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Speakers

ECGC 2014 Session Speakers

This years speaker lined up is pulling from all over the US. ECGC is continueing to raise the bar and bring high level speakers from the industry to you as an attendee.

Looking forward to another great year!

Keynotes Ken Rolston

Ken Rolston

Turbine / Warner Brothers
Director of Design
Mary DeMarle

Mary DeMarle

Eidos Montreal
Executive Narrative Director
Sessions Alex Kain

Alex Kain

Venan Entertainment
Game Designer/Writer
Andy Hess

Andy Hess

Epic Games
Evangelist
Anthony Marinello

Anthony Marinello

Katsu Entertainment
Co-Founder and Director of Production
Ben Taylor

Ben Taylor

Weaver Labs
CCO & Co-Founder
Billy Cain

Billy Cain

Mary-Margaret
Executive Recruiter
Brandon Crews

Brandon Crews

Wake Technical Community College
Animator/Instructor
Carl Callewaert

Carl Callewaert

Unity Technologies
Lead Evangelist
Chris Devens

Chris Devens

Insomniac Games
Associate Environment Artist
Dan Amerson

Dan Amerson

Organic Motion
General Manager
Dave Mark

Dave Mark

Intrinsic Algorithm
President/Lead Designer
David Isbitski

David Isbitski

Amazon Mobile Apps and Games
Worldwide Developer Evangelist
David Poole

David Poole

RedStorm/Ubisoft
Senior Web and Online Architect
David Tredwell

David Tredwell

North Carolina State University
Multimedia Specialist
Dr. Chris Hazard

Dr. Chris Hazard

Hazardous Software
Founder and CEO
Dr. David L. Roberts

Dr. David L. Roberts

Assistant Professor
Computer Science at North Carolina State University
Dr. Lewis Pulsipher

Dr. Lewis Pulsipher

Pulsipher Technology Associates
Designer/Author/Instructor
Dr. Timothy J. Farley

Dr. Timothy J. Farley

Granville County Schools
Superintendent
Dustin Clingman

Dustin Clingman

First5 Games
Founder & CEO
Emily Gabrian

Emily Gabrian

Epic Games
Senior Recruiter
Ethan Levy

Ethan Levy

FamousAspect
Monetization Design Consultant
Governor Bev Perdue

Governor Bev Perdue

DigiLEARN
Chair and Founder
Heather Albano

Heather Albano

Freelance
Writer
Jason Jerald

Jason Jerald

NextGen Interactions
Founder & President
Jason Martin

Jason Martin

MFV.com
3D Artist
Jeff Howard

Jeff Howard

Dakota State University
Assistant Professor of Game Development & Design
Jesse Scoble

Jesse Scoble

KingsIsle Entertainment
Creative Design Lead
Jill Murray

Jill Murray

Ubisoft Quebec
Director, Narrative Design
Jonathon Myers

Jonathon Myers

Reactive Studios
CEO/Creative Director
Josh Adams

Josh Adams

Epic Games
Lead Platforms Engineer
Josh Fairhurst

Josh Fairhurst

Mighty Rabbit Studios
President & co-founder
Juan Benito

Juan Benito

BLDG-25
Partner
Keith Fuller

Keith Fuller

Fuller Game Production
Leadership/Employee Engagement Consultant
Ken Turner

Ken Turner

Instructor in Simulation and Game Design
Wake Tech Community College
Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson

Nelson Game Design LLC
President
Marq Singer

Marq Singer

Red Storm Entertainment
Software Engineer
Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty

Freelance
Podcaster and author
Nick Laing

Nick Laing

EA Sports
Producer
Phaedra Boinodiris

Phaedra Boinodiris

IBM
Global Serious Games Program Manager
Porter Stowell

Porter Stowell

IBM
Lead Strategist for IBMs Serious Games and Gamification group
Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd

SZL.IT Inc
CEO
Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

North Carolina State University
Ph.D. student in Computer Science
Seth Andrew Hudson

Seth Andrew Hudson

George Mason University
Assistant Director of Game Design
Shaun Kime

Shaun Kime

Organic Motion
Technical Director
Stephane Imbert

Stephane Imbert

Katsu Entertainment
Director of Technology
Steve Emberton

Steve Emberton

IADT
Game Production/Lead Instructor
Terry Spier

Terry Spier

Redstorm Entertainment/Ubisoft
Lead Level Designer
Toiya Kristen Finley

Toiya Kristen Finley

Freelance
Narrative Designer/Game Writer/Editor
Tramel Isaac

Tramel Isaac

Sony Online Entertainment
Senior Art Director
Will Hindmarch

Will Hindmarch

Freelance
Writer/Designer/Producer
Zack Hiwiller

Zack Hiwiller

Full Sail University
Game Designer/Educator
Zack Inks

Zack Inks

Digital Roar Studios
VP/Creative Director
Zak Parrish

Zak Parrish

Epic Games
Senior Technical Writer