Brands. Media. Tech. Teams. Together.

September 10-12, 2019 | MGM Grand, Las Vegas

2019 Speakers

Learn, gain insight, and ask questions of the key executives from brand marketing, television, sports and technology speaking at Esports Business Summit.

Roderick Alemania

CEO
ReadyUp

Naz Aletaha

Head of Esports Partnerships
Riot Games

Nick Allen

SVP, Esports and Partnerships
Popdog

Jacob 'PR' Arce

Broadcaster

Matt Archambault

Head of Partnerships & Business Development - NA Esports
Riot Games

Andy Babb

Executive Vice President and Head of Games
Super League Gaming

Justin Balanon

Associate Director of Influencer Marketing
Bumble

Joe Barnes

Director, Experiential Marketing
Anheuser-Busch InBev

Katie Bedford

Host for Call of Duty Esports
Activision Blizzard

Bonnie Bernstein

Founder, Walk Swiftly Productions
Executive Producer/Good Game: UC Irvine

Dave Bialek

Co-Founder / CEO
ReKTGlobal / Rogue

Christian Bishop

World Showdown of Esports Commissioner
Estars Studios

Paul Brewer

Senior Vice President, Brand Partnerships
ESL North America

Jess Brohard

Esports & Gaming Host
Character Select Agency

Michael Brooks

Executive Director
National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE)

Alan Bunney

CEO
Panda Global

Scott Campbell

Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition
Blizzard Entertainment

James Chang

Counsel
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Josh Chapman

Managing Partner
Konvoy Ventures

Charlie Chappell

Head of Integrated Marketing
Hershey’s

Elaine Chase

VP of Esports
Wizards of the Coast

Garrett Chau

Co-Heads F2K
Shareholder Tyson Entertainment Group

Eunice Chen

Advisor
Cloud9 Esports, Inc.

Tim Clark

Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer
NASCAR

Jason Colvin

Senior Director of Gaming & Esports
RedPeg Marketing

Justin Conzemius

Marketing/Business Unit Director - Old El Paso & Totino's Pizza Rolls
General Mills

Bryan Cook

Chief Digital Officer
Joe Gibbs Racing

Lisa Cosmas Hanson

Founder and Managing Partner
Niko Partners

Christopher Crook

Counsel
Venable LLP

Bassem [Bear] Dahdouh

Esports Tournament Director, Player & Streamer
Thunder Gaming

Jackson Dahl

Director of Business Development, Founding Team
100 Thieves

Justin Dellario

Head of Twitch Esports
Twitch

Mark Deppe

Director
UCI Esports and Commissioner at North American Scholastic Esports Federation

Gayle Dickie

Founder & CEO
Gamer World News Entertainment

Jennifer Dill

Vice President, esports
Turner Sports

Andy Dinh

Founder and CEO
TSM

Brendan Donohue

Managing Director
NBA 2K League

Neil Duffy

Chief Commercial Officer
WorldGaming and Collegiate Starleague

Scott Dzierzanowski

Associate Creative Director
Mosaic

Matt Edelman

Chief Commercial Officer
Super League Gaming

Karim Farghaly

Director, Business Development
Bandai Namco Entertainment America

Johanna Faries

Commissioner of Call of Duty Esports
Activision Blizzard

John Fazio

CEO
N3rd Street Gamers

Dan Fiden

President
Cloud9 Esports, Inc.

Ryan Fitzpatrick

SVP, Lifestyle Marketing & Branded Entertainment
NCompass International

Steven Flisler

Sr. Director, Esports Product & Operations
Twitch

Miguel Gil

Founder
United States Esports Association (USEA)

Ed Gold

Marketing Director
State Farm

Rob Gonzales

Esports Host/Commentator

Rose Gunson

Gears of War Esports Executive Producer
Microsoft

Ryan Gutierrez

Managing Partner
Cross Counter TV

Christopher Haas

Partnership Manager
Matcherino

Toto Haba

SVP, Global Digital
Benefit Cosmetics

Ann Hand

Chairman and CEO
Super League Gaming

Jud Hannigan

CEO
Allied Esports

Todd Harris

Co-Founder of Hi-Rez Studios
Skillshot Media

Jessica Heasley

Content Director
Event Marketer magazine

Marc Herron

Senior Vice President of Strategy
Sparks

Brad Hiranaga

Chief Brand Officer, North America
General Mills

Robb Hittner

Head of Brand Partnerships
WHIZ BANG

Bob Holtzman

Founder and Principal
Co-op Mode Communications

David Huntzinger

Agent
WME

Arnold Hur

COO
Gen.G esports

Louis J Timchak III

Vice President, Sales
Bent Pixels, LLC

Zsuzsa James

Trade Commissioner for Games & Esports
Consulate General of Finland LA

Demetrious Johnson

Athlete
ONE Championship

Judy Johnson

Director of Gaming and eSports, OMEN
HP Inc.

Maik Kaehler

Chief Creative Officer & Founder
MOON TO MARS

Amanda Kane

Talent & Influencer Marketing Manager
Gen.G esports

Joshua Kell

CEO
Esports Integration (A Horizon AVL Company)

Emily Ketchen

Head of Americas Marketing
HP Inc.

Wayne Kimmel

Managing Partner
SeventySix Capital

Kevin Knocke

Chief Creative Officer
ReKTGlobal

Michael Kogan

Managing Director
Canaccord Genuity

Brent Koning

FIFA Competitive Gaming Commissioner
Electronic Arts

Michael LaBelle

Professional Esports Athlete
New York Red Bulls

Felix LaHaye

Founder and CEO
United Esports

Jason Lake

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Complexity Gaming

Nicole LaPointe Jameson

Chief Executive Officer
Evil Geniuses

Brett Lautenbach

President
NRG Esports

Matt Lederer

Vice President, Xfinity Brand Partnerships
Xfinity

Mike Lee

Agent
United Talent Agency

Aubrey Levy

VP, Marketing & Partnerships
theScore, Inc.

Michael Lewis

Host of Fanalytics Podcast
Professor of Marketing and Faculty Director of the Marketing Analytics Center at Emory University

Nathan Lindberg

Sr. Director, Global Sponsorship Sales
Twitch

Stuart Lipson

Executive Director
Esports Ad Bureau

Scott London

Founder
Metarama Gaming + Music Festival

Kevin Lopes

Director Of Business Development
ESPN

Manny Lorras

Director, Team Marketing & Business Operations
NBA

Benjamin 'DrLupo' Lupo

Professional Gamer

Akif Malik

Partner
Podium VC

Christopher Mann

Vice President of Partnerships
Dignitas

Jonathan Marshall

Executive Director
Race Team Alliance

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Executive Officer
ESL North America

Jonathan McCune

Director of Product Management, AV and Infrastructure
Black Box

Eryn McVerry

VP, Marketing
Vision Venture Partners

Kurt Melcher

Executive Director, Esports
Intersport

Alex 'Goldenboy' Mendez

Global Icon, National Treasure
Character Select Agency

Justin Miclat

Founder and CEO
The Kinetic Group

Michele Morrow

Final Boss
Under Pressure Productions

Saira Mueller

Founder Women of Esports, Director of Content
Gen.G esports

Travis Mynard

Esports Agent
United Talent Agency

Calvin Nelson

Counsel
Venable, LLP

Arda Ocal

Broadcaster
ESPN

Jonathon Oudthone

President
Esports Stadium Arlington

James O’Connor

President, Co-Founder and Co-Owner
Pittsburgh Knights

Gregory A. O’Dell

CEO
Events DC

Chris Park

CEO
Gen.G esports

John Pierce

Partner, Managing Director
Player 2

Nicole Pike

Managing Director, Esports
Nielsen

Pete Powell

Human Resources Director
N3rd Street Gamers

Stan Press

Industry Consultant/Advisor

Rachel "Seltzer" Quirico

Veteran Esports & Gaming Host
Character Select Agency

Andrew Robinson

Director of Technology
Event Dynamic

Adam Rosen

Former Senior Manager, Business Operations
Blizzard Entertainment

Kevin Rosenblatt

VP Product & Content
ESL

Dan Rossetti

Principal Consultant
Prodigy Sports

Chris Schneider

Senior Associate Commissioner, Sport Administration and Championships
BIG EAST Conference

Ari Segal

CEO
Immortals Gaming Club

Jordan Sherman

Head of Revenue Operations & Sponsorships
Gen.G esports

Michael Sherman

Head of College, Riot Scholastic Association of America
Riot Games

Brad Sive

CRO
TSM

Greg Skasko

CEO
Abacus3

Colin Smith

President
704Games

Robert Smith

Founder/CEO
Event Dynamic

Christie St. Martin

Director of Gaming
IMC: An Experience Studio

Wim Stocks

CEO
WorldGaming & Collegiate Starleague

Jed Strong

General Manager – Esports
Intersport

Tatiana Tacca

Director of Esports
Momentum Worldwide

Zorine Te

Marketing Manager
Player 2

Anthony Theoharis

Director of Global Partnerships & Sales
Activision Blizzard

Andrew Tomlinson

Owner / Founder
Character Select Agency

Michael Tubman

Vice President of Partnerships and Business Development
Wombo Sports

Jordan Udko

EVP Commercial Partnerships
Cloud9 Esports, Inc.

Leslie Vesper

Senior Marketing Director, Doritos Brand
Frito-Lay North America

Greg Via

Global Director – Head of Sports, Esports and Entertainment
The Gillette Company / P&G

Pete Vlastelica

CEO of Esports Leagues
Activision Blizzard

Johannes Waldstein

Founder & CEO
FanAI

Johnny Ward

Co-Founder / CEO
Damage: The Esports Agency

Zach Wigal

Founder
Gamers Outreach

Branden Williams

Senior Manager, Consumer Innovation
Nascar

Jake Williams

Founder
Salt Lake Gaming Con

Patrick Wixted

SVP
Ketchum Sports & Entertainment

Ryan Wyatt

Global Head of Gaming and AR/VR, Content and Partnerships
YouTube Gaming

Darren Yan

Head of Talent
FaZe Clan

Chris Yemma

Communications Director
Frito-Lay North America