Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

Marianne Krawczyk

Lecturer and Video Game Writer · Loyola Marymount University

Marianne Krawczyk is a screenwriter and video game writer.

Game Writing Writing for Animation Screenwriting Computer Programming Creative Writing

Josh Morgan

Senior Lecturer of Animation and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

LMU School of Film and Television & Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Unreal Engine 4 Interactive Animation Game Design Mobile App Development Video Games

Constance Steinkuehler

Professor of Informatics · UC Irvine

Constance Steinkuehler researches the cognitive and social aspects of multiplayer online videogames and esports.

Teenage Boys and Gameplay eSports Computer Gaming Multiplayer Online Videogames Parenting and Videogames

Nada Elias-Lambert

MSW Program Director & Assistant Professor of Social Work; Affiliate Faculty, Women & Gender Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Elias-Lambert focuses on the influence of victim and perpetrator alcohol use on levels of rape myth acceptance

Bystander Effect Alcohol Use Disorders Rape culture

Brian Burton

CEO · Burtons Media Group

CEO at Burtons Media Group

E-Learning Mobile App Development Serious Games & Virtual Worlds

Zelimir Fedoran

Software Engineer · Verold

Don't hack your way through a field of IT speakers when the only hardware you need is Verold's Software Engineer and game enthusiast

Game Engine Architecture Web Development Javascript Game Development

Casey O'Donnell

Associate Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Casey O'Donnell's research examines the creative collaborative work of video game design and development.

Software Engineering Computers and Society Science and technology studies Game Studies Anthropology

Michael Bond

Senior Developer & Project Manager · Verold

Now you'll really see something! Verold's Senior Developer and game industry veteran is set to grab the controls of your next event

Online Gaming Game Development Digital Technologies for Gaming Animation Applications for Gaming Content Development and Immersive Technologies

Simeon Pashley

CIO / CMO / CTO / Technical Director · Gamelinchpin.com

CTO / CIO / CMO / Technical Director at Approved Food

Web Development Game Development Game Production

Monty Sharma

Managing Director · MassDiGi

Monty Sharma is a seasoned executive with extensive marketing, product management, and customer management experience.

Game Development Mobile Applications Video Games Product Management Business Development

Luke Dicken

Founder · Robot Overlord Games

Expert in Artificial Intelligence Applied to Games and Simulated Worlds

Artificial Intelligence Game Development Education

Steffi Shook, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media · Manhattanville College

An expert in video games, film, media, social media, gender and sexuality, and media representation.

Fandom during quarantine Gender and Sexuality Film Video Games Media

Zuby Ahmed

Senior Lecturer & Programme Director MSc Video Game Enterprise & Production · Birmingham City University

Zuby Ahmed is a seasoned game developer and manager, with a career spanning over 20 years, 15 years focused within the Games Industry.

Creative direction and Game Design Entrepreneurship & Opportunities within the digital sector Computer Game Development and Design Gaming Video Game Production

Becky Taylor

Marketing Associate · Stomp Games

Video Game Marketing and Research

Online Gaming Communication Education Marketing Video Games

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Jennifer Puckett

Production Manager, USA · eModeration Limited

Production Manager, USA at eModeration Limited

Kid Safety Online Safety Community Engagement Online Tools Development

Ralph Barbagallo

Founder · FLARB LLC

Experienced game developer, designer, and engineer on mobile (Unity3D/iOS/Android), web, and augmented reality projects.

Mobile Games Iphone Development Amazon Web Services

Clint Waasted

Negotiation Team Program Director and Lecturer in Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: waastedc@uchastings.edu

Mediation Alternative Dispute Resolution Intellectual Property Licensing Negotiation

Charles Howard

Lecturer, Film and TV Production · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television