Philippine GameDev Expo announces 2nd wave of guests

The Philippine GameDev Expo is happening from August 18 to 20.

Ahead of the event this August, the Philippine GameDev Expo announced its second wave of guests featuring gaming industry and Web3 professionals.

In case you missed its reveal, the Philippine GameDev Expo (PGDX) is an upcoming event that’s not your typical gaming convention. Instead of focusing on the upcoming games and gaming tech, this event will focus on game development and feature Filipino and global developers.

The event will also feature lots of speakers. And here are the three new guests along with a short description (via CBZN Perspective):

Marcus Foon

A multilingual ex-entrepreneur with 16 years of global engagement, this industry veteran has successfully created business opportunities and driven significant economic impact for hundreds of game developers and startups. With over USD 130M raised, a network of 200,000 members, and 200+ community leads, their strong cross-functional leadership and strategic partnership skills are unmatched.

Jared “Daredevil” Dillinger

Regarded as a highly respected figure in the media realm, he currently holds the esteemed positions of Ambassador and Partner at “heros,” a Partner at “Superlink,” and serves as a Co-Host of “Creating the Future” on CNN. Additionally, he plays a vital role as a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) for “Coinsph” and the “Tier-One Alliance,” where he educates communities on the intricacies of NFTs and cryptocurrency.

As a visionary entrepreneur, his focus lies in developing groundbreaking web3 projects tailored to meet the unique needs of sports communities throughout Asia. Through his remarkable contributions to the media landscape, he consistently inspires and empowers others to strive for excellence, fostering positive change within their respective communities. His diverse range of experiences and notable achievements firmly establish him as a dynamic and influential figure across the realms of sports, business, and media.

Emman Navalan

Driven by a passion for Web3, this individual is a dedicated advocate for inclusion and innovation, working towards a sustainable and trustless future. As a seasoned senior games executive, they possess expertise in APAC and emerging markets. With a strong background in General Management, Business Development, Publishing Operations, and Sales & Marketing, they have accumulated over 18 years of experience leading and fostering the growth of successful businesses across Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, and Africa. Their extensive network of contacts in the Gaming, Digital, Advertising, and Mobile industries further amplifies their influence and industry connections.

Philippine GameDev Expo (PGDX) is happening from August 18 to August 20, 2023 at the Function Hall 3 & 4 in the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. For more info, visit the event’s official website.