Speakers

Digital Kids Conference features world-class speakers knowledgeable in all aspects of digital engagement, kids and youth. View the conference sessions here.

Kenneth H. Abbe - Staff Attorney, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Stephanie Azzarone - President, Child's Play Communications
Mir Baqar - Sr. Manager, eBusiness , Cisco Systems
Ryan Bettencourt - President, Zui.com
Beth Blecherman - Founder/Editor, Chief Technology Mom (CTM), TechMamas.com
Jess Brallier - SVP and Publisher, Poptropica and Funbrain, Pearson
Matthew Brand - Senior Business Development Manager, Badgeville
Eric Brassard - Chief Executive Officer, Woozworld
Dr. J. Alison Bryant - Founder and President, PlayScience
Jon Paul Buchmeyer - VP, Digital Engagement, Metaverse Mod Squad
James Cahall - Executive Vice President of Technology, Toon Goggles
Yuanzhe (Michael) Cai - VP of Research, Games and Technology, Interpret LLC
Linda - Director, Global Community Relations, Sony Online Entertainment
Lana Castleman - Editor, Kidscreen/iKids
Kathleen Cella - Director, KIDS, The NPD Group
Jorian (Jori) Clarke - CEO, Circle 1 Network
J. Todd Coleman - Vice President and Creative Director, KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.
Anne Collier - Executive Director, Net Family News
Kate Connally - CEO, Tadami
Matt Cullen - Marketing Manager, National Football League
Floris Jan Cuypers - VP of Corporate Development & External Communications, Spil Games
Hilary DeCesare - CEO and Co-Founder, Everloop
Bart Decrem - Senior Vice President and General Manager, Disney Mobile
Allison Dollar - CEO, ITV Alliance
Sebastien Domingues - Senior Product Manager of ELP, Oregon Scientific
Stuart Drexler - Board Advisor, Tykoon
Noemie Dupuy - Partner / VP Business Development & Marketing, Budge Studios
D. Benjamin Esplin - Senior Associate, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Dan Ferguson - VP of Creative Services/Co-Founder, Blockdot
Robert Ferrari - CEO, Bare Tree Media
Mark Friedler - President, Worlds and Games LLC
Marcus Gners - Director of Marketing and Business Development, Stardoll Media
Michael Gold - Chief Executive Officer, Electrotank
Anastasia Goodstein - Director of Digital Programs, Reachout.com
Mike Goslin - GM Rebel Entertainment Company, Rebel Entertainment, an IAC Company
Josef Hall - Vice President of Development, KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc.
Holly M. Hawkins - Director of Global Consumer Policy & Child Safety, AOL
Amy Henry - Vice President, Youth Insights
Adam Hildreth - Founder and CEO, Crisp Thinking
Björn Jeffery - CEO and Founder, Toca Boca
Dan Klitsner - Co-founder, KID Group LLC
Nicole Lazzaro - President , XEODesign®, Inc.
Arseny Lebedev - Managing Director, Signus Labs
Travis LeBlanc - Special Assistant Attorney General for Technology, State of California
Timothy Lee - Director of Community Management, Numedeon, Inc. - Creators of Whyville
Gary Levenberg - Co-founder, KID Group LLC
Paul J. Levine - Founder & Managing Director, Vector Media
Ed Lewis - Founder and CEO, Media Chaperone
Kristopher Lichthart - Manager of Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures
Nancy MacIntrye - CEO and Founder, Fingerprint
Michael Maher - Director of Business Development for Enterprise Growth, American Express
Kelly McKiernan - Senior Digital Strategy Manager, The LEGO Group
Donna Meir - Owner and Founder, LEMONADE Creative Consulting
Wanda Meloni - Founder/Senior Analyst, M2 Research
Hanna Miranda - Managing Director, Atomic Online – an Evolve Media Corp. Company
Nic Mitham - Founder and CEO, KZero Worldswide SA
Christine Moore - Senior Director, Content Strategy and Planning, Cartoon Network Digital
Jay Moore - Founder and CEO, Popzy
Izzy Neis - Vice President of User Engagement, Fight My Monster
Michelle Neyland - Online Communities Specialist, U.S. Department of State
Joby Otero - VP of Art and Technology & Creative Director for Product and Brand, Activision & Skylanders
Matt Palmer - Chief Strategy Officer, Sweety High
Joi Podgorny - Director of Community Engagement, Smart Bomb Interactive
Marty Poulin - Founder and CEO, ShadyLogic
Amy Pritchard - CEO, Metaverse Mod Squad
Jennifer M. Puckett - Production Manager, USA, eModeration
Tiffany Qiang - Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development, Taomee Holdings Limited
Asra Rasheed - CEO, RRKidz
Morgan Reed - Executive Director, Association for Competitive Technology
Chris Rettstatt - Director, Digital Content, Highlights for Children
Tiffany Richison - Premium Account Manager/Moderation Manager, Gazillion Entertainment
Jason Robar - Founder, Jason Robar Consulting
Art Roche - Creative Consultant, Peanuts Worldwide
Dave Rogers - Managing Editor, Yahoo! Kids
Shai Samet - Founder and President, kidSAFE® Seal Program
Kiersten Samwell - Community Relations & Social Media Manager, KingsIsle Entertainment (Wizard101)
Nate Sawatzky - Director of Player Relations, Sleepy Giant Entertainment
Mark Schlichting - President, NoodleWorks
Brad Schultz - Head, Moshi TV
Mike Seamons - Executive Producer, Microsoft Studios
Woody Sears - Co-Founder, www.iStoryTime.com
Tonda Bunge Sellers - VP of Conferences, Engage Digital
Cedric Sellin - Founder and CEO, YogiPlay
Chris Sherman - CEO, Engage Digital
Craig Sims - VP Global Licensing, Spin Master Ltd
Clark Stacey - President and CEO, Smart Bomb Interactive
Roman Stanek - CEO and Founder, GoodData Corporation
Scott Steinberg - CEO and Lead Analyst, TechSavvy Global
Michelle Sullivan - VP Digital, Kids & Family, National Geographic Global Media
Toper Taylor - Chief Operating Officer and President, Cookie Jar Entertainment
Scott Traylor - CEO and President, 360KID
Margaret Wallace - CEO, Playmatics
Katharine Wang - Policy Analyst, Google
Matthew Warneford - Chief-Technical-Officer, Dubit
Dr. Jo Webber - Chairman, CEO and Founder, Virtual Piggy
Renee Weber - VP, Consumer Strategy and Research, The Marketing Store
Rich Weil - Vice President of Client Services, Metaverse Mod Squad
Dan Wilmer - SVP of Digital Media, KIDZBOP
Daniel Witenberg - SVP of Product Development, Kidzcert
Jake Witherell - Chief Operating Officer, Schell Games