Earlier this year, the Digital Kids team assembled an expert advisory board to help shape the programming of this fall’s Digital Kids Summit, taking place September 9-10, 2015 in San Francisco. This outstanding group of individual has been hard at work, behind the scenes and we are honored to introduce them to you now. The are considered some of the leading experts in play, technology, and children’s entertainment and learning. They hail from large companies, leading institutes and nimble startups.
2015 Digital Kids Summit Advisory Board
Asra Rasheed, Executive Producer, The Walt Disney Company
Jordana Drell, Vice President of Preschool, Nickelodeon
Reyne Rice, CEO, Toy Trends, Inc.
Scott Traylor, Chief KID, CEO and Founder, 360KID
Yohei Nakajima, Program Coordinator, Techstars
Jennifer Kotler, PH.D., Vice President of Research & Evaluation, Sesame Workshop
Shazia Makhdumi, Global Head of Educational Apps & Games Partnerships, Google
Emily Kirkpatrick, Vice President, National Center for Families Learning (NCFL)
Jay Moore, Alchemist of Fun, Spotkin
Eduardo Lins Henrique, Head of Global Expansion, PlayKids
Ashley Mady, President, Brandberry & WIT (Women In Toys, Licensing & Entertainment)
Beth Marcus, CEO, Playrific, Inc.
Charles Riotto, President, Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA)
Erin Hoffman, Cofounder at Sense of Wonder, Game Design Lead at GlassLab
Caitlin Gutekunst, Senior Manager, Licensing & Business Development, LeapFrog