business for over 8 years in the US, China, and across SEA. He is currently in charge of strategy and business for VNG’s mobile game business in SEA and India. Previously, he worked at Zenimax Media which owns Bethesda and id Software. Chris graduated with a BA at Peking University and MA at Johns Hopkins University.
Director of Mobile Game Business, VNG
Derrick Morton CEO at 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.
Nan Qiu CEO at Gowild
EMAIL NAN VIEW LECTURE
As a successful high-tech entrepreneur, Mr. Qiu founded Gowild Setaria Intelligent Technology in 2013. The company focuses on the development of Artificial Intelligence and is dedicated to create a world in which everyone is able to enjoy the benefits of virtual life of Artificial Intelligence. In addition to founding the company, Mr. Qiu has also won over 70 patents. In 2015, Mr. Qiu came up with the concept, virtual life of AI. Until now, his company has created two series of AI products, XiaoBai and HoloEra.
Diana Platonova CBO at MyTona
EMAIL DIANA VIEW LECTURE
Diana is Chief Business Officer in MyTona and one of the key persons driving business development of the company. She has a deep knowledge about the entire production process and ever-changing trends in the mobile game industry She stood at the forefront of the promotion of the game “Seekers Notes”, from scratch to the final build. She works closely with both the marketing and production teams to increase MyTona’s growth and to also widen its branding. Today, “Seekers Notes” is one of the most successful games in the genre of hidden object.
Daniel Sun Project Director at Seasun (Kingsoft)
EMAIL DANIEL VIEW LECTURE
Seasun Project Director, mobile game producer and person in charge of "WJX" and "WJX2"
Project Director, Seasun (Kingsoft)
Alen Wu Director of Global Business Development at Oasis Games
EMAIL ALEN VIEW LECTURE
Alen Wu joined Oasis Games in July 2012 as Head of Business Development. Currently Alen is responsible for all global Console & PC publishing and corporate business development, playing a key role in Oasis Games' global business growth.
Director of Global Business Development, Oasis Games
Zhang Zhiyuan Business Development Director of Pangolin Ad Network at ByteDance
EMAIL ZHANG VIEW LECTURE
Zhang Zhiyuan is in charge of partnership expansion in the game industry for Pangolin Ad Network ad platform. His experience with various solutions in the game industry has helped many top game companies, such as Cheetah Mobile, Gameloft and Zeptolab, to increase revenues via ad liquidity programs.
Business Development Director of Pangolin Ad Network, ByteDance
Francis Peng CEO at INFUN
EMAIL FRANCIS VIEW LECTURE
Francis Peng is the CEO and co-founder of INFUN, a blockchain game company. As a senior game designer and game producer, he oversees developing a new blockchain game named Iron Throne. Prior to establishing INFUN, Francis worked in Ubisoft and Tencent for 10 years, responsible for the game design and the commercial realization of multiple games.
Tiago Alves VP APAC at Aptoide
EMAIL TIAGO VIEW LECTURE
After leading its Series A round, Tiago became VP Asia Pacific at Aptoide (Android App Store with 250M active users). More recently he was instrumental in raising USD 17 million in AppCoins' ICO. He is a regular speaker at tech events (e.g. Tech in Asia, Echelon, Casual Connect, Blockchain Asia, GMASA, RISE).
VP APAC, Aptoide
Kieran Barr VP of Sales & Business Development at Innovecs
EMAIL KIERAN VIEW LECTURE
Kieran runs business development for one of the fastest growing international outsourcing game developers in the world - Innovecs. He also helps mobile game developers increase their monetization through understanding global advertising and App Store revenue tactics through a strategic partnership with Apptopia.
VP of Sales & Business Development, Innovecs
Leonard Frankel CEO at ClanPlay
EMAIL LEONARD VIEW LECTURE
Leonard is the CEO of ClanPlay, a messaging app for awesome gamers that synchronizes with the chat inside games. Before establishing ClanPlay, Leonard served as the VP Biz Dev at Plarium, one of the leading mobile strategy games developers. During his off-time, he plays CCGs, practices yoga and eats hummus.
Chase Freo CEO at Alto.io
EMAIL CHASE VIEW LECTURE
Chase had a wealth of experience in finance and tech before entering the gaming industry. He was previously the CMO of R2Games where he oversaw the company’s PR and growth strategies for its browser and mobile games division. He is currently CEO of Alto.io and oversees the development of the Alto platform for game developers and creators, allowing them to easily mint, sell and connect interoperable game items on the blockchain.
Game Hollywood Hong Kong Limited
Amy Ho Director of Business Development at Game Hollywood Hong Kong Limited
EMAIL AMY VIEW LECTURE
An anthropologist working in the games industry for over 5 years, Amy has been working for small and mid-size Indie and Publishers, both in the Chinese and overseas markets since 2013. Currently Amy is the Director of Business Development at Game Hollywood, the largest Chinese web-game publisher by revenue generated in 2016.
Director of Business Development, Game Hollywood Hong Kong Limited
Daniel Lin VP Marketing at Oasis Games
EMAIL DANIEL VIEW LECTURE
Daniel oversees global strategic planning and execution of PR, marketing & branding, including mobile, PC and console games. He is responsible for managing Oasis Games Brand Expression and Visual Identity across all products in overseas and China mainland market, leading initiatives, resources and partnerships that support marketing strategy, vision, promise and architecture.
VP Marketing, Oasis Games
Norman Lo President at KingsToy Inc．
EMAIL NORMAN VIEW LECTURE
Mr. Norman Lo is currently the President of KingsToy Inc., and he is also the producer of a very innovative soccer game, Dream Football Club (DFC). Due to its unique design, DFC has won many honors and awards in China. Mr. Lo was also the producer of SGC Online, which was the most successful MMOSLG in China.
President, KingsToy Inc．
Paddy Markham CEO at CAPSL Entertainment
EMAIL PADDY VIEW LECTURE
With 18 years of global product experience, Paddy led Zynga’s Chinese mobile studio, overseeing 6 international games while driving Zynga’s first mid-core mobile title. In 2016 he founded CAPSL Entertainment, a revolutionary esports platform igniting the next generation of competitive gamers.
CEO, CAPSL Entertainment
Denis Mikan Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Kunabi Brother
EMAIL DENIS VIEW LECTURE
Denis is a co-founder and captain at kunabi brother, an independent game studio from Vienna. Their games Blek (Apple Design Award 2014) and FROST (Apple Design Award 2018) have won international acclaim for innovation and design, and are enjoyed by millions of players.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Kunabi Brother
Shenzhen Miniwan Technology Co., Ltd.
Yadong Nan Marketing Manager at Shenzhen Miniwan Technology Co., Ltd.
EMAIL YADONG VIEW LECTURE
Yadong Nan is the marketing manager at Miniwan. He has 5 years mobile ads experience and has worked at Miniwan for one and half years. He is familiar with overseas marketing. Now he is responsible for Mini world block art UA for global market, including Google, Facebook, videos traffic and YouTubers' cooperation.
Marketing Manager, Shenzhen Miniwan Technology Co., Ltd.
Christopher Natsuume Creative Director & Co-Founder at Boomzap
EMAIL CHRISTOPHER VIEW LECTURE
Christopher has been making games since 1994, including titles on PC, console, and mobile. He is currently the creative director and co-founder of Boomzap Entertainment, one of the top independent casual game development studios in the world. He is also the host of the People Make Things podcast.
Creative Director & Co-Founder, Boomzap
Wandrille Pruvot CEO at XTR4L1F3
EMAIL WANDRILLE VIEW LECTURE
Wandrille Pruvot is a pioneer of Mobile Gaming ( first games in 2001 on Nokia), pioneer in Mobile Advertising (2007), pioneer in Mobile multiplayer (XTR4L1F3 launched in 2011); He lived on 3 continents (Asia, North America, Europe). Specialist in Social, Monetization and Advertising.
Chen Qi COO at FunPlus
EMAIL CHEN VIEW LECTURE
FunPlus is leading mobile game developer and publisher globally. Chen is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at FunPlus since 2011. Before FunPlus, he served as COO, then CEO, of Spil Games Asia. Chen was also a Founder and General Manager for 360Quan and the Communication Director for Conservation International in China.
Head of Games BD, OPPO
505 Games | Digital Bros Group
Thomas Rosenthal GM Asia Pacific at 505 Games | Digital Bros Group
EMAIL THOMAS VIEW LECTURE
Thomas started-up and led the Italy China Foundation from 2005 to 2015. In 2010, he founded the CeSIF, the Research Centre on China studies which he directed until 2015. Thomas was since 2008 a Professor of Chinese Economy and Institutions at the Catholic University of Milan and is currently a visiting professor at ASERI – the Postgraduate School of Economics and International Relations in Milan. In 2015, he started-up the China operations of Digital Bros Group a leading stock-listed digital entertainment company, parent company of 505 Games, Thomas is now leading from Hong Kong the Chinese, South Korean and Japanese markets for the Group and is also a Board member of the European Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC).
GM Asia Pacific, 505 Games | Digital Bros Group
VP, Shanda Games Limited
Don Sim CEO at Madeviral
EMAIL DON VIEW LECTURE
Don has over 7 years of game business experience across SEA in development, publishing, and marketing. Having experienced the challenges in development and publishing in SEA, Madeviral was founded by Don to aid publishers effectively expand into the rapidly growing SEA market. He is in charge of Madeviral's strategy, partnerships and company expansion.
Grace Wang Developer Relations Manager at Flaregames
EMAIL GRACE VIEW LECTURE
Chen (Grace) Wang joined Flaregames as the Customer Support Analyst in September 2017 and now works for the Developer Relations team, sourcing free-to-play mobile games for global launching. She holds a Master of International Business from UIBE and a M.A. of Management in Innovation and New Media from Karlshochschule International University.
Developer Relations Manager, Flaregames
Phoebe Wang indieSky Manager at iDreamSky
EMAIL PHOEBE VIEW LECTURE
Phoebe is managing indieSky, the indie platform under iDreamSky. indieSky partners with indie developers from all around the world to bring awesome games to China, such as Monument Valley, Mekorama, Framed, Agent A, Maximum Car, Dashy Crashy and more.
indieSky Manager, iDreamSky
Xiao Xiao Co-Founder at BlaCat
EMAIL XIAO VIEW LECTURE
Xiao has worked for companies such as Shanda, Ourgame and iQIYI PPS. In his GM role of the iQIYI PPS Game Business Division, he built the iQIYI game platform, which has been one of the top performing game platforms in China.
Sunny Yuan Director of Business Development at Do Global
EMAIL SUNNY VIEW LECTURE
Sunny Yuan is now working as Director of BD in Do Global. She has 6+ experience in BD and mobile game industry. She successfully brought several popular western games to China and worldwide. Served as Head of BD in China's biggest utility mobile developer and game publisher, Cheetah Mobile, and Senior BD manager at ChuKong Technology. During the 6 years, she has worked with at least 30 overseas companies and signed many publishing deals. She hopes to bring more high quality content to China, even globally.
Director of Business Development, Do Global
Ling Zhang Director at Binance Labs
EMAIL LING VIEW LECTURE
Ling holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Management in Business Administration from Peking University, Harvard Kennedy School drop-out. She was formerly the Director of User Operations at Mobvoi, a Google-backed AI unicorn startup. Investment portfolios includes: Cocos-BCX, CertiK, Cred, etc.
Director, Binance Labs
Ted Zhou Overseas B.D. Manager at ZPLAY
EMAIL TED VIEW LECTURE
Responsible for project and game sourcing in ZPLAY, ever published titles including Will Hero, Cat Quest, Comic Boy, Meteorfall.
Overseas B.D. Manager, ZPLAY
X.D. Network Inc.
Alister Zhou BD Manager at X.D. Network Inc.
EMAIL ALISTER VIEW LECTURE
Alister is currently the business manager of X.D. Network Inc., He is responsible for the indie games publishing of PC, Console and Mobile in China and worldwide. Concentrating in business developement, marketing and publishing for indies and especially premium titles.
BD Manager, X.D. Network Inc.
Cotton Founder at CottonGame
EMAIL COTTON VIEW LECTURE
Cotton is an indie game developer and producer. He is the author of Mr. Pumpkin Adventure, Isoland, LittleTriangle, and has successfully published several famous games on Switch, Steam, Wegame, Xbox, PS and the the mainstream mobile game platforms.
Zac Cameron Senior Writer at Greenlit Content
EMAIL ZAC VIEW LECTURE
While having played games all his life, Zac has only recently made the gaming industry his career, focusing heavily on esports and developer / consumer relationships.
Senior Writer, Greenlit Content
Fabio Luiz de Lima Director of Marketing at BitGuild
EMAIL FABIO LUIZ VIEW LECTURE
Fabio de Lima is the Director of Marketing at BitGuild, and has over 6 years of experience in gaming and online media industry in North America and Asia. Fabio uses his expertise and savoir-faire to lead the charge on all of BitGuild's public facing fronts.
Fabio Luiz de Lima
Director of Marketing, BitGuild
Aaron Deng VP at Pathea Games
EMAIL AARON VIEW LECTURE
Aaron graduated from Southwest China Normal University. He has worked in the games industry since 2001. A senior gaming media editor - he was the Gaming Chief Editor of China Computer Week, and was the Marketing Director of 52PK. Aaron is Vice President of Pathea Games, head of marketing and operations.
VP, Pathea Games
Jeremy Goh Co-Founder; Sound Designer; Composer, at Imba Interactive
EMAIL JEREMY VIEW LECTURE
Jeremy is the co-founder of Imba Interactive, a Singapore-based studio that provides end-to-end audio and music solutions for video games and apps. Having worked in the audio industry for over 8 years, Jeremy has found a haven in creating fulfilling experiences for games and interactive media.
Co-Founder; Sound Designer; Composer,, Imba Interactive
Garrett Jin Co-Founder at BitForex
EMAIL GARRETT VIEW LECTURE
Garrett Jin is a well-known entrepreneur in cryptocurrency. Bitforex, the compay he founded, is based in Singapore and is one of the world's top 10 cryptocurrency trading platforms. It has launched more than 150 trading currencies and has more than 1.8 million registered users. In 2014 he joined Huobin, responsible for operation, trading rules, design, and product data analysis. He founded fuelen medical Germany limited in 2016, which is committed to establishing a comprehensive medical network in Germany for institutional clients. He has been a senior President at BitForex since the start of 2017.
Haqi Li CEO at PeroPeroGames
EMAIL HAQI VIEW LECTURE
Haqi is the CEO of PeroPeroGames and producer of Muse Dash.
Yury Mazanik Managing Partner at Belka Games
EMAIL YURY VIEW LECTURE
Yury is a Belarus-based entrepreneur with a number of prominent businesses in gaming (best game for FB 2014), adtech and edutainment. He is a co-founder of Belka GAmes. Yury is an informal leader & seed investor for many adtech startups.
Managing Partner, Belka Games
Hasnul Samsudin Vice President of Creative Content & Technologies Division at MDEC
EMAIL HASNUL VIEW LECTURE
Hasnul Hadi Samsudin is currently the Vice President of the Creative Content and Technologies of the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd. He has played an integral role in developing the Malaysian Creative Digital Content Industry in the past few years through his capacity in various roles from within government and private sector.
Vice President of Creative Content & Technologies Division, MDEC
Luke Stapley Senior Overseas Marketing Manager at Synative
EMAIL LUKE VIEW LECTURE
Luke Stapley is the Overseas Marketing Manager at Synative, a playable video solution for mobile marketing groups. Luke has been working in the game industry for over 10 years with 3 years in the Chinese game industry. Luke is a Jack-of-all-trades working in game journalism, marketing, customer service, and more. Luke is a past employee and current volunteer for the Computer Games Association.
Senior Overseas Marketing Manager, Synative
Shenzhen Leyi Network Co., Ltd.
Andrew Zhu Director of Overseas Market at Shenzhen Leyi Network Co., Ltd.
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Andrew Zhu is currently the director of overseas market in Shenzhen Leyi. He has been engaged in overseas UA work for 5 years and has much experience in user acquisition for hardcore games in European and American markets. The company's self-developed strategy game is at the front rank of strategy games in app stores.
Director of Overseas Market, Shenzhen Leyi Network Co., Ltd.
Yuliya Moshkaryova Director at Indie Prize
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Yuliya manages the Indie Prize Showcase which hosts over 400 development teams each year.
Director, Indie Prize
Catherine Simpson Event Content Manager at Casual Connect
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Cathy is the event content manager for Casual Connect conferences. Please email Cathy for any questions about speaking at Casual Connect.
Event Content Manager, Casual Connect