BIG Festival 2016

Festival - From June 25th to July 3rd
Business Forum - From June 29th to July 1st
BIG Impact - From July 1st to July 3rd from 14h to 2h
BIG Playable City - July 1st and July 2nd from 14h to 20h

Exhibition open at: 14h to 21h on Saturday and Sunday
10h to 21h on Tuesday to Friday

Free exhibition of games for all ages at the Centro Cultural São Paulo

ABOUT BIG Festival

BIG Festival (Brazil's Independent Games Festival) is the biggest independent game festival in Latin America. Every year, BIG exhibits the best independent games in the world. Aside from the festival, there is also the BIG Business Forum, BIG Impact, BIG Playable City, featuring talks, meetings and business round tables. Check our schedule below!

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Schedule

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29/06

30/06

01/07

02/07

03/07

10h00
11h00

Google Keynote

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
10h00
11h00

BNDES & Procult: Funding for Games!

10h00
11h00

Own IP, Outsourcing and External Development: Where is Heading the Brazilian Game Industry?

Local: Lima Barreto
10h00
12h00

Games Workgroup

Sala de Debates
11h00
12h00

Going Off the Rails: The Making of ‘Bullet Train’

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
11h00
12h00

E-Sports: Analyzing the Hardcore Gamer

Local: Paulo Emílio
11h00
12h00

I Made a Game, Now What?

Local: Lima Barreto
13h30
14h30

The Growth of the Video Game Industry in Latin America

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
13h30
14h30

BIG Impact: Mission Social Impact

Local: Paulo Emílio
13h30
14h30

Game: From Insight To Pitch

Local: Lima Barreto
14h30
15h30

Investors & Games

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
14h30
15h00

BIG Impact: Qranio – How to Qreate Apps and Games for Serious Games

Local: Paulo Emílio
14h30
15h30

International Imersion: How this Process Can Change Your Game

Local: Lima Barreto
14h30
16h00

PITCH: How to make a great presentaion in 5 minutes?

Local: Sala de Debates
15h30
16h30

BIG Impact: Embarking on Games for Learning

Local: Paulo Emílio
16h00
17h00

Scopely: Building a Strategy for F2P Games

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
16h00
17h00

Closing a Deal With a Publisher: What to Expect?

Local: Lima Barreto
16h00
17h00

How to Sell my Game Internationally?

Local: Sala de Debates
16h30
17h30

BIG Impact: Equity, Diversity and Games

Local: Paulo Emílio
17h00
18h00

BIG Playable City

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
17h00
18h00

Spcine: Animated Battle

Local: Lima Barreto
17h30
18h30

Enabling success with Unity Ads

18h00
19h00

YouTube Gaming

14h00
14h30

BIG Impact: Ludoactivist Manifest

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
14h00
18h00

BIG Playable City: Workshop

Local: Sala de Debates
14h30
15h15

BIG Impact: Fun Academy & Angry Birds

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
15h15
16h15

BIG Impact: Robotics Learning and How it Contributes to the Future of Students

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
16h15
17h00

BIG Impact: How Game Designers Can Save the World

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
17h30
18h30

BIG Impact: Games for a Better Life

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
18h30
19h30

BIG Impact: Platforms that Change the Game and the Way We Learn

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
15h00
17h00

Game Music Concert with CO-OP PLAYERS – 2nd Presentation

Local: Exhibition Area
15h00
15h30

BIG Impact: Robots in Action! – 1st Presentation

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
16h00
16h30

BIG Impact: Robots in Action! – 2nd Presentation

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
17h00
17h30

BIG Impact: Robots in Action! – 3rd Presentation

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
10h00
11h00

Getting Published – Part I – Are you Making the Right Game?

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
10h00
13h00

Introduction To Unreal Engine

Local: Paulo Emílio
10h00
11h00

What the Heck Does Abragames Do?

Local: Lima Barreto
11h00
12h00

Getting Published – Part II – What to Expect from Major Games Publishers

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
11h00
12h00

Let’s get Global! The Role of the Brazilian Game Developers Export Program

Local: Lima Barreto
13h30
14h30

F2P Monetization: Strategies and Best Practices

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
13h30
14h30

Ways to Make your Game: Promotion and Funding

Local: Lima Barreto
14h00
15h30

Unity In The Wild: Unity Stories Straight from the Trenches

Local: Paulo Emílio
14h30
16h00

Meet Up with the Nominees for the 2016 BIG Best Game Award!

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
14h30
15h30

Better Call a Lawyer

Local: Lima Barreto
16h00
17h30

Integrating Autodesk 3DS Max & Maya and Stingray & Shotgun

Local: Paulo Emílio
16h00
17h00

The Role of the Press in the Brazilian Games Production

Local: Lima Barreto
16h00
17h00

CAPCOM: Developing a Distributed Strategy

Sala de Debates
16h30
17h30

Women at Games: We Can Do It!

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
17h00
18h00

The Strength of the Game Industry in Rio de Janeiro

Local: Lima Barreto
17h30
19h00

BIG Starter Pitch

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
18h00
19h00

Game Brazil Research: Learn More About Who Consumes Games in Brazil

Local: Lima Barreto
10h00
11h00

Keynote: A Lara Croft GO Postmortem

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
10h00
13h00

Google Day

Local: Paulo Emílio
10h00
11h00

ROVIO: Catapulting from Premium to Free-to-Play

11h00
12h00

Spotlight on France

Local: Adoniran Barborsa
11h00
12h00

Transmedia and Games

Local: Lima Barreto
14h00
15h00

Accelerating Success: 10 Truths from Investing in Game Studios

Local: Adoniran Barborsa
14h00
15h00

Soapbox: Out of the Box Talk About Games

Local: Paulo Emílio
14h00
15h00

Showcase: Brazilian Companies Working at Distinct Platforms

Local: Lima Barreto
15h00
16h00

Success Cases: Brazil Rocks!

Local: Adoniran Barborsa
15h00
16h00

Selling my Game Abroad: Legal Tips and Tricks

Local: Paulo Emílio
15h00
16h00

Playtest: Is Your Game Any Good?

Local: Lima Barreto
16h30
17h30

Game On: Public Policies

Local: Adoniran Barborsa
16h30
17h30

Postmortem Brazil

Local: Paulo Emílio
16h30
17h30

User Aquisition for Mobile in Brazil

Local: Lima Barreto
17h30
18h30

Audiovisual,Games & Ancine

Local: Adoniran Barbosa
17h30
18h30

Monetization for Mobile Games in Brazil

Local: Lima Barreto
18h00
19h00

DesenvolveSP: Funding for Inovation

Local: Paulo Emílio
18h30
19h30

Advergames In Brazil

Local: Lima Barreto
19h30
20h30

BIG Festival Awards

Local: Adoniran Barborsa
 

Who is Coming?

Adrian Laubisch

Founding partner of Aiyra, has 11 years of experience in the gaming market. Ahead of his company, he has served as Producer / Executive Producer and Commercial Director in more than 100 game projects

Adrian Laubisch

Aiyra

Ale McHaddo

Founder of 44 Toons, Ale McHaddo is creator of games, movies and series, and one of the most active producers of children's content in the country. Launched its first PC game in 1996, "O Enigma da Esf

Ale McHaddo

44 Toons

Alessandro Martinello

Alessandro Carlos Martinello, art director of Swordtales studio. 5 years in the games industry, is one of the founders of the games association of Rio Grande do Sul. Best known as the director of the

Alessandro Martinello

SwordTales

Alessandro Sassaroli

Sassa, as he is known, is a Googler in love with games, sports and content. Proudly managing games channels throughout Latin America. Graduated from ESPM, two decades of work, half of it making conten

Alessandro Sassaroli

YouTube

Alexandre Gibotti

Alexangre Gibotti is the founder and currently Executive Director of ABRADI - Brazilian Association of Digital Agents. Before that he was director of Mobile Markegint at Spring Wireless, Director of D

Alexandre Gibotti

ABRADi

Alexandre Kikuchi

Alexandre Costa Kikuchi (29 years) is game designer, entrepreneur and developer. The passion for games came in childhood, where he sought knowledge and equipment to try to learn how to create games in

Alexandre Kikuchi

Odin Game Studio

Alexandre Szykman

Passionate about Game Development, he finished a 10-year carrear in the Automotive Industry to study again. In the past 2 years, he specialized in games with a natural interface and user-driven design

Alexandre Szykman

UFABC

Alfredo Manevy

Graduated in Cinema and Video and Doctorate in Communication Sciences from the University of São Paulo (USP), as well as researcher, teacher and public administrator. In 2003, he joined Gilberto Gil

Alfredo Manevy

Spcine

Ana Carolina Morais

Graduated in Public Relations by PUC Minas and specialized in Domestic Communication, posses experience of more than seven years in Corporate Communication and Social Responsability. In Novelis, Unity

Ana Carolina Morais

Novelis

Anderson Vermonde

Anderson Vermonde Hamilko is game developer since 2007 as well as teacher in the game development course at the Catholic University of Paraná. Worked in AdugeStudio, in the game Qasir Al-Wasat, 2012

Anderson Vermonde

Zueira Digital

André Faure

André Faure has 17 years dedicated to the gaming market, the current CEO of consulting firm specialized in games GamePlan and former Director of GameHouse for Latin America has worked for companies l

André Faure

GamePlan

Andrea Barberà

Andrea Barberá, Mobile App Promotion Specialist. With previous experience in the telecomunications sector, has been 3 years that Andrea works at Google, helping companies to create their marketing st

Andrea Barberà

Google

Andreas Ufer

Fond of social innovation, business structuring and connecting people, Andreas is graduated in engineering from Poli-USP and the University of Aachen in Germany, an MBA in Strategic Business Managemen

Andreas Ufer

Sense-Lab

Antoine Routon

After 10 years working as a programmer in the AAA industry, Antoine made the switch to mobile with Square Enix Montréal: small teams of highly invested people, short production cycles, and a lot of r

Antoine Routon

Square Enix

Ariane Parra

In love with games, digital influencer, entrepreneur and game designer. Founder and CEO of Women Up Games, graduated in Production Engineering from PUC-SP. She studied and was certified in Management

Ariane Parra

Women Up Games

Ariel Velloso

Graduated in Game Design at Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, was Gamemaker Relations at the first BIG Festival. Coordinates Spbits, the core of public policies for Games at Spcine (Audiovisual Company of

Ariel Velloso

Spcine

Arthur Protasio

Arthur Protasio is a writer, narrative designer, founding partner and creative director of Fableware (fablewaredesign.com), producer of narrative content speci

Arthur Protasio

Fableware

Artur Tilieri

Artur Tilieri is the Cartoon Network Regional digital manager for LATAM. He works with all the content initiatives and strategies for the brand, directly working with games, apps, social media, mobile

Artur Tilieri

Cartoon Network

Astrid Huntjens

Astrid is a Licensing Manager at Spil Games in Hilversum, the Netherlands. She lives and breathes content: starting out acquiring and producing casual web content, she is now dedicated to acquiring an

Astrid Huntjens

Spil Games

Beatriz Bouskela

Degree in Public Administration from FGV, she is Operations Director at Catarse. As Enthusiast of the Community, her focus is on empowering filmmakers, enlighting paths for supporters and creating goo

Beatriz Bouskela

Catarse

Ben Wolf

My Name is Ben Wolf, I am 25 years old and a Producer at Astragon Entertainment GmbH in Germany, Mönchengladbach which is close to the “Gamescom” city Cologne which I also live in. Before working

Ben Wolf

Astragon Entertainment

Beto Alves

My name is Thiago, but I am known as Beto. I was founder and game designer of the Aduge Studio, worked at Aquiris and am currently game designer at Black River Studios. Whenever is possible I try to d

Beto Alves

Black River Studios

Bruno Amado

Bruno Amado, entrepreneur with a degree in Foreign Trade by UNA-MG and MBA in Finances by IBMEC-MG. Created the Overpower Studios in 2010 with his partner Sebastião Liparizi. Will release the game AC

Bruno Amado

Overpower Studios

Bruno Capelas

Bruno Chapels is reporter at Link, technology editorship of O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper. In the newsroom, in addition to writing articles and reviews on technology and games, also edits and writes

Bruno Capelas

Link (Estadão)

Bruno Caraciolo

Is a graduate by UNICAP and with a masters degree in commercial law by PUC-SP. Is also especialized in corporate law, bankruptcy and judicial recovery and contrats. Posses an ample experience in struc

Bruno Caraciolo

ADCM

Bruno Tachinardi

Degree in Games Design and passionate about its power to change people's lives, he founded along Tricia Araujo the Betri Studio where they create applications, systems and games to increase the engage

Bruno Tachinardi

Fófuuu

Bryan Davis

Bryan started his career in gaming at Electronic Arts in 1995 within the International Development team. He has since honed his craft working with prolific publishers, developers, and distributors inc

Bryan Davis

Big Blue Bubble Inc.

Caio Leboutte

PhD in Education, Management and Sciences Diffusion at UFRJ. Master in Economics from UnB; MBA in Digital TV, Broadcasting and New Media for FFU; Graduated and Post-graduated in Accounting from UFRGS.

Caio Leboutte

TV Escola

Camila Malaman

Graduated in Visual Arts from FAAP, is a partner and producer of Webcore for 16 years. She has worked on games for large companies and has more than 10 published children's applications. Her latest pr

Camila Malaman

Webcore Games

Carla Costa

Carla Costa's is graduated in Business Administration with an emphasis on marketing, works in the area of Project Management, Marketing and International Relations. Carla managed programs and intermed

Carla Costa

Porto Digital

Carla Mayumi

Carla Mayumi is a partner of TalkInc, a research company that uses digital methods in the search for new insights and understanding of the society, focusing on youth. Carla was one of the people resp

Carla Mayumi

Talk Inc. Research

Carlos Estigarribia

"Entrepreneur and veteran of the brazilian game industry, founded LocZGames in 1996 and sold the studio in 2006 to Playzone/Skyzone. Created the first Eletronic Arts' latin american studio in 2008.

Carlos Estigarribia

Leela Games

Carlos Vinícius Castro

Mechanical Engineer graduated from UNESP - Guaratinguetá, joined Novelis, the world leader in rolled aluminum products and aluminum recycling, through the new engineers Company training program. Bla

Carlos Vinícius Castro

Novelis / Time 1860

Cecilia Souza ‘Cecihoney’

Trans woman, lesbian, works with pixelart, co-created the website Minas Nerds and writes for the column Nerdiversidade (could be translated as Nerdiversity). Lost in fiction machines, heavy weapons an

Cecilia Souza ‘Cecihoney’

Minas Nerds

Christian Lykawka

Christian Lykawka is a veteran in the industry and founder of Rockhead Games, creators of Starlit Adventures, with 5 million downloads in the first 6 months of release. In 1996, he founded Southlogic

Christian Lykawka

Rockhead Games

Daniel Monastero

Graduated at Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Daniel began his career as figurine modeler at the end of the 90s, when he received awards and came to have his work exhibited in major national magazines

Daniel Monastero

Garage 227 Studios

Daniel Trocóli

Daniel Trocóli, designer, post-graduated in business management with over 10 years of experience in internet and digital entertainment. He is partnership manager of Google Play for Apps & Games in La

Daniel Trocóli

Google

Danilo Parise

Danilo Parise is Marketing & Products Director at SIOUX. With 15 years in the marketing career, having worked on advertising agencies, retail business and technology. In the past 6 years worked in the

Danilo Parise

SIOUX

Dario Souza

Dario Souza is 38yo, is a serial entrepreneur, investor and graduated in computer engineering from PUC-Rio. Started programming at 10-year-old and at 17 developed the site for 'Domingão do Faustão'

Dario Souza

Gazeus Games

Dave Bradley

David Bradley is Operations Manager at Steel Media. He oversees the day-to-day editorial on leading mobile gaming website Pocket Gamer. He also helps arrange events, such as June's Pocket Gamer Connec

Dave Bradley

Steel Media

David Bergantino

Bergantino’s career spans 30 years across all forms of entertainment. He’s worked in video games at nearly every major Hollywood entertainment studio, and has held executive positions at Nickelode

David Bergantino

Cold Room Entertainment

David Hoppe

David Hoppe is an experienced media/technology lawyer based in San Francisco, California, focused on representing video games companies doing business in the United States and internationally. David

David Hoppe

Gamma Law

David Hyman

With Google since 2006, he served as executive for new business for AdSense from Google's office in New York. It was the first work in this sector for the Latin American market and in 2008 he came to

David Hyman

Google

David P. Chiu

David P. Chiu is Vice President of R2 Games USA. R2Games is a leading international online games publisher that focuses on F2P mobile and browser games for midcore/hardcore gamers such as Clicker Hero

David P. Chiu

R2 Games

Dilber Mann

Dilber Mann is a Sr. Project Manager at Capcom Vancouver with a focus on scalable and distributed development. Since 2006, Dilber has worked onsite with external China partners to build their capabili

Dilber Mann

Capcom

Dina Rosman

VP at Confrapar and partner since 2013, Dina graduated in economics from IBMEC / RJ and an MBA in Management from PUC / RIO. Being responsible for examining new opportunities, participated in more tha

Dina Rosman

Confrapar

Eddy Léja-Six

Eddy Léja-Six (pronounce 'Leisure 6') is a Game Design teacher and Chair of Game Design at ISART Digital, the Video Game and CG Animation School in Paris. Before that, he has been a Game/Level Design

Eddy Léja-Six

ISART Digital

Edison Viana

Professional in creation and executive management of cultural projects and entertainment in the creative industry. Graduated in Radio and TV from the Escola de Comunicação of UFRJ, began his career

Edison Viana

RioFilme

Eduardo Lamhut

Co-Founder and Game Designer of BitCake Studio. Formed in Game Design, Eduardo is also alumni of the class of 2014 of GameFounders. The BitCake was the first Brazilian company accelerated by the progr

Eduardo Lamhut

BitCake Studio

Eduardo Régis

Eduardo Régis Gomes do Nascimento, is a entrepreneur. Founder of Gamer Trials and media director of the Rotary Club Niterói. Gamer Trials is a company for playtesting, with a focus on quality assura

Eduardo Régis

Game Trials / Finxi Tecnologia S.A

Eliana Russi

International business developer in the interactive media sector, specializing in TV and Videogames Industries. Currently leads the Brazilian Game Developers Program/BGD, a partnership between Abragam

Eliana Russi

Brazilian Game Developers

Elza Paiva

Since 2013 operates at the Culture, Entertainment and Tourism Department of BNDES (DECULT). Engineer from UFRJ, has a Master degree in Business Administration from COPPEAD/UFRJ.

Elza Paiva

BNDES

Eric Soares Rodrigues

23 years old, from Caldas Novas GO, level designer and draftsman. The interest in 3D came in 2007 when I discovered by chance the Blender software, and for some years I went to the lan house to learn

Eric Soares Rodrigues

Messier Games

Everton Baumgarten

I am Bachelor in Systems Analysis from the Catholic University of Pelotas (UCPel) since 1999. In 2003 I turned my passion for games into profession. As a member of one of the five largest educational

Everton Baumgarten

Izyplay Game Studio

Fábio de Sá Cesnik

Lawyer at Cesnik, Quintino and Salinas Advogados law office. Chairman of Comissão de Mídia e Entretenimento do Instituto dos Advogados de São Paulo (IASP - Media and Entertainment of the Institute

Fábio de Sá Cesnik

Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Advogados

Fábio Florencio

I have been working in the game industry for 10 years, mostly as Game Designer starting my career in Brazil. In 2015, I assumed the role of Games & Digital Content Manager at Rovio (Finland) where I h

Fábio Florencio

Fun Academy

Fabio Hofnik

Fabio Hofnik is audiovisual director and event producer, operating in narrative in immersive entertainment. He operates in audiovisual direction since 1998, since 2004 in Israel, in TV production are

Fabio Hofnik

BRVR

Fabio Ota

CEO of IsGame (www.isgame.com.br). IsGame teaches young and old to develop 2D games for PCs and Smartphones. The program for the elderly, more than learning, is a form of preventive treatment for cogn

Fabio Ota

IsGame – International School of Game

Felipe Azevedo

Specialist in Serious Games, and participated in the development of more than 200 educational games, performed for more than 1.8MM users. Extensive experience in technology projects and analytics appl

Felipe Azevedo

Eguru/Aennova

Felipe Dal Molin

Felipe Dal Molin is game designer and a founding partner of Luderia Jogos Digitaisthe , where he developed mobile games Battle Rides and Spooklands. Since 2014 integrates the Aquiris Game Studio team

Felipe Dal Molin

Aquiris Game Studio/Luderia

Felipe Gabriades

Graduated in Law at the Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC / SP and Postgraduate in Intellectual Property and New Business at the School of Law of São Paulo of Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV Di

Felipe Gabriades

Cesnik, Quintino & Salinas Advogados

Felipe Marlon Soares

Felipe Marlon is a geek, programmer, producer and economist. With extensive experience in Games, TV and Web, is an enthusiast looking for new ways to combine technology, narratives and content for enj

Felipe Marlon Soares

PushStart

Fernanda Farah

Fernanda Farah, manager at the Department of Culture, Entertainment and Tourism of BNDES, department created in 2006 for the development and operation of new shares and financial instruments for the s

Fernanda Farah

BNDES

Fernando Chamis

Bachelor in Computer Science and post-graduated in eBusiness and Company Management from Instituto Presbiteriano Mackenzie. Partner-Director of Webcore, company that develops interactive solutions fou

Fernando Chamis

Webcore Games

Fernando Colombo

Co-founder of Fire Horse Studio, the company responsible for games like Like a Boss and other titles in partnership with Cartoon Network. Together with his team won national and international awards,

Fernando Colombo

Fire Horse Studio

Fernando Cordoba

Fernando Cordoba is an independent developer currently working on BalanCity, a city builder / physics stacker game. He is also vice director of the Game Development Career at Colegio Universitario IES

Fernando Cordoba

Souvegames

Flávia Egypto

With a BA in Law from the Universidade do Triângulo, with specializations in education from the Universidade de Uberlândia and International Business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Flávia Egypto

Flávia Egypto

Apex-Brasil

Flávia Gasi

Flavia Gasi is a doctoral student at PUC-SP with the Communication and Semiotics program, and her dissertation was expanded to become the book Videogames and Mythology. She is CEO of the communication

Flávia Gasi

IGN Brasil

Flavio Miyamaru

Founding partner of Tapps Games, graduated in computer engineering from USP, Master in Digital Medias area. In Tapps serves as Executive Producer, leading the team of New Products. Tapps has a portfol

Flavio Miyamaru

Tapps Games

Francis Ingrand

Francis Ingrand, born on November 30th, 1972 in Paris is a videogame business veteran, a French entrepreneur of this sector and specialist in video game distribution issues worldwide. He is the found

Francis Ingrand

SNJV / Le Game

Francisco Diaz

Francisco Diaz Muñoz, 34 years old, is the CEO of Magma Creations a renowned animation & post production studio in the Peruvian advertising industry founded in 2005. CBDO of Magma Interactive, busine

Francisco Diaz

CVA Peru

Fred Vasconcelos

Fred Vasconcelos is CEO of Joy Street S/A, a leading Edu Tech start-ups in the Brazilian scenario. Joy Street focuses on dialogue and bring fun to the learning process. In the past 15 years, Vasconcel

Fred Vasconcelos

Joy Street

Gabe Cuzzillo

Gabe Cuzzillo is an indie game developer based in Brooklyn New York. Before Ape Out he designed a game called Foiled, a local two-player dueling game released in 2013. He graduated from NYU last year

Gabe Cuzzillo

Ape Out

Gabriel Coutinho

Gabriel is CEO of Plug & Boom indie game studio, which at the end of 2015 passed by an acceleration program in Kuala Lumpr by GameFounders. Before, was co-founder of Leva Lá, startup awarded in the

Gabriel Coutinho

Plug & Boom

Gabriel Stürmer

CMO in Cupcake Entertainment accelerated by GameFounders and Start-Up Chile. Specialist in free-to-play games, marketing, monetization, acquisition and retention of users. Marketing Project Manager

Gabriel Stürmer

Cupcake Entertainment

Gabriel Vainsencher

Gabriel is Co-Founder of Golden Bite Games Studio, and he works as Game Designer and Producer. He is graduated in Business Administration and in Videogames Development Career. He has a 5 years experi

Gabriel Vainsencher

Uruguayan Game Developers Association

Gilberto Toscano

Graduated in Law from the University of São Paulo and a postgraduate degree in Entertainment Law from the Law School of OAB, Gilberto Toscano is partner at Cesnik, Quintino and Salinas Advogados, whe

Gilberto Toscano

Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Advogados

Giselle Beiguelman

Giselle Beiguelman is a media artist, curator and professor at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Sao Paulo (FAU-USP). Her work include interventions in public spaces, networ

Giselle Beiguelman

FAU-USP

Gustavo Goldenberg

Gustavo Goldenberg is the leader of relations with developers of Revmob helping each app to achieve its maximum revenue potential through manual, programmatic optimizations and constant work of best p

Gustavo Goldenberg

Revmob

Gustavo Petró

Gustavo Petró is journalist and host from Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil, Grêmio fan and Jedi, who for more than 10 years works in the games area and is currently editor of the site IGN Brazil. He worked

Gustavo Petró

IGN Brasil

Gustavo Steinberg

Gustavo Steinberg is Executive Director of BIG Festival. International Bachelor (United World College of the Adriatic), Bachelor and Master in Political Science (PUC-SP) and Master of Science in Med

Gustavo Steinberg

BIG Festival

Guto Requena

Guto Requena is an architect and educator at USP and was a researcher at Nomads - Center for Interactive Living Studies. Guto investigates memory, design and interactive technologies and has exhibited

Guto Requena

Guto Requena

Henry Oh

Henry Oh is Vice President of Sales & Operations at Tenjin, the mobile marketing infrastructure company for mobile apps, where he develops strategic partnerships, oversees sales and business developme

Henry Oh

Tenjin

Hervé Sohm

Hervé started to professionalize its passion for games in 2009 when he joined Gamania, a leading online F2P game publisher in Taiwan. From day one, the focus was on internationalization, business dev

Hervé Sohm

Ankama Games

Israel Mendes

Israel Mendes is from Rio Grande do Sul, 38 years old and has a degree in Social Communication at PUC-RS. Has 18 years of professional experience, having worked as an advertising redactor in major adv

Israel Mendes

Aquiris Game Studio

Jamie Cason

Jamie Cason is a creative executive producer with 15 years interactive entertainment experience, focussed on developing and managing awesome games-as-service products across online, mobile and tablet

Jamie Cason

Miniclip

Jason Della Rocca

Jason Della Rocca is the co-founder of Executions Labs, a hands-on early stage investor for independent game developers. Formerly, Jason was a game industry consultant focused on business and cluster

Jason Della Rocca

Execution Labs

Jay Santos

Graduated in Computer Sciences at USP (University of São Paulo) and with 6 years experience in game and applications development for mobile devices. Has four years experience with Unity and is Area M

Jay Santos

Unity

Jean Rafael Tomceac

Master of Education: Curriculumfrom PUC-SP and graduated in Technology and Digital Media at the same university. Researcher and member of Grupo Alpha - FEUSP. Develops innovation projects for institut

Jean Rafael Tomceac

Innovation and Ludic Learning Specialist

Jeremy Spillmann

Jeremy Spillmann is a Game Designer and Co-founder of Blindflug Studios, Zürich Switzerland. He is originally a trained chemical lab assistant, but later studied Game Design on Bachelor and Master

Jeremy Spillmann

Blindflug Studios

Jeser Mross Becker

President of the International Association for Technological Development AIDTEC (Porto Alegre Brazil) Coordinator and Founder of competitions Team 1772 The Brazilian Trail Blazers (Gravatai, RS Bra

Jeser Mross Becker

AIDTEC

Jesús Fabre

Jesús Fabre is Director of Publication and Public Relations of Game Starter, the first incubator and publisher of Latin American games as well as collaborator of Aquiris Game Studio, since 2009 is pa

Jesús Fabre

Games Starter / Aquiris Game Studio

João Vítor de Souza

Founder e CEO na Cupcake Entertainment acelerada pela GameFounders e Start-Up Chile. Especialista em games free-to-play, business e product development. Graduado em Jogos Digitais.

João Vítor de Souza

Cupcake Entertainment

Joel Breton

Joel has produced and launched more than thirty top-selling videogames across twenty five commercial platforms in his career. His first role as a game producer was for GT interactive, where he produce

Joel Breton

HTC VIVE

Jorge Proença

Operates in the information technology field for 28 years, in Social Responsibility area for 15 years and in education for 13 years. He has a degree in Systems Analysis at Fatec Sorocaba (1989) and a

Jorge Proença

Kiduca

José Antonio “Jalf” Farias

Entrepreneur, Producer at Prosperity Games, Bachelor in Computer Science from UFCG, XNA / DirectX Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, Teacher, author of books and articles published in Brazil and in

José Antonio “Jalf” Farias

Prosperity Games

José Augusto Albino

Degree in Business Administration, specialized in Private Equity and Venture Capital (Harvard Business School/USA) and an MBA from Columbia University/USA. In CRP since 2005, has great expertise in st

José Augusto Albino

CRP

José Garcez Ghirardi

Lawyer graduated from the University of São Paulo. Has a masters degree and doctorate from the University of São Paulo and post doctoral by UNICAMP-SP. Is full-time professor at FGV DIREITO SP (FGV

José Garcez Ghirardi

FGV

Josh Curtis

Josh Curtis is Head of LatAm Evangelism for Chartboost. He works with Game Developers in both North & Latin America, helping devs monetize & market their F2P Mobile Games & sharing best practices lear

Josh Curtis

Chartboost

Julian Osterwalder

As a senior Account Executive for Latin America, Julian is responsible for building new relationships on both, the publisher and the advertiser side of the business.

Julian Osterwalder

Vungle

Juliano Barbosa Alves

Juliano Barbosa Alves is a professor, graduated in Anthropology, Post-Graduate in Marketing Management and Master in Business Administration. He works with technology and games for over 12 years where

Juliano Barbosa Alves

Apolíneo / Utengo

Julien Villedieu

Named in September, 2008 Managing Director of the French national Videogame organization, the professional organization which federates, represents and defends the interests of the French videogames d

Julien Villedieu

SNJV

Jurema Villa

Business Administrator, graduated at FESP/FAE-PR, post-graduated in Marketing at UNIP and Business Management at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. She works as a business consultant at Sebrae-SP, guiding en

Jurema Villa

SEBRAE-SP

Karim Farghaly

Karim Farghaly heads up Business Development at Bandai Namco Entertainment America for Mobile platforms. His primary responsibility is to manage external partnerships with development studios, licenso

Karim Farghaly

Bandai Namco Entertainment

Katleen Evers

In the Gaming Industry for quite some time now, I started to work as an Archangel for a big French company. That’s where Francis and I met. Francis Ingrand is CEO of Plug In Digital and started the

Katleen Evers

Plug In Digital

Klos Cunha

Klos Cunha, co-founder and designer of Otus Games Studio, finalist studio at Indie Speed Run 2013 and winner of the Desafio dos Games SEBRAE/RS. Creator of INCULTO, games enthusiasts and game develop

Klos Cunha

Old Cat Studio

Laure Casalini

Born in Paris, France, Laure CASALINI started her career as a philosophy teacher with a Master diploma from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (ParisIV) However, her interest for new technologies led h

Laure Casalini

RUBIKA

Lauren Koester

Unofficial "head mobile game player and magical girl", Lauren is an ad tech nerd with a passion for gaming. As Unity democratizes game development, Lauren strives to make free-to-play gaming a reward

Lauren Koester

Unity

Leandro Carlos da Silva

Leandro Carlos da Silva is Co-Founder and programmer of Reload Game Studio. With over a decade of professional experience as gamedev, already developed for several platforms and has much to say about

Leandro Carlos da Silva

Reload Game Studio

Leandro Jaccoud

My name is Leandro de Abreu Souza Jaccoud. I was born in Rio de Janeiro. I work professionally in the Historic and Institutional Archives Service (SAHI) of the Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa (FCRB) s

Leandro Jaccoud

Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa

Leonardo Correia

Graduated in law from IBMEC and international relations, at UERJ, he worked at Fundação GlobalGiving and created Salgueiro Sustentável project. He was one of the founders of the junior company Pano

Leonardo Correia

Fundação Lemann

Leonardo Gleison

Leonardo Gleiso is a technician in assistive technology from Brazilian Association of Assistance to the Visualy Impaired, is currently a post-graduate in marketing, graduated in analysis and developme

Leonardo Gleison

Laramara

Luana de Souza

Started her journey in the cultural sector in 2009, colaborating in the elaboration and registration of cultural projects in laws aws to encourage culture. In 2012, she became part of Municipal Secret

Luana de Souza

RioFilme

Lucas Andrade Rodrigues

Lucas Andrade Rodrigues, Mechanical Engineer by Universidade Estadual. Operates in the department of Global Make Engineering at Johnson & Johnson, leading the managing of engineering and CAPEX proces

Lucas Andrade Rodrigues

1860 - CEPHATRON

Lucas Pestalozzi

18 years of experience in market research in major multi-national companies in the industry. In the last three years leading Blend New Research, one of the most innovative market research companies to

Lucas Pestalozzi

Blend New Research

Lucas Rocha

Lucas Rocha coordinates the area of ​​innovation at Fundação Lemann, dedicated to accelerating the adoption of high quality innovations by the Brazilian educational system. He has a degree in Co

Lucas Rocha

Fundação Lemann

Luciana Pecegueiro

Luciana Pecegueiro Furtado is analyst at Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Agency for Export and Investment Promotion) degree in International Relations and specialization in Foreign Trade, Foreign Exchange and

Luciana Pecegueiro

Apex-Brasil

Luciane Gorgulho

Luciane Gorgulho is Head of the Department of Culture, Entertainment and Tourism BNDES, department created in 2006 for the development and operation of new shares and financial instruments for the sec

Luciane Gorgulho

BNDES

Luciano Meira

Luciano Meira has a Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of California (Berkeley / USA), Master in cognitive psychology and graduated in pedagogy. He acts as an adjunct professor of psyc

Luciano Meira

Joy Street

Luiz Alberto Zaiats

Luiz Alberto Zaiats is Chief of Technology with over 12 years of experience with digital and internet projects and founding partner of the São Paulo's game studio INSANE.

Luiz Alberto Zaiats

INSANE

Luiz Sakuda

Luiz Ojima Sakuda is Professor at Centro Universitário FEI and Fundação Vanzolini. Sakuda is Board Member at the Brazilian Game Developers Association (Abragames), Vice-Chair at IGDA-São Paulo, an

Luiz Sakuda

Fundação Vanzolini - USP

Malu Andrade

Malu Andrade is innovation coordinator at Spcine. Creator and manager of the group Mulheres no Audiovisual (Women in Audiovisual), which militates in favor of gender equality in the audiovisual sector

Malu Andrade

Spcine

Marcelo de Vasconcellos

Designer and researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, and professor in Digital Games course at the University Estácio de Sá. He is graduated in Industrial Design, with a Masters in Anthropology of

Marcelo de Vasconcellos

Fiocruz

Marcos Stahl

Master in Communication by UNIP (2015), Graduate in Administration of Companies by FAAP (1991). Post-graduate in Foreign Trade by FAAP (1999), Post in Marketing by São Luiz College (2001). MBA in Int

Marcos Stahl

Sebrae SP

Marcos Venturelli

Almost 10 years in the industry, Marcos Venturelli is game designer of games like Chroma Squad, Relic Hunters Zero, Dungeonland and Star Vikings, founder of the extint Critical Studio of Rio de Janeir

Marcos Venturelli

Rogue Snail

Marcus Imaizumi

Business development, marketing and monetization in games and mobile specialist, founder of agency and consulting company Gamebiz and of Escola Brasileira de Games.

Marcus Imaizumi

Gamebiz

Mario Lapin

Mario Lapin is game designer, educator and ludoactivist! In 2005 he founded the Virgo Games studio, specialized in games for learning and social impact. Since then he is the company CEO, working in re

Mario Lapin

Virgo Game Studios

Mario Valle

With almost 20 years of experience in the video games industry, Mario Valle is considered one of the pioneers in the Latin American gaming ecosystem and also an active global evangelist for entreprene

Mario Valle

Eletronic Arts

Mark Leaver

In his 25 years experience across the media industries two key themes have categorised Mark’s career: the combination of content and emerging digital technologies; and the connection of creative bus

Mark Leaver

Playable City

Marlon Souza

Graduated in social communication, with MBI in TI management, Marlon is a professional with more than 25 years of experience in the area of technology. In his career he allredy coordinated projects fo

Marlon Souza

Playmove

Martín Cao

Martin Cao, MBA from UDESA and Lic. in Administration from UBA. In 2010, he founded Red Katana, a game studio that he leads since. Before 2010, he worked in marketing at companies such as Microsoft an

Martín Cao

ADVA / Red Katana

Martín Meléndez

Co-Founder and Chief Commercial and Business Development Officer at Cosmogonia (developing BitUp for PlayStation 4 and PC), and External Business Development manager at 1 Simple Idea (Developers of Mu

Martín Meléndez

1 Simple Idea

Martine Spaans

Martine Spaans started her career in online gaming in 2006 and has worked for well-known companies like Spil Games and Ubisoft before setting up her own Casual Gaming company. She quickly learned the

Martine Spaans

FGL.com (FlashGameLicense.com)

Matthew Handrahan

Matthew started in games journalism more than a decade ago, and has reported on the many changes and disruptions that have swept through the industry since then. Formerly the Features Editor for the a

Matthew Handrahan

GamesIndustry.biz

Mauricio Alegretti

Mauricio Tadeu Alegretti ("Malegra") is co-founder of game studio Smyowl, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Kinect, founder of the portal Indústria de Jogos, co-founder of Portalxbox comm

Mauricio Alegretti

Smyowl

Maurício Hirata

Maurício Hirata is Master in Communication Sciences from the University of São Paulo and Executive Secretary of the National Cinema Agency – ANCINE.

Maurício Hirata

Ancine

Maxime Dumas

Since 2005, Maxime is the CTO & co-founder of Persistant Studios, a company specialized in the fields of innovative software and applications development based on realtime 3d experience. (30 emplo

Maxime Dumas

Persistant Studios

Maycon Souza

I started working as a freelancer at 16yo, at the time my entrepreneurial momentum began to flourish. I worked for world-famous companies, participating in projects for various countries around the wo

Maycon Souza

LUNE Game Studio

Melanie Christin

Once a technical artist, Mélanie Christin is now the co-founder of the indie game studio Atelier 801, founded in 2011 on the success of the multiplayer online browser game Transformice. Created in 20

Melanie Christin

Atelier 801

Melinda Montano

Melinda Montano is the Business Development Manager at Kongregate, finding the best and brightest PC & mobile games for publishing partnerships. She previously spent 4 years as a Business Developer at

Melinda Montano

Kongregate

Michael El Baki

Michael El Baki co-founded Clan of the Cloud, the gaming backend as a service company, in 2011, licencing their solution to studios like Pastagames, Advanced Mobile Applications and Playdigious amongs

Michael El Baki

Clan of the Cloud

Michael Fergusson

Michael is the CEO and Founder of Ayogo, a company that has won many awards for their use of game psychology and social networks to improve health and financial outcomes for patients and health care o

Michael Fergusson

Ayogo

Michael Jégat

Michael Jégat, 34 years old, is the co-founder and CEO of Intellysurf. Founded in 2007 and part of the action-sports company Xtreme Media since 2013, Intellysurf produces and distributes YouRiding (w

Michael Jégat

Intellysurf

Mike Foster

Mike Foster has been involved in the video games industry since 1995 working first as a game tester, and then spending 15 years as a product evaluator/design consultant across all PlayStation platform

Mike Foster

Sony / PlayStation

Monica Franco

Graduated in Pedagogy from the University of São Paulo (1986), Master in Education: Curriculum from the Catholic University of São Paulo (2003) and PhD in Education (Curriculum) by the Catholic Univ

Monica Franco

TV Escola

Moonlit M. Wang

Moonlit helps mobile game developers find success on Google Play. Prior to Google, she was the first Revenue Product Manager at Scopely, and before that, she managed Performance-based User Acquisition

Moonlit M. Wang

Google Play Games

Nicolas Bensignor

Since 2008, Nicolas is the CEO & founder of Playsoft, mobile Games developer and publisher (70 employees). Nicolas is also the Vice-President and Member of the board of Syndicat National du Jeu Vi

Nicolas Bensignor

Playsoft

Orlando Fonseca Jr.

Orlando Fonseca Jr. is graduated in Industrial Design and pos-graduated degree in Digital Games. Founder of IMGNATION Studios. Recently participated in two business acceleration processes, Game Founde

Orlando Fonseca Jr.

IMGNATION Studios

Patricia Zendron

Economist with a PhD in Industry and Technology Economics at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Employee of BNDES since 2002, currently holds the position of sector manager in the Department of Eco

Patricia Zendron

BNDES

Paul Hanraets

Paul M. Hanraets is a video game executive and co-founder of Gambitious Digital Entertainment. Gambitious is a Dutch video game publisher based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Gambitious was founded to

Paul Hanraets

Gambitious Digital Entertainment

Paula Neves

Gamer and "marketeer". She was Marketing Manager at Nano Games, responsible for the acquisition, retention and monetization of players, and also Marketing Manager at Nuuvem, e-commerce of AAA games fo

Paula Neves

Gazeus Games

Paulo Alcoforado

Secretary of Finance Policies for ANCINE. Was Director and Superintendent of Public Works of ANCINE. Was Director of the Audiovisual Secretariat of the Ministry of Culture. Coordinated the DOCTV progr

Paulo Alcoforado

Ancine

Paulo Luis Santos

Paulo Luis Santos is an entrepreneur, game designer, musician and teacher. Founded in 2012, the Flux Game Studio, one of the prominent brazilian developing company. Former journalist at USP, post-grad

Paulo Luis Santos

Flux Game Studio

Paulo Maia

Advertising professional, graduated in Marketing at ESPM and post-graduated at FGV. Was co-founder of the site "É Gol" in 2001 and NzPhone. Was GM of Brazil Quepasa Corp. until 2012, then GM Latam So

Paulo Maia

Glispa Global Group

Paulo Souza

As Unreal Engine Evangelist at Epic Games, Paulo helps brazilian developers create awesome experiences with the Unreal Engine 4. With 15 years of experience in the games industry as developer and entr

Paulo Souza

Epic Games

Paweł Feldman

Paweł is a highly experienced, senior gaming industry professional, with deep insight into the gaming business both from publisher's and developer's perspective. He’s taken part in all phases of ga

Paweł Feldman

11 bit studios

Pedro M. Kayatt

Computer Engineer from USP's Polytechnic School in 2010 and Master of Science in Computer Engineer by the Politecnico di Milano. He is currently a graduate student in the Interactive Technologies Labo

Pedro M. Kayatt

VR Monkey

Pedro Waengertner

Serial entrepreneur, angel-investir and encourager of the brazilian entrepreneur ecossystem, Pedro is President of ABRAII (Associação Brasileira de Empresas Aceleradoras de Inovação e Investimento

Pedro Waengertner

ABRAII / Aceleratech

Pedro Zambarda

Writer, journalist and blogger, Pedro made his career as a reporter for the EXAM website, of Editora Abril, and as a columnist for TechTudo site, of Globo.com. Is chief editor of the projects 'Drops d

Pedro Zambarda

Drops de Jogos

Pepe Cantos

Pepe started working at Kabam as product managers for f2p titles such as Glory of Rome and Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North (the first multimillion IP on mobile platforms). His next company i

Pepe Cantos

Scopely

Philip Mangione

Philip Mangione is director, creator and game designer of My Night Job for PS4, winner of a contest in SP in 2014, and other winning projects contests as Chameleon Puzzle Runners (BR Games in 2010) an

Philip Mangione

Webcore Interactive

Philippe Capouillez

At only 21 years, he opened his first company in 1996 and in 1999, created the site "Olé" that was the most popular sports portal of the time. Given the repercussion, the site was sold to Invent in 2

Philippe Capouillez

SIOUX

Piotr Iwanicki

Piotr Iwanicki is SUPERHOT lead designer and director.

Piotr Iwanicki

SUPERHOT Team

Rafael Bergamaschi

Graduated at University of São Paulo and post-graduated in Business Administration with an emphasis on banking by FGV. Superintendent of Business and Operations at Desenvolve SP, where he operates al

Rafael Bergamaschi

Desenvolve SP

Raphael de Faro

Lawyer in São Paulo with a post-graduation in tax laws by the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) and a masters degree in legal studies by the same university. Raphael is also a

Raphael de Faro

ADCM

Rawlinson Peter Terrabuio

Co-founder and CMO of BEENOCULUS Brazilian company, leader in virtual reality solutions for the Latin American market. Entrepreneur, philosopher and business administrator with extensive experience i

Rawlinson Peter Terrabuio

BEENOCULUS

Reginaldo Valadares

Reginaldo started his career in 2000 when he founded Jynx Playware – a pioneer in online multiplayer games in Brazil. In 2010 he finished his studies in Paris to lead Glu Mobile’s studio in Sao Pa

Reginaldo Valadares

Rovio Entertainment

Reichert Rogers

Reichert Rogers is a Monetization Specialist for Mobile Applications, in Google's Online Partnerships Group. As an engineer and a developer himself, Rogers not only has a living experience on the mobi

Reichert Rogers

Google

Renato Nery

Graduated in Social Comunication by PUC-SP and since 2003 operates with audiovisual, colaborating with diverses public policies of the sector as DOCTV, ANIMATV, FUNCINE ANIMACULTURA, TELEFILMES, among

Renato Nery

Spcine

Rich Vreeland

Rich Vreeland creates sound under the name Disasterpeace. He made the procedural soundscape for Mini Metro, has released 48 albums and loves exploring the many axes of sound.

Rich Vreeland

Mini Metro

Rod Contreras

I'm a passionate entrepreneur who loves videogames. And ever since 2003, I have been involved in different initiatives to develop the most entertaining products possible. Having worked as an artist, l

Rod Contreras

Gamaga

Rodrigo Alves Bezerra

25 yo, from São Paulo. I grew up on the care of my grandparents, mother and four uncles who showed me the world of games. I studied Systems Analysis, but never actually exercised that function. In la

Rodrigo Alves Bezerra

Level Up

Rodrigo Assaf

Autodesk Media & Entertainment Technical Specialist for Latin America. Skilled professional with experience in computer graphics (MSc. in Computer Science), animation, games and broadcast working as a

Rodrigo Assaf

Autodesk

Rodrigo Kopke Salinas

Founding partner of the office, client advisor of the media industries and general content (phonographic, audiovisual, editorial, between others) in the areas of intellectual property, contractual and

Rodrigo Kopke Salinas

Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Advogados

Rômulo Gomes

Rômulo Gomes, 26yo, father of two and entrepreneur. It has generated more than 40 million downloads in the App Store Optimization only in Brazil. Was a programmer, "producteer", and after a brief sea

Rômulo Gomes

Epicfy

Ronaldo Cruz

Ronald started his career as interpreneur on the video game industry after graduated in 2002 as technologist from Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná. After graduating, he and 3 more colleagu

Ronaldo Cruz

Oktagon Games

Ronaldo Vaqueli

Ronaldo Vaqueli de Paula, Esp. Software Engineering (ESAB), Mathematician (FACAP) Technical and Industrial Informatics (ETEP). He teaches in the areas of informatics, electronics and mechatronics tech

Ronaldo Vaqueli

ETEP Faculdades / Time 1382 - ETEP TEAM

Sam Dahmani

Graduated from the South Bank University of London, Sam Dahmani, 37yo, began his career as a telecommunications engineer, and deployment manager at Nortel Networks EMEA, before founding his first ente

Sam Dahmani

3DDUO

Samir Iásbeck

Samir Iásbeck is Founder, CEO Qranio.com. MBA in Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing at UFRJ, was appointed by Microsoft as Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013 and in 2014 was appointed by the Gove

Samir Iásbeck

Qranio.com

Sandro Manfredini

Associated/Director of business at Aquiris Game Studio; Member at the Director board of Abragames since 2013.

Sandro Manfredini

Aquiris Game Studio

Saulo Camarotti

Saulo Camarotti is graduated in Computer Science from the University of Brasilia and posgraduated in Digital Games at IESB-DF, co-founder of Behold Studios, creator of the award winning Knights of Pen

Saulo Camarotti

Behold Studios

Sebastião Liparizi Neto

Sebastian studied Engineering, Architecture and Digital Games. Since his youth was devoted to game development through his hobbies. Was always very competitive, having no trouble to become an entrepre

Sebastião Liparizi Neto

Overpower Studios

Sérgio Miletto

Sérgio Miletto is President of São Paulo Development Agency - ADE SAMPA (autonomous social service utility) which operates in cooperation with the Municipal Department of Labor, Entrepreneurship and

Sérgio Miletto

ADESAMPA

Sérgio Nesteriuk

Sergio Nesteriuk is one of the pioneers of games studies in Brazil, beginning his research in 1996 and concluded a Master's (2002) and PhD (2007) in this area. Since 2003 he is a professor in the Bach

Sérgio Nesteriuk

Anhembi Morumbi/PUC

Shayenne Leão

Game Designer and 2D Artist. Without understanding where a high heel fits in a female armor, produces a game to her Course Completion Project where the clothing of the protagonist is critical to their

Shayenne Leão

Infinite Byte Studios

Steve Escalante

Steve is an industry veteran with 14 years of game development and publishing experience. From starting his own indie development team in 1999 to his last four years with Bethesda Softwork, he is well

Steve Escalante

Versus Evil

Steven Filby

There are so many great games made everyday that nobody has heard of. This is a bad thing in my opinion, so I moved into the indie gaming space to help indies build hordes of fans who love their games

Steven Filby

Motion Twin

Tadeu Jungle

Tadeu Jungle is a multifaceted artist with expertise in the areas of photography, video, installations, visual poetry and performance, with a career established as a screenwriter and film director, TV

Tadeu Jungle

Academia de Filmes

Théo Artioli Azevedo

Théo Azevedo began writing professionaly about games in 1996 and, since then, hasn't stopped anymore. Today he is a publisher from UOL Jogos, but he has allredy been at Folha de S. Paulo, EGM Brasil,

Théo Artioli Azevedo

UOL

Thiago di Freitas

Is CEO of Kokku, a Gaming Holding contemplating External Development companies, Indie Studios and Serious Apps, among others. Expert in business and licensing of international brands. Advisory board m

Thiago di Freitas

Kokku Games

Thiago Diniz

Thiago is graduated in Digital Games and co-founder of Nuuvem. Began his career as Sales Representative in Tramontina as Key Account Manager. He was also World Champion in the Strategy/RTS game Battle

Thiago Diniz

Nuuvem

Thiago Fabril

Cultural Promoter, graduated in Perfoming Arts from Barão de Mauá University Center; attends to Senac University Center's post-graduation course of Cultural Management. Develops the Lab.ArtGame proj

Thiago Fabril

Lab.ArtGame

Tiago Melo

Computer scientist, Tiago Melo is the co-founder of Lumentech, a company that develops games since 2004 in Aracaju, Sergipe capital. During these 12 years, he managed multiple teams and delivered more

Tiago Melo

Lumentech

Tiago Moraes

Tiago Moraes, passionate about game development, working in the area since 2000. In 2007 he founded the Ovni Studios, an independent studio where he operates since then. Focused currently in Mix Rea

Tiago Moraes

Ovni Studios

Vicente Vieira

Co-founder and business manager at Manifesto Games. Has been acting for 11 years at the digital games industry and has participated on the production of over than 200 games for different platforms. Al

Vicente Vieira

Manifesto Games

Vincent Percevault

Vincent Percevault, CEO, Game Audio Factory - G4F, www.g4f.fr Founder and CEO of Game Audio Factory - G4F (European leader in audio for games) Co-founder and President of Native Prime (Multilingua

Vincent Percevault

G4F

Wellington Tamaki

Graduated in Gastronomy from Senac and in Business Administration from FEA-USP. Has worked at Microsoft, where he worked in the Platforms and Startups area and, today, at Google, helps small and medi

Wellington Tamaki

Google

Xavier Liard

Xavier Liard is the co-founder and CEO of Playdigious, a new mobile game Publisher focusing on high quality games and innovative user acquisition tools. Xavier entered the video game industry by estab

Xavier Liard

Playdigious

Yoan Fanise

Yoan Fanise spent 14 years at Ubisoft in France and Singapore. He joined the company in 2001 to create the soundscape of Beyond Good & Evil, the legendary title directed by Michel Ancel. In 2004, he

Yoan Fanise

Digixart Entertainment

Zangado

Thiago, 28, lives in Cuiabá, Brazil. He has graduated as an engineer at the Faculdade Federal do Mato Grosso and he currently works as an engineer and creates youtube content on the Zangado Games cha

Zangado

Zangado Games

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