Speakers

Speakers
2017

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Peter Cardwell

Head of XBOX Certification
Microsoft

Rod Fergusson

Studio Head
The Coalition

Andrew Day

CEO
Keywords Studios

Leah Hoyer

Vice President of Creative
Telltale Games

Jason Harris

Sr. Director of WW External Development
Electronic Arts

Gilles Langourieux

CEO
Virtuos

Harley Zhao

Founder & CEO
Original Force

Mike Verdu

Senior Vice President
EA Mobile

Alex Stein

Lead Artist/Outsourcing Art Manager
Treyarch/Activision

Marija Radulovic-Nastic

VP of Central Development Services
Electronic Arts

Michael Gilmartin

Vice President, Global Quality Assurance and Localization
Blizzard Entertainment

Jenny Weiss

Director of Product Development
Electronic Arts

Pete Fabiano

Senior Manager of Global Production
Capcom

Laurent Lugbull

Category Manager – Outsourcing and External Development
Ubisoft

Carla Rylance

Outsource Manager
The Coalition

Richard Ludlow

Audio Director
Hexany Audio

Masashi Otake

Art and Outsource Supervisor
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Jeferson Valadares

GM/VP of Product Development
BANDAI NAMCO

Eric Hayashi

Executive Producer
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Robert Krekel

Senior Sound Desginer
Naughty Dog

Jeremy Ables

CEO
Uber Entertainment

Jack Wood

Senior Director Partner Engagement and Product Support WWCE
Electronic Arts

David Kern

Technical Director
Technicolor, India

David Lam

Senior Art Manager
Bioware

John Mayhew

External Art Development Director
Bioware

Ashley Liu

CEO
Mindwalk Studios

Dennis Cooper

Director of External Production
Telltale Games

Erica Mehallo

Senior Project Manager
Formosa Interactive

Darren Merritt

Head of QA
Riot Games

Sean Murch

Partner
Interactive Studio Management (ISM)

Sébastien Tasserie

Senior Business Development Manager
Microsoft Studios

Walter de Torres

Founding Partner
Pixel Mafia

Isabelle Bismuth

Project Manager - Codev & Outsourcing
Ubisoft

Ben Wibberley

Managing Partner
DAQA

Shannon Potter

Associate Creative Director & Supervising Sound Designer
Formosa Interactive

Paul Lipson

Vice President of Creative Services
Formosa Interactive

Jake Digennaro

Sr. Business Development Manager
Virtuos

Jose Araiza

Producer
Ubisoft

Marla Rausch

Founder & CEO
Animation Vertigo

Rebecca Chan

Studio Director, EA Shanghai
Electronic Arts

Arjun Agnihotri

Director & Head: Business Development
Dhruva

Adrian Sosa

VP of Delivery
Globant

Stewart Neal

Development Manager
Sumo Digital

Anika Negi

Production Manager
Technicolor, India

Igor Efremov

CEO
Sperasoft

Alan Van Slyke

Senior Director of Service Delivery
Sperasoft

Richard S Badger

General Manager
d3t Limited

Sam Carlisle

Senior Director - External Partner Relations
EMEA regions Microsoft

Carolina Dolan

Stay Relevant Partner
Globant

Dilber Mann

Sr. Producer
The Coalition

Victor Lucas

Creator, Executive Producer & Host
Electric Playground

Nancy Basi

Executive Director, Film and Media Centre
Vancouver Economic Commission