The Gaming Society Conference @ Deloitte (San Francisco)
555 Mission St #1400, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
The Gaming Society is hosting a special executive only conference for corporate and entrepreneurial thought leaders in San Francisco.
(If you are a senior executive working in the gaming industry and you're looking for an invite or chance to speak, feel free to request one from firstname.lastname@example.org)This conference will be one of the conferences during our Emerging Tech Day @ Deloitte. The Gaming conference will take place from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm but by purchasing this ticket will give you access to the full day from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm! Come by the other conferences to learn more about Blockchain & Proptech.
What is the Gaming Society?
The Tech Society facilitates transactions among emerging technology Founders/C-Suite, investors and service providers. The Tech Society owns The Entrepreneurship Society, The Cannabis Society, The Blockchain Society, The PropTech Society, The Gaming Society, and The Collective (Women's Only)
The Tech Society creates, markets and executes 150+ emerging technology conferences and hackathons annually in the USA, Canada, and Europe with expansion planned for Asia in 2019.
The Gaming Society is dedicated to changing the perception of eSports, and bringing more mainstream executive attention by educating the marketplace. This exclusive invite-only conference will be attended by eSports industry executives, entrepreneurs, influencers, and media.
With our friends, partners, journalists, communicators and executives from across the Gaming industry, we will be discussing eSports industry news and trends. With the goal being to deliver vital, trustworthy information and analysis in the most efficient way possible.
This will allow you to touch and feel what our Gaming Conferences are all about. This conference will be hosted in a private space in San Francisco.
Here's to getting deals done and building valuable lasting connections!
The conference will run from 10 am - 12 pm:
10:00 - 10:30 am: Registration
10:30 - 10:45 am: Opening Remarks from The Tech Society
10:45 - 11:15 am: Monetization Strategies & Getting an ROI in Esports Panel with Opera Event, ReadyUp, and Twitch.
11:20 - 11:50 am: Legal Challenges Panel with Fenwick & West, and Museum of Future Sports
11:50 - 12:00 pm: Deal Making
Jennifer Stanley is Chair of the Copyright Group and Co-Chair of the Games Industry Group at Fenwick & West. She focuses her practice on intellectual property, technology and media transactions and counsels regularly on copyright protection, strategy, and business model analysis and risk management. Jennifer also advises on copyright disputes and copyright registration matters. She structures, drafts and negotiates complex commercial agreements including game development and publishing agreements (online, offline and mobile), content licensing and distribution agreements, and advertising agreements and has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of strategic commercial transactions. She is one of the go-to authorities on intellectual property issues relating to games, content licensing and social media. Jennifer is also a member of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, advising clients on all aspects relating to collection, use and disclosure of personal information. She also advises clients on the legal issues that arise when running sweepstakes, contests and promotions. Jennifer regularly authors articles and is a frequent speaker at seminars on copyright, intellectual property and media issues, including at the annual Gamer Technology Law Conference sponsored by Law Seminars International. She has been consistently recognized by The Legal 500 in the area of Intellectual Property – Copyright every year since 2013.
Brandon Byrne is the CEO of Opera Event. He is a CEO and Executive for startups in high growth sectors. Management executive with 20 years of experience. His specialties include IPO preparation, international expansion, operations, HR, recruiting, legal and administrative management. Brandon has a strong experience with digital media, video game vertical, mobile, MCN for YouTube, eSports and virtual products. His job is to prepare companies and their management teams for the Pre-IPO process. He creates infrastructure, optimizing capital structures and develop long term strategies for exit.
Roderick Alemania is the Co-Founder and CEO of ReadyUp. An accomplished entrepreneur, Roderick has been at the forefront of industry transforming technology throughout his career. As the internet was transitioning to commercial use, Roderick helped to grow Infoseek from startup to publicly traded company, which was then purchased by Disney. As gaming shifted to the mass market, he was a key contributor for driving IGN’s value from $26MM to a $650MM acquisition by News Corp. At Vudu, he moved digital distribution to high definition formats (HD) when the industry was still in its infancy. At Six Apart, he helped to lead the development of the influencer marketing industry during the early days of blogs. And, at Tapjoy, he pioneered mobile advertising strategies for consumer brands.Conference time is subject to extend due to content/speakers needs.
Douglas Burnet Is the creator of a new non-profit, Museum of Future Sports, Douglas is a hands-on operations professional with big-picture vision and determination to succeed. Extensive non-profit experience including administration, multiple board positions including Chair, fundraising management, administration including hiring and IT. Emphasis in growth management as founder of four startups and key role in others. Over 25 years experience in operations, human resources, finance, investment banking, fundraising, positioning, product development, marketing, alliance relationships. Significant database design/management experience.Ben Goldhaber
is a 10-year esports industry veteran who joined Justin.tv Gaming in
2011 to become one of the founding members of Twitch. Ben went on to
play a number of pivotal roles at Twitch from the company's infancy
through acquisition by Amazon for $1bn, and has extensive experience in
content strategy, marketing, and business development in the esports
industry. Ben is now an esports investor/advisor and a first-time
Updates are to be posted here as the schedule evolves.
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