How AI is transforming Gaming,
Media & Entertainment

 

 

February 24, 2022

Online at Spieker Forum, Chou Hall, UC Berkeley

In partnership with:

 

Media & Entertainment is on the rise. Things are looking up with the recent boost from the Gaming industry. But what does this mean for other industries? How can they keep up with this paradigm shift in content consumption?

The Fisher Center for Business Analytics in partnership with Affine is hosting the 2022 summit on “How AI is Transforming Gaming, Media & Entertainment. Join us for an opportunity to explore the limitless possibilities of what the future is yet to offer.

Find out what industry leaders have to say about the transformation of Gaming, Media, & Entertainment industry and how its driven by the tech revolution in AI, Metaverse, Virtual Reality and Web 3.0!

 

Program Overview

8:00am – 8:18am
State of the Nation in Gaming

Affine Analytics

Manas Agrawal, Co-founder, and CEO, Affine
Vineet Kumar Co-founder, and Chief Solutions Architect, Affine
Saurabh Tandon, Board Member, President, Affine

8:19am – 8:34am
Gaming, Gamers, and Creators: View from a (Twitch) Bridge

Drew Harry, VP Data and Research, Twitch

8:35am –  9:10am
Gaming & Entertainment Analytics: which goals, which data, which technique?

Xun (YoYo)Yin, Director of Mobile Analytics, Activision
Keith Van Houw, Director, Marketing Analytics, WB Entertainment (WB Games)
Ashish Bansal, Director, Recommendations Systems, Twitch

Moderated by Gauthier Vasseur

9:11am – 9:26am
How AI and Technology are Impacting the Future of Gaming and Entertainment?

Jonathan Lane, Senior Director, Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning, Activision

Moderated by Saurabh Tandon

9:27am – 9:57am
3 Success Stories in Gaming : AI in Engagement and Monetization in Gaming – What Can We Learn from Booming Indian Startups

Kabir Rustogi, VP Data Sciences & Analytics, Mobile Premier League (MPL)
Venkatesh Adavi, VP of Monetization, Growth strategy and Partnerships, VerSe Innovation
Nitin Mittal, President Zee5

Moderated by Manas Agrawal

9:58am –  10:13am
AI in Media & Entertainment: The Future of TV

Shobana Radhakrishnan, Senior Director of Engineering, Google TV

10:14am – 10:29am
Gaming and Education: Is it Work or Play?

Rosemary Lokhorst, Founder and CEO, Storybyte Studio

10:30am – 10:45am
Understanding consumers and communities in the world of web 3.0/Gaming/Metaverse

Mark Miller, Stanford University, PhD, Biometrics, AR/VR

10:46am – 11:21am
Diversity, Equity in Gaming, Media & Entertainment

Colum Slevin, Senior Director of Positive Play Experiences, Electronic Arts (EA)
Bryant Young, Gameheads & Fishean Studio
Samia Chelbi, CEO, DigiArtLivingLab

Moderated by Nathalie Mathe

11:22am – 11:32am
African Gaming: What Future, What Challenges

Featuring a Kenyan game from Kunta Count

11:33am – 11:48am
Gaming, Social Media and Reality – Metaverse: Business Models, Monetization and New metrics?

Rafael Brown, CEO & Co-Founder, Symbol Zero

11:49am – 12:04am
10 Things to know the Meta-verse

Christopher Lafayette, Founder, GatherVerse

12:02pm – 12:04pm
Thank you

Fisher Center for Business Analytics & Affine Analytics

Summit 2022 Speakers

Ashish Bansal

Director, Recommendations Systems , Twitch

Bryant Young

CEO at Fishean Studio

Christopher Lafayette

Founder, GatherVerse

Colum Selvin

Senior Director, Positive Play Experiences, Electronic Arts (EA)

Drew Harry

VP, Research & Data at Twitch

Samia Chelbi

Founder NetInfo & DigiArtLivingLab

Shobana Radhakrishnan

Senior Director of Engineering, Google TV

Saurabh Tandon

Board Member, President, Affine

Gauthier Vasseur

Fisher Center for Business Analytics, UC Berkeley

Mark Miller

Stanford University

Nathalie Mathe

Creative Director/Founder, NativeVR

Jonathan Lane

Sr. Director, Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning, Activision

Kabir Rustogi

Data Sciences and Analytics at Mobile Premier League (MPL)

Keith Van Houw

Director, Marketing Analytics at WB Entertainment (WB Games)

Rosemary Lokhorst

Founder and CEO, Storybyte Studio Ltd.

Manas Agrawal

Co-founder, and CEO, Affine

Vineet Kumar

Co-founder, and Chief Solutions Architect, Affine

Nitin Mittal

President & Group CTO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited

Rafael Brown

CEO & Co-Founder, Symbol Zero

Venkatesh Adavi

VP of Monetization, Growth strategy and Partnerships, VerSe Innovation

Xun (Yo-Yo) Yin

Director of Data Science and Product Analytics, Activision

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