PromaxGAMES: The Summit 2017


Games 2017 Featured Speakers

Michael Almeraris

Global AR/VR Gaming and Store Lead, Google

Candace Brenner

VP, Marketing, J!NX


Head of Games, Buddha Jones

Karen Chu

Sales Design Lead, Twitch

Dan Ciccone

Managing Director, rEvXP

Tom Gilmartin

Creative Shop Lead, Facebook

Ken Hershman

Executive Chairman & Commissioner, WESA

Jeff Leach

Actor & Comedian

Rev Lebaredian

VP, GameWorks and Lightspeed Studios, NVIDIA

Aaron LeMay

Chief Creative Officer, White Rhino Capital

Nathan Lindberg

Director, Esports Sponsorship Sales, Twitch

Leo Olebe

Director, Global Games Partnerships, Facebook

Jason Phipps

SVP, Digital Media, FX Networks

Michael Powers

SVP/GM, GameSpot and CBSi Games

Chris Pursell

Founder, Head of Content and Chairman of Events, Cynopsis


Spoken Word Artist

Erik Qualman

Best Selling Author & Motivational Speaker

Joshua Rabenovets

Senior Director, Global Brand Management – EA SPORTS, Electronic Arts

Kyle Ramos

Creative Director, Kovel Fuller

Dorth Raphaely

SVP, Content, Fandom powered by Wikia

Matt Raub

Creative Director and Executive Producer, DEFY Media/ SMOSH Games and The WarpZone

Steven Roberts

Executive Chairman, ESL - Turtle Entertainment

Mike Silbowitz

Senior Director of Marketing, SQUARE ENIX America

Saralyn Smith

Senior Director, Global Community Development, Blizzard

Rob Smith

Consultant, Robert Smith UTB Consulting

Patrizio Spagnoletto

Head of Media & Subscriber Growth, Hulu

Mari Takahashi

Host and Producer, SMOSH Games, a DEFY Media brand

Typical Gamer

Ryan Wyatt

Global Head of Gaming and VR/AR at YouTube