LA Buzz Workshop announces speakers from Cloud9, Immortals and more

31 October 2016


The full speaker list for the LA Intel Buzz Workshop taking place on November 9th has now been revealed and it features some big names from the world of esports. hollywood-sign-1598473_1280

Included as panelists are Immortals’ CEO Noah Whinston, Cloud9’s Founder and CEO Jack EitenneEcho Fox CEO Jace Hall, Executive Vice President of Turner Sports Craig Barry amongst plenty more with modertors for the day noted as Venturebeat’s Dean Takahashi, Yahoo Sports’ Zorine “harli” T and Intel’s Bob Gardner.

Would be game developers, and those studying will also clock the fact that Amazon Game Studios, Insomniac Games, Slightly Mad Studios and others will be in attendance at the jam packed one day event. 

The event is being delivered by Intel and FACEIT, with all proceeds going to the AIAS Foundation which  is ‘dedicated to culture change in the interactive arts industry, including empowering more women to make and change games’. 

Moreover, as a Halloween themed discount, attendees can purchase tickets for $15 (discounted from the usual $50) and just $5 for students (usually $15) until Wednesday November 2nd.

The full list of speakers can be seen below:

  • Craig Barry, Turner Sports

  • Jace Hall, Echo Fox

  • Jack Etienne, Cloud9

  • Noah Whinston, Immortals

  • Nicola Geretti, Super Bit Machine

  • Nathan Lindberg, Twitch

  • Rod Chong, Slightly Mad Studios

  • Ilja Rotelli, Amazon Game Studios

  • Brian Allgeier, Insomniac Games

  • James Chung, Studio Roqovan

  • Nick Allen, Twitch

  • Michele Attisani, FACEIT

  • Alex Birns, Anthos Capital

  • Jason Scorrano, ReedPop

  • Martin Rae, VREAL

  • Vas Roberts, FACEIT

    In addition to the impressive speaker list attendees will be able to win competitions and there’ll be a developer showcase too. 

    Esports Insider says: The Los Angeles Film School on Sunset Boulevard is a cool venue for such an event, and with In-n-Out burger, a cocktail hour as well as access to some of the industry’s major players, it’s a rather good deal for $5-$15.