With almost four decades as an industry leader in the interactive digital media world, Tom Frisina has an expansive career facilitating and advising a myriad of corporate clients on expanding their company’s economic and industry achievements – most recently as Executive Chairman of Tilting Point – a private equity funded and leading publisher within the mobile gaming industry. Tom also founded a division at Electronic Arts (EA) entitled EA Partners while serving as its senior vice-president and general manager. The division is known for such global hit franchises as Medal of Honor, Battlefield, Lord of the Rings, James Bond, and Rock Band. Tom’s past roles include board advisor to Bally Technologies of the casino gaming arena in the area of third-party product development. He is an advisory board member at Imagination Park Entertainment – an emerging leader in augmented reality. He is also executive advisor today and past chairman of thatgamecompany – winner of the 2013 Game of the Year Award for its hit title Journey, and the company behind Apple’s soon-to-be-explosive new iOS mobile game, SKY.
Marketing & Business Development Advisor
Ben brings 22+ years of sales, marketing, and development experience to the team. He’s spent 16 years focusing on the games business and has been a major revenue contributor at Electronic Arts, IGN, GameSpy, and many other mobile and social media startups. Currently he is head of gaming at InMobi – a global mobile marketing platform that helps mobile game developers drive revenue and grow their app user community.
Game Design Advisor
Tim is a game design expert with over 22 years of experience in AAA game development at companies like Blizzard, Westwood, Electronic Arts, and OtherSide. In addition to contributing to well-known franchises like Warcraft, Command & Conquer, Dungeon Siege, and System Shock, he has also spent years in independent development, building teams and technology for online competitive play. Tim’s past roles have included lead designer, design director, and executive producer positions, and he has developed deep expertise in all aspects of game design, including level, system, progression, economy, and narrative design. He is passionate about building games that bring players from around the world closer together and advises teams on all aspects of game design and user experience.
Adalberto is a mobile platforms and digital ecosystems expert, a gaming industry veteran, and a VR/AR pioneer. CTO of various technology companies, he was also technical director with Electronic Arts for 8 years, working on multiple successful mobile games.
James is a production expert with 25 years of experience. He has worked with major games publishers including EA Mobile, where he headed up world-wide production, Square-Enix Mobile as production director, game producer with Sony PlayStation, and manager of Orange France Telecom’s games platform.
COMMERCIAL STRATEGY ADVISOR
Dylan is an experienced technology executive who was instrumental in raising over $20 million for the blockchain projects he has worked on. He joined LinkedIn before their $350 million IPO in 2011. As LinkedIn’s head of sales solutions for the Middle East and North Africa, he helped launch their Dubai office and grew it from 3 employees to over 100.
Security & Platform Advisor
Alexei has broad knowledge of business and technology, including platforms, MMO games, information security, product management, marketing and brand management. His 15+ years of experience include numerous projects with IBM security products and stints as product manager and director at Wargaming.net and several start-ups.
Brand & Business Development Advisor
Darius is a communications and development consultant with two decades of international experience in Europe and the United States. Darius helps companies and organisations raise funds and develop and communicate their brand, mission, and message. He is strategy director and founding partner at Neue Unica branding agency.
Quyen is managing director of 7marketz EMEA and has over 11 years of experience in marketing, forex, retail and e-commerce throughout Europe and Asia. He is an early adopter of cryptocurrency and with years of working experience in the news sector, he is conversant with the latest blockchain technology developments.
Corporate and Legal Advisor
A corporate and public law expert with 12+ years of experience in the public and private sector, Jonas has managed numerous projects related to legal databases and business registries. He specialises in online voting and is an evangelist for secure and transparent solutions with end-to-end verifiability.
Networking and Connections Advisor
Andriy is an experienced executive and entrepreneur with an over 20-year history in gaming industry. He has founded several companies that created more than 50 games of various genres for PCs, consoles, web, and mobile. Co-founder and CEO of Rockspro – developer of premium software and games for social and iGaming verticals – Andriy is also founder and organiser of the Crypto Games Conference – a semi-annual international business event designed for blockchain gaming professionals. Andriy is an enthusiastic networker and frequent guest at major gaming conferences and meetups all around the world.
Professional Player & Game Tester
Scott is a former professional e-sports player in both Halo and Call of Duty and is currently a marketing and development consultant. Scott has over 10 years of experience in competitive gaming and 5 years of experience in marketing, sponsorships, and brand development.