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Selection of Previous Speakers
George Barrios, Chief Strategy & Financial Officer - WWE
Mr. Barrios joined the company in 2008 and is responsible for the company's strategy, financial planning and management, corporate and media technology and travel operations. From 2002 to 2008 Mr. Barrios worked at The New York Times Company and beginning in 2007 served as Vice President and Treasurer of the company. In this role he was responsible for managing the company's capital structure, liquidity, risk, investments, and corporate financial analysis. Prior to his role as Treasurer, Mr. Barrios served as Chief Financial Officer for the New England Media Group, a $700MM division of the company. From 2000 to 2001 Mr. Barrios served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Netsilicon, a publicly traded semiconductor company. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Barrios served in several financial and general management roles at Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer. In his last role at Praxair he had dual responsibilities as the financial leader for the global semiconductor materials business unit as well as serving as General Manager for the North American operations of that business. Prior to 1994, Mr. Barrios worked at Time Warner, Inc. where he served in several financial management roles for HBO, Inc. and CHI Energy.
Vincent Marcais, EVP Marketing - 20th Century Fox
Vincent Marcais, oversees two business functions for 20th Century Fox Home Ent. One as head of Brand marketing where he drives release campaigns for all transactional businesses on all Fox movies, Franchises, TV series and distributed labels.
Second, as head of Customer Marketing, Marcais manages joint efforts with global digital retailers, US operators and international key players to recruit new consumers and maximize title performance. Marcais has been a key driver of TCFHE's transformation from video distributor into digital new media company, and is actively involved in driving new product innovations (4K-UltraHD) and business innovations to improve the consumer experience and the studio bottom line / growth trajectory.
Andy Swanson, VP of Esports & Events - Twitch
Andy Swanson is a 17-year veteran of the video game industry. His career began in 1998 in advertising sales at Future US where he eventually became the publisher of PC Gamer, OXM and PSM in Future's Games Group. In 2007, he joined Ubisoft as Senior Director of Strategic Sales and Partnerships. Later in 2010 he joined GameFly as VP of Digital Business Development. In 2013, Andy was hired by Twitch with his current focus on planning, evangelizing and executing the strategy around brand sponsorships and integrations within Twitch's esports ecosystem. He also manages sponsorship opportunities around Twitch's Events Group, including TwitchCon, E3 and PAX.
Aaron Luber, Content Partnerships, Google Cardboard - Google
Aaron leads content partnerships for Google Cardboard. The most impressive surprise in Cardboard's short lived success is in the incredible brand engagement and eagerness for companies from all over the world to work with Cardboard. Aaron has been the business lead for some of the most successful partnerships over the past 12 months including Mattel, Legendary Pictures, Lowe's, ATT and the New York Times. Previously, Aaron was on the YouTube New Business Development team and led the 20% efforts to bring 360-degree video to YouTube for unique storytelling and new immersive ad formats.