8th Annual Digital Entertainment World Features Speakers from Epic Games, Peloton, YouTube, ViacomCBS, Twitter, Unity, FaZe Clan, Roblox, and more

Recognized by Hollywood insiders, digital influencers and industry leaders throughout the world as a “must-attend” event, the 8th annual Digital Entertainment World (DEW) will assemble the leaders in the business of creating and monetizing digital entertainment content. This year’s event will be held online, reaching decision makers from across the globe.
DEW2021 will explore “Creativity and Innovation in a Changing World” – a theme that resonates with every industry as we all adjust to massive shifts underway in the digital entertainment and media landscapes. While consumers have more choice than ever in new technologies, platforms and devices that enable them to access media and entertainment content on their own terms, companies and brands must find ways to stand out in a crowded and uncertain new world.
DEW includes 5 tracks and 75 speakers on topics essential to the future of video, music, brands, marketing, gaming, AR/VR, and AI, with keynotes and fireside chats from Peloton Interactive, Epic Games, YouTube and more. Speakers include:
Confirmed Speakers Include:

Chris Akhavan, SVP of Business & Corporate Development, Advertising, Glu Mobile
Donald Albright, Co-Founder, Tenderfoot TV
Karen Allen, Author, Twitch for Musicians
Fabian Alsultany, Director of Business Development North America, Bitfury Surround
Chris Ambrozic, VP, Product Development, TiVo
Lisa Anderson, Senior Vice President of Studio Operations, Jam City
Kathy Baker, Head of US Label Relations, YouTube
David Bloom, Senior Contributor, Forbes and Tubefilter
John Boyle, Former President, Live Nation Japan, CFO, Insomniac Events
Chris Busse, Head of Skydance Interactive, Skydance Interactive
Ricky Ray Butler, CEO, Branded Entertainment Network
Bryan Calhoun, Creator, The Music Business Toolbox
Casey Campbell, Managing Director, North America, Gameloft
Melanie Capacia-Johnson, Head of Studio at Whistle Studios, Team Whistle
Louie Carr, Artist Manager, Own Path Media Group
Dawn Chmielewski, Senior Editor, Media, Entertainment & Technology, Forbes
Michele Cobb, Partner, Forte Business Consulting
Jennifer Cotter, Chief Content Officer, Peloton
Kirt Debique, CEO & CTO, SyncFloor
David della Santa, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Trqk
Mike DeLaet, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Scopely
Colin Dixon, Founder and Chief Analyst, nScreenMedia
Chris Early, VP of Partnerships and Revenue, Ubisoft
Jonathan Flesher, Head of Business Development, Discord
Steve Fowler, SVP, A List Games
Jennifer Freed, CEO, Trevanna Tracks
Rob Gelick, EVP and GM of Streaming Services & Chief Product Officer, ViacomCBS
Lawrence Griff, Partner, Audit Services, Grant Thornton
Shirley Halperin, Executive Editor of Music, Variety
Jaci Hays, Chief Operating Officer, FaZe Clan
Chris Heatherly, Former EVP, Games and Digital Platforms, NBCUniversal
Einar Helde, Co-Founder, Head of Business Development, AIMS API
Rob Holmes, VP of Programming, Roku
TQ Jefferson, Chief Product Officer, Survios
Christopher Kenneally, Director, Content Marketing, Copyright Clearance Center
Sang Kim, SVP Product, Samsung Electronics
Jim King, CEO, Spoken Giants
Berj Kazanjian, SVP Strategic Insights & Research, BET Networks, ViacomCBS
Deborah Klein, Partner, Artist Manager, Primary Wave Music
Sarah Lyons, SVP Product Experience, HBO Max, WarnerMedia
Arash Marzban, SVP of Product, StackPath
Steve “Franchise” Marzocca, Head of Influencer Relations, Twitch
Kevin McGurn, President of Sales and Distribution, Vevo
Stefanie Meyers, Senior Vice President, Distribution, Starz
Adrian Montgomery, CEO, Enthusiast Gaming
David Morin, Industry Manager, Media and Entertainment, Epic Games
Michelle Munson, Co-Founder and CEO, Eluvio
Lauren Murphy, Senior Strategist, Deutsch LA
Lars Murray, Business Development, RYLTI
Travis Mynard, Esports Agent, UTA
Vickie Nauman, Founder and Owner, CrossBorderWorks
Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder, Skillz
Jeff Price, Co-Founder, Word Collections
Jennifer Prince, Global Head of Content Partnerships, Twitter
Peter Rafelson, Co-Founder of ElectraCast, Gadfly and Bon Vivant
Steve Raizes, Senior Vice President, ViacomCBS Podcasts
Thai Randolph, President and COO, Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud
Phil Ranta, COO, Wormhole Labs
Ira Rubenstein, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, PBS
Oana Ruxandra, EVP of Business Development and Chief Digital Officer, Warner Music Group
Chris Sawtelle, Head of Digital Ventures, ICM Partners
Doug Scott, Co-Founder and Chief Managing Director, Subnation Media
Marisol Segal, Head of Digital Partnerships, AEG Presents
Pat Shah, Head of Content Acquisition & Development, Audible
Ned Sherman, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Julie Shumaker, Vice President of Revenue, Unity Operate Solutions, Unity
Paul Sweeting, Founder and Principal, Concurrent Media
Kerry Tucker, Chief Marketing Officer, Pocket.Watch
Ken Umezaki, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Verifi Media
Jon Vlassopulos, Global Head of Music, Roblox
Zane Vella, Vice President, Audience Development & Innovation, Comcast
Michael Vorhaus, CEO, Vorhaus Advisors
Joanne Waage, General Manager, Crunchyroll
Max Willens, Senior Reporter, Digiday
View the full speaker list: https://www.dewexpo.com/2021-speakers
The fast-growing two-day conference includes 5 tracks: Streaming + TV, Brands + Entertainment, Games + Esports, RightsTech, and Music + Podcasts.
With sponsors and media partners including Vindicia, Grant Thornton, RSG Media, Whip Media, Vevo, StackPath, Xperi, Epic Games, Eluvio, Moxtra, 80level, BitAngels, CMO Asia, Digital LA, EventBrowse, Fusicology, Game Audio Network Guild, Gary’s Guide, Hypebot, IAEL, IGDA, Innovation & Tech Today, Interactive Television Alliance, M2 Insights, Producers Guild of America, NY Women in Film & TV, Residential Tech Today, Streaming Video Alliance, The Digital Entertainment Group, VAB, Variety, VR/AR Association, Westside Digital Mix, WIGI, WITI.