Meet some our Speakers

Meet our current announced speakers, coming from all over the world to network, interact and engage with you. EGW’s speakers either come from or have history in some of the top companies in the world such as Blizzard, Fnatic, CD Projekt Red, Atari, Digit, Gfinity, Square Enix, Kickstarter, Firaxis and more. More speakers will be announced shortly


Sam Carlisle

Senior Director – External Partner Relations at Microsoft

Chris Crawford

Founder of GDC

Eimear Noone

Composer for the Video Game Orchastrea

Dr M. Bernal-Merino

Glocalisation Specialist, University of Roehampton

Susan Tackenberg

Owner of Susan Tackenberg Media & Communications Consultant

Russell Brower

Composer and former head of Audio at Blizzard

Dominique Boutin

CTO of DIGIT Games Studio

Marcela Versiani

Senior Concept Artist at Bigpoint GmbH

Nikki Lannen

CEO of WarDucks

Mitsouko Anderson

Campaign Executive at Code Red Esports

Chester King

CEO of the British Esports Association

Warren Fish

Co-Founder of GFinity & Head of Relations of Esports Awards

Michael Liebe

Founder & CEO of International Games Week/ Outreach Games Europe for Kickstarter

Ed Perkins

Head of Production for Square Enix

Travis George

Co-founder & CEO of Vela Games

Alan Binley

Head Of Research at The Video Game Project

Trev Keane

Co-Founder of

Prof Gary O’Reilly

Director of the Doctoral Training Programming in Clinical Psychology at UCD

Craig Fletcher

Founder of Multiplay & Insomnia Gaming Festival


Content creator for Mixer

David Williams

Head of Programming for Games & Animation at Pulse College.

Jamie McCormack

Director of Bitcoin Marketing Team

Richard Clifford

Senior Unity Developer – Bigpoint GmbH

Jim Bagley

Legendary Programmer

Andy Phelan

Head of Art at Black Shamrock

Alicia Vaughan-Dick

Paralegal and Business Development at ESL UK – Turtle Entertainment

Bjorn Jacobsen

Sound Designer & former senior sound deisgner CD Projekt Red

Matt Fawdrey

Head of Esports at Maverick

John Romero

Co-Creator of Doom and Co-Founder of Romero Games

Brenda Romero

Co-Founder of Romero Games

Jack Attridge

Creative Director & Co-Founder of Flavourworks

Brian Kaiser

Co-founder of Vela Games

Nick McKenzie

Head of Design & Development at Sega

Paddy Lennon

Writer and Novelist

Bruce Grove

CEO and Co-Founder of Polystream

Neil Millstone

Co-founder and Coder at Solar Sail Games

John P Healy

Lecturer on the BA (Hons) in Game Design

Vikki Ruttle

Product Manager & Certified ScrumMaster® at DIGIT Game Studios

Lisa Newon George

Co-Founder & Director of Insgights at Vela Games

David Turner

Business Director of Technologies at Mesh Marketing

Kam Punia

Founder at Pixion Games

More speakers coming soon


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