Meet our Speakers
Patrick Buechner, Chief Marketing Officer, Manticore Games
Located in San Mateo, Calif., Manticore Games™ is the developer and operator of Core™, a digital playground and community designed to unleash imagination and explore new play experiences. Manticore Games was established by industry veterans from Electronic Arts, Blizzard, Respawn, Xfire, Roblox, Trion Worlds, Crystal Dynamics and Zynga.
Oliver Kern, Chief Commercial Officer, Lockwood Publishing
We are the award-winning creators of Avakin Life — a 3D social universe enjoyed by more than 200 million registered users. But we’re also much more.
Benjamin Charbit, Co-founder and CEO, Darewise
Live the game. Play, connect and create in our persistent online worlds.
First an investment banker, Benjamin was soon overtaken by his passion for video games. He joined Ubisoft and cut his teeth as a Live Content Producer and Director on Assassin’s Creed before creating Darewise Entertainment.
Sebastien Borget, Co-founder and COO The Sandbox Game, BGA President
Play, Create, Own, and Govern a virtual world made by players.
Sébastien Borget is the co-founder and COO of The Sandbox, a unique virtual world where players can build, own and monetize their gaming experiences using NFTs & SAND, the main utility token of the platform. Sébastien also became the president of the Blockchain Game Alliance in 2020, a non-profit organization of 150 key members of the industry.
Candice Mudrick (moderator)
Candice Mudrick, Head of Market Analysis NEWZOO
The global standard for games data.
Helping clients shape their esports and gaming strategies to maximize consumer engagement.