Ian Livingstone CBE

Ian Livingstone is one of the founding fathers of the UK games industry. He co-founded iconic games company Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons and Warhammer in Europe. He served as Executive Chairman of Eidos until 2002, and as Creative Director until 2006. At Eidos he launched global video games franchises including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. In the Wired 100 list 2012, he was ranked the 16th most influential person in the UK’s digital economy. He was listed in the 2015 Debrett’s 500 of most influential people in UK.

Jez San OBE

Serial tech entrepreneur, founder and angel investor, founder of ARC, Argonaut, PKR, Origin8, Ninja Theory, and now Funfair Technologies. Specialties: technology, Ethereum, smart contracts, bitcoin, security, gaming, computer games, poker, magic.

Mark Dochtermann

Mark Dochtermann is a Engineering Executive with 25 years of experience in all aspects of game development (traditional, web and mobile). His career has given him a deep understanding of product development both from the point of view of the developer and the publisher. Mark is a First Person Shooter visionary who has designed and built many of the earliest shooters that helped establish the genre. More recently, he led the client teams that created pioneering location based mobile game Ingress and Pokemon Go as part of Niantic Labs, a startup within Google. Currently, Mark is part of the Google Daydream team where he focuses on VR and AR products for Google. In 2006, Mark had the best job in America according to Money Magazine.

Frederic Chesnais

Frédéric Chesnais is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Atari, the iconic brand. Chesnais became CEO and Chairman of the Board of Atari in early 2013 and is the largest shareholder of Atari. Chesnais is also a member of the Advisory Board to the Psychiatry Department of Mount Sinai in New York City. Chesnais was previously COO and CFO of the Atari Group from 2001-2004 and CEO of Atari Interactive until 2007, and returned to Atari early 2013 to re-boot the brand and produce interactive entertainment content across many platforms using Atari's global portfolio of properties. Since 2014, Atari has launched multiple new games across various platforms including the smash-hit mobile apps RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic. Beyond gaming, Chesnais is expanding the Atari brand into different business verticals such as casinos, entertainment, and wearables. Chesnais is based in New York City. .

Edward Moalem

One of the global leaders in games’ licensing and serial entrepreneur, creating meaningful revenue for Publishers. Introduced World of Tanks to the S. Korean, Taiwanese, Japanese markets and North American publishers Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, THQ, Activision and Valve. Steve Jobs used one of Edward’s DRM programs on stage at Macworld SF as an example of an application of computer technologies meeting the real world consumer. Conducted licensing deals with Disney, Nickelodeon and Sesame Street and brokered first strategic technology deal between GameSpy / Newscorp and Nintendo

Simon Ellson

Previously Senior Director, EMEA Emerging, All channels at Symantec. A seasoned Senior Executive, who has worked in the Retail, IT and Consumer Electronics world for over 20 years spotting trends, emerging technologies and products, and focusing on using those to the benefit of the business. Worked on POSA, POR, ESD and SMS License key activation.

Rob Salter

30 years’ experience in content and channel management including Category Director of Media & Entertainment Tesco PLC, Group Vice President of Walmart & Global Sourcing at Handleman Company, Previously Chairman of the Official Charts Company, Executive Board Member of the Entertainment Retail Association and Board Member of Sam Walton Retail School at University Of Arkansas. Now active in the blockchain and its transformative opportunity for content and working on a project promoting film financing by token issuance