Chris Early VP, Digital Publishing of Ubisoft
Chris Early joined Ubisoft’s San Francisco office in February 2010 as vice president of digital publishing. Early spearheads Ubisoft’s digital publishing initiatives, where he oversees digital game commerce including virtual reality, operations and player engagement in North, South and Central America territories.
VP, Digital Publishing, Ubisoft
Leonard Frankel Co-Founder & CEO of ClanPlay
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.
Co-Founder & CEO, ClanPlay
Most Played Games
Derrick Alain Mapagu CEO and Founder of Most Played Games
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Derrick Alain Mapagu
CEO and Founder, Most Played Games
Atsuo Nakayama President & COO of Bushiroad SEA
Atsuo Nakayama, President & COO of Bushiroad Singapore, manages TCG/Mobile game/Anime business derives from IPs including owned: “Vanguard”, “Baddy Fight” and “BanG Dream”. He also specialized in IP business backed by previous career as the Studio head/GM of Bandai Namco Studios Vancouver/Singapore.
President & COO, Bushiroad SEA
Don Anderson Head of Family & Learning Partnerships, APAC of YouTube
Don has more than 20 years of media and digital experience, including overseeing digital sales, marketing and communications for leading publishers, platforms and agencies in Asia-Pacific. As Head of Family & Learning for YouTube APAC, Don oversees the platform’s content strategy and partnerships.
Head of Family & Learning Partnerships, APAC, YouTube
mixi, Inc. (XFLAG)
Kirin Ando Senior Director, Global Business Division of mixi, Inc. (XFLAG)
Kirin Ando is a Senior Director in the Global Business Division in XFLAG, the entertainment arm of mixi inc. and publisher of Monster Strike. Kirin led marketing for Monster Strike to top ranks in markets including Taiwan, the US and is currently creating the battle plan for new global titles.
Senior Director, Global Business Division, mixi, Inc. (XFLAG)
Ini3 Digital PLC
Pattera Apithanakoon CEO of Ini3 Digital PLC
Ini3 has serviced over 30 games for more than 10 years. Softbank Ventures invested in Ini3, where they foresaw management capabilities and perspective and helped the expansion throughout Southeast Asia. One of Ini3's more recent successes is the collaboration with Blizzard for Hearthstone.
CEO, Ini3 Digital PLC
Thijs Bosma CEO of Dr. Panda
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CEO, Dr. Panda
Won Cho EVP of Global Business of 4:33
Won Cho is the EVP of Global Business at 4:33, a mobile game publisher based in Korea, and spearheads its global business expansion. He is an 16-year industry veteran, previously was a Managing Director and Country Manager for Gameloft Korea and a General Manager for Atari Korea.
EVP of Global Business, 4:33
Gwen Guo Co-Founder of IMBA Interactive
Gwen is a co-founder of IMBA interactive, a small Singapore-based studio that provides end-to-end audio solutions for video games. Of the many games she’s designed sound for, some have bagged audio awards in Indie Game Festival China 2013 and Indie Prize 2013/2014.
Co-Founder, IMBA Interactive
Gary Huang Overseas Business Director of Linekong
Overseas business director at Linekong, a leading Chinese game developer with its MMO titles, Gary’s role is to introduce their self-developed mobile games to foreign countries and to source overseas mobile titles to China. Prior to joining Linekong, Gary was the international BD director at NetEase.
Overseas Business Director, Linekong
Justin Kim CEO of REDBANA Philippines
In his role as CEO, Justin KIM leads Redbana Corporation’s global operations and works closely with pc online and mobile game developers and publishers. He has performed market analysis and brokered distribution agreements globally, specializing in online pc and mobile games.
CEO, REDBANA Philippines
LAI Global Game Services
David Lakritz President & CEO of LAI Global Game Services
David Lakritz is LAI's President & CEO and has over 20 years of management and business development experience within the game industry. David holds BSEE, MSCS and MBA degrees from University of Wisconsin, Stanford and Golden Gate University, and is the author of 5 patents on workflow technology.
President & CEO, LAI Global Game Services
mixi, Inc. (XFLAG)
Langer Lee Strategy Director, Global Business Division of mixi, Inc. (XFLAG)
Langer is the Strategy Director for the Global Business Division in XFLAG, the entertainment arm of mixi inc. and publisher of Monster Strike. Langer is spearheading the global strategy in expanding XFLAG's presence and looks forward to creating thrilling battle entertainment all around the world.
Strategy Director, Global Business Division, mixi, Inc. (XFLAG)
Jaime Ocampo General Manager APAC of Kochava
Jaime (pronounced as "Hai-me") has worked regional roles in the mobile gaming space for the last 15+ years. He joins as their General Manager for APAC to run the company’s rapidly growing business in the region. Jaime continues to be a strong advocate of using a proper data-driven approach to execute smart mobile gaming strategies.
General Manager APAC, Kochava
Cvetan Rusimov COO of Imperia Online
Cvetan Rusimov is the COO of Imperia Online. Cvetan is a member of the IMGA China Awards Jury and Mentor at global game accelerator Game Founders. He is а games industry professional with 15 years’ experience. Joining Imperia Online, he raised a team of nine to a multi-million dollar company.
COO, Imperia Online
Tong Xu CEO of Narvalous
Tong Xu is the CEO and co-founder of Narvalous, an emerging gaming publishing company based in Palo Alto, CA. Narvalous aims to bridge top-quality games and potential top-quality gamers, and to bridge the western and eastern gaming markets.
Yuli Zhao Vice President of Corporate BD of Youzu Interactive
Yuli Zhao is Vice President of Corporate BD for Youzu Interactive. She has multiple years of experience in the games industry and has served as strategic partner to many top game companies. Before joining Youzu, Yuli helped set up the global business for game department for Qihoo 360.
Vice President of Corporate BD, Youzu Interactive
Eldad Ben Tora CRO & Co-Founder of KIDOZ
Co-founder & CRO at KIDOZ, Eldad is in charge of company’s revenues, marketing and business development, working with various partners to address the booming market of kids on mobile devices. Prior to KIDOZ, Eldad served as General Manager at Bluesnap (Plimus) sold to Great Hill Partners.
Eldad Ben Tora
CRO & Co-Founder, KIDOZ
Daniel Bernstein Vice President of Corum Group
Daniel has worked in a number of roles over a 20 year career in high technology, most recently as the founder and CEO of Sandlot Games Corporation, a leading casual games publisher and developer that sold in 2011. Now Daniel helps other companies achieve an exit as a Vice President for Corum Group.
Vice President, Corum Group
Dylan Collins CEO of SuperAwesome
Dylan Collins is CEO of SuperAwesome, the largest kids digital media platform in the world, reaching >300M kids/month. On the board of digital agency Potato and kids animation studio Brown Bag Films, he formerly founded Jolt Online Gaming, acq. by GameStop and DemonWare, acq. by Activision Blizzard.
Masahiko Honma Co-Founder and General Partner of Incubate Fund
Masahiko Honma is co-founder and general partner of Incubate Fund, the largest seed stage investment group in Japan. Our total asset under management is US $180M from investors like Tencent, Yahoo, SEGA, Mixi, Mitsui Sumitomo Bank, and Japan’s government fund.
Co-Founder and General Partner, Incubate Fund
Kirill Lazackovich CEO and Co-Founder of GoKids!
Co-Founder and CEO of GoKids! development studio focused on creating educational and entertainment games for kids with more than 50M downloads on Google Play. Previously worked as financial systems quality assurance manager.
CEO and Co-Founder, GoKids!
Ryan Lee CFO of SmartStudy
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Turner Asia Pacific
David Webb Head of Research and Planning of Turner Asia Pacific
David works closely with the content, brand, and commercial teams to assist with on-going network strategy development. As part of this, he manages Turner’s acclaimed New Generations research – one of the largest sets of studies of lifestyles and opinions of kids and families in Asia Pacific.
Head of Research and Planning, Turner Asia Pacific
Arief Whidiyasa Chief Executive Officer of Agate Studio
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Chief Executive Officer, Agate Studio
Andy Zhong Co-Founder & CEO of FunPlus
Andy is co-founder & CEO of FunPlus. Prior to founding FunPlus in 2010, he was VP of Engineering and Product at TheGameNet.com and, before that, served as engineering director and product management lead at RockYou. This was preceded by engineering positions at Ask.com, Oracle and Bell Laboratories.
Co-Founder & CEO, FunPlus
Gabby Dizon CEO of Altitude Games
Gabby is co-founder and CEO of Altitude Games, a Manila-based developer/publisher. Gabby has been part of the SEA games industry for 13 years. Gabby was the founding president of Game Developers Association of the Philippines and is recognized by e27 as one of the country’s top startup influencers.
CEO, Altitude Games
ESGS Indie Arena
Gwendelyn Foster Organizer of ESGS Indie Arena
A grassroots community organizer for independent game developers, Gwen Foster does end to end game development, PR & Marketing for various game studios.
Organizer, ESGS Indie Arena
Yan Marchal Chief Bastard of Sanuk Games
Yan founded Sanuk Games in Bangkok in 2003, after he had jumped from a comfortable position at Ubisoft in Paris without a parachute. After years of soul-searching and tough rides, Sanuk Games established itself as a prominent indie studio, with over 50 games released in the past couple of years.
Chief Bastard, Sanuk Games
Saikala Sultanova Head of User Acquisition of Space Ape
Saikala is a Head of User Acquisition at the Space Ape Games, an Award Winning Mobile-first developer of high quality and successful strategy games based in London. Saikala’s background encompasses, Social Casino games with Plumbee and Casual mobile games with Miniclip.
Head of User Acquisition, Space Ape
Eric Tan Founder & CEO of Fifth Journey
Eric founded Fifth Journey after nearly 20 years as an executive with Gameloft, EA, Universal Pictures and Universal Music. Eric led Gameloft China publishing for major Hollywood franchises. Among his 20+ published titles for Hollywood, Despicable Me: Minion Rush remains a top-grosser in China.
Founder & CEO, Fifth Journey
Simon Toh Head of APAC Platform Sales of MoPub
Simon leads the MoPub's publisher development effort for the APAC region. He works with premium APAC publishers to strategize and implement successful monetization techniques to grow their business. Previously, he was with Millennial Media (APAC) where he spearheaded their business development effort and led the publisher partnership team.
Head of APAC Platform Sales, MoPub
Rip Yoon Head BizDev of QROAD Inc.
Rip Yoon is in charge of business development at QROAD Inc., which is the largest game services & operation company in Korea. His past experiences cover from dev to sales, along with leadership positions at Webzen and CJ E&M. He has been working in Korean gaming industry for 20 years.
Head BizDev, QROAD Inc.
Witching Hour Studios
Ian Gregory Co-Founder & Creative Director of Witching Hour Studios
Ian's handiwork includes dreaming up the expansive medieval fantasy world of the Ravenmark strategy series (Scourge of Estellion and Mercenaries), in addition to designing complex turn-based mechanics and balance for those games.
Co-Founder & Creative Director, Witching Hour Studios
Gerald Tock Chieftain of Inzen Studio
Gerald is Chieftain at Inzen Studio. Inzen creates inventive play experiences inspired by Asian entertainment throughout the years and is taking this approach to the world in 2015, with its first stop being China!
Chieftain, Inzen Studio
Nori Hayashi Country Manager for Japan of AppLovin
Nori Hayashi is Country Manager for Japan at AppLovin, a leading mobile marketing platform that helps the world's largest brands reach over two billion consumers globally with relevant content. Nori joined AppLovin in 2013, shortly after the company launched.
Country Manager for Japan, AppLovin
John Lee CEO and Founder of Gamera Networks
John is the CEO and founder of Gamera Networks, a mobile eSports game community platform. In addition to founding Gamera, he sits on the boards of several eSports and social media companies, including ESL Asia, KuuHubb, and MigMe Networks. He is also an advisor for Koyoki Mobile, developer of Forces of Freedom.
CEO and Founder, Gamera Networks
All Correct Games
Yulia Molostova Localization Project Manager of All Correct Games
Yulia is a game localization project manager since 2014. She works on the projects of Ubisoft and other leading companies, as well as regularly participates in international conferences.
Localization Project Manager, All Correct Games
SEA Gaming Pte Ltd
Stephane Panyasiri CEO of SEA Gaming Pte Ltd
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CEO, SEA Gaming Pte Ltd
Yellow Monkey Studios
Shailesh Prabhu Founder of Yellow Monkey Studios
Shailesh is an Indie game designer and founder of Yellow Monkey Studios. He has worked on HUEBRIX, Socioball, One More Pass and BLUK, and is working on a local multiplayer game called Sky Sutra. He currently works in Denmark at Cape CPH as a product owner on The Gentleman, a narrative musical game.
Founder, Yellow Monkey Studios
Peichun Gau Content Manager of Casual Connect
Peichun Gau is the content manager for Casual Connect. Please email Peichun if you would like to speak for any of the four Casual Connect events.
Content Manager, Casual Connect
Cathy Simpson Content Director of Casual Connect
Cathy is the content director for Casual Connect conferences. Please email Cathy for any questions about speaking at Casual Connect.
Content Director, Casual Connect
Miriam Ticsay Content Manager of Casual Connect
Miriam Ticsay is a content manager for Casual Connect. Please email Miriam if you would like to speak for any of the Casual Connect events.
Content Manager, Casual Connect