Exploring emerging markets, new gaming leaders,
and the next big trends

November 9 – 10, 2021

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About the Summit

Waves of hype always crash into the game industry, but we never know if they’re going to get our feet wet or be tidal waves that change the whole industry. GamesBeat Summit Next will examine the next big opportunities in a disciplined way with the industry’s thought leaders.

We will focus on the emerging parts of gaming that could turn into the next big market. Our major subthemes will focus on key areas and how they will grow in the post-pandemic world. Those subthemes include esports, user-generated content and the creator economy, influencers and the upheavals in marketing, nonfungible tokens and cryptocurrency, emerging markets, and the changing infrastructure of games.

Hear from c-level leaders across emerging markets:

Emerging Markets

Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
AR/VR

New Gaming Leaders

The Creator Economy
User-Generated Content
Esports & Professional Players
Influencers & Upheavals in Marketing

Next Big Trends

Changing Games Infrastructure
International Markets
Dealmaking & Financial Trends


Hear from the growing list of gaming leaders including:

Dan Sturman

CTO
Roblox

Mike Sepso

CEO & Co-Founder
Vindex

John Hanke

CEO
Niantic

Eve
Crevoshay

Executive Director
Take This

Yat Siu

Co-Founder & Chairman of
Animoca Brands,
Founder & CEO
Outblaze

Jack Attridge

Creative Director & Co-Founder
Flavourworks

Dr. David Washington

Founder, Chief Impact Officer
HiDef

Salone Sehgal

General Partner
Lumikai

Gabby Dizon

Co-Founder
Yield Guild Games

James Zhang

CEO, Concept Art House
Partner, Fifth Era

Amy Wu

Partner
Lightspeed Venture Partners

Kevin Chou

Founder
SuperLayer

Nick Tuosto

Managing Director
LionTree

Jay Chi

Founding Partner
Makers Fund

Dean Takahashi

Dean Takahashi


Lead Writer for GamesBeat at VentureBeat

Maria Kochmola

GP and Managing Partner
The Games Fund


Chris Mellisinos

Creator of Smithsonian’s The Art of Video Games exhibition

Sarah Bond

Corporate Vice President / Xbox
Microsoft

Mari
Takahashi

Founder
Rebel Atom Production

Jessica Lindl

VP of Social Impact
Unity

Peter Moore

Unity Sports Executive and Board Member at Nifty Games 

Jon Middleton

CEO
Nifty Games

David Levitt

Co-founder, President, and CEO
Pantomime Corporation

Daniel Evans

CEO
Reely.io

Roham Gharegozlou

Roham
Gharegozlou

Co-Founder & CEO
Dapper Labs

Upgrade your free ticket to include:

– Exclusive access to speaker Q&A rooms after each session
– Exclusive access to in-person cocktail reception November 9 in San Francisco 
– Exclusive access to virtual round table discussions
– GamesBeat membership

GamesBeat Summit 2021 Audience

Who we expect at GamesBeat Summit Next

Founder
CEO
CMO
CIO
CTO
CFO
Chief Commercial Officer
Head of Innovation
Head of Gaming
Investor

Chief Experience Office
Chief Gaming Officer
Director of Marketing 
Head of Digital Gaming
SVP, Strategy & Brand
Chief Digital Officer
Head of Sports, Media & Entertainment Investments
Director Digital Innovation
VP, Marketing 

Chief Strategy Officer
Head of UA
Head of Content Acquisition
VP, Gaming
Games Developer
Director, Marketing Data & Analytics
Chief Customer Officer
Director of Corporate Development
Game Producer
Game Designer

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