13th September, 11:00 - 18:00
Nasdaq, Tullvaktsvägen 15, 115 56 Stockholm
Starting time for registration is at 11.00
11.30 - 12.30 Lunch and Mingle
12.30 - 12.45 Opening Remarks
Oscar Stenström; State Secretary for Trade and Investment
Game Developer Index 2016
Jacob Kroon, Analyst at Swedish Games Industry
Keynote: InduTrends and Impact on Gaming
Mark Ollila, General Manager & Chief of Staff, Innovation & New Products,
From Casual Mobile to Casual VR: A Fireside Chat
Tommy Palm, Founder, Resolution Games
Valuation of Publicly Traded Game Companies
Max Bjurud, Associate, Advisory Services, Grant Thornton
Panel: Exit Through the Stock Market or a Global Player
Fredrik Wester (CEO, Paradox Interactive), Maeva Sponbergs
(EVP of Communications & Global Head of Operations,
Starbreeze Studios), Daniel Kaplan (Business Developer,
Mojang), Niclas Holmberg (Managing Director - Global
Listing Services, Nasdaq), Hans Svensson (Head of Country,
Bird & Bird)
Dragons' Den Presenters
Case 1 -Eat Create Sleep
Case 2 - Freshly Squeezed
Case 3 - Landfall Games
Case 4 - Bridgeside Interactive
17.30 Mingle and Dragon's Den Award
Fredrik Wester (CEO, Paradox Interactive), Maeva Sponbergs (EVP of Communications & Global Head of Operations, Starbreeze Studios), Daniel Kaplan (Business Developer, Mojang), Niclas Holmberg (Managing Director – Global Listing Services, Nasdaq), Hans Svensson (Head of Country, Bird & Bird).
The International guest of honor and keynote speaker is mobile game legend Dr Mark Ollila (General Manager & Chief of Staff, Innovation & New Products, Verve Mobile).
Prior to Verve, Ollila was at Nokia where he held a variety of senior roles, including leading the smart devices long term roadmap and innovation portfolio. He played an integral role in the development and roll-out of Nokia’s services, ranging from games, app stores, photo and video sharing and new publisher intake tools, with global reach in the hundreds of millions of handsets. Ollila was also a core member of the deal team between Nokia and Microsoft in the strategic agreement in 2011 managing product requirements.
One of the industry’s foremost leaders in mobile media and technology, Ollila is a member of Southern California’s startup incubator EvoNexus’s selection committee and an expert in residence at UC Irvine’s Institute for Innovation. He also serves as an advisor to multiple companies in entertainment, games and new technology, and previously served on the advisory board of the Game Developers Conference (Mobile) and was a board member of EMEA’s Mobile Entertainment Forum.
Eat Create Sleep
Swedish Film Institute