Speaker Information

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Headline Speaker

Gene Simmons

Singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and TV personality

Keynote Speakers

Michelle King

Director of Inclusion
Netflix

Juli Lennett

Vice President, Industry Advisor – Toys
NPD

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Maxwell Luthy

Director of Trends & Insights
Trendwatching

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Dr. Wes Wang

Scientist
JPatton

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Shaan Akbar

Consultant

Gabriela Arenas

Vice President Consumer Products
Sesame Workshop

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Derek Berry

Operating Officer

Saved By The Max

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Blippi

YouTube Star

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Jose Castro

Senior Vice President, Softlines and Global Fashion Collaborations

ViacomCBS Consumer Products

Trevor George

CEO
Trevco

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Kathi Chandler-Payatt

Executive Director, Media Entertainment Industry Analyst - Media Entertainment
NPD
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Greg Goodfried

Head Of Digital Talent

UTA

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Elisha Gordon

VP of Licensing

Jay Franco and Sons

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Adina Avery-Grossman

Partner
Brandgenuity
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Shion Guan

Ryan’s World

Philippe Guinaudeau


Kidz Global

Veronica Hart


CBS

Emily Hoffstetter

Head of Staff, Vice President of Business Development & Communications
Bombas
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Sid Kaufman

Agent

UTA
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John Kennard

Strategic Partnerships
Google Shopping

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Susie Lecker

EVP, Global Licensing
Spin Master

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Marty Malysz

President

Dependable Rights

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Frank Masterson

Global Licensing Business Enablement Manager

Hallmark

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Ross Misher

Chief Executive Officer
Brand Central

Stone Newman

Chief Revenue Officer
pocket.watch

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Bill Patterson

Vice President, Corporate Marketing
OpSec Security

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Chris Petrovic

SVP & Head of Corporate Strategy, M&A and Business Development
Zynga

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Robin Sayetta

Associate Director of Licensing and Partnerships, Business Development, Retail
MoMA

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Daniel Siegel

Head of ESports Licensing

Activision Blizzard

Drake Sutton-Shearer

CEO and Founder
Future State Brands

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David Stark

President
Artestar

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Michael Stone

Chairman and Co-founder 
Beanstalk

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Terése Whitehead

Senior Manager, Sponsorships & Operations, Player Services
NFLPA

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Lauren Winarski

Senior Manager, Brand & Licensing
Funko

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