"Money Talks": Learn Game Monetization from Roger Dickey, creator of Mafia Wars

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Oct 19, 2011 11:50:48 PM

Hey all,

We wanted to invite all of you to our Game Monetization meetup, "Money Talks". It's going to be held in downtown San Francisco so you will need to be from the Bay Area to attend, though if there is sufficient demand then we will consider doing a live stream as well. I've pasted the description below, and let me know if you have any questions by replying below. Thanks!

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Game Monetization is a hot topic and many developers are willing to learn. We've put together a great set of speakers to teach you how to make more money with your game. These speakers bring a wealth of game monetization experience from some of the most prestigious companies in the industry.

Speakers
Roxanne Gibert
Roxanne Gibert is the Founder & CEO of Spyra Games, a company aiming to bring social strategy games to mobile devices. Her product and monetization strategy experience was cultivated at premier social game companies such as Zynga, Playdom, and Playfirst.

Roger Dickey
Roger Dickey's rapid rise began when he founded his own game company, which was bought by Zynga only 6 months after its launch. Within Zynga, Roger went on to head both Fishville and the incredibly popular (and profitable) Mafia Wars. Roger now serves as an advisor to multiple gaming startups.

Chris Griffin
Chris Griffin is the Founder & CEO of Betable, the only game monetization platform that lets you legally implement real-money gambling & betting into your games. His experience building gambling & betting products gives him unique insight into game mechanics & game monetization. Alongside Betable, Chris is an advisor to numerous venture-backed startups.

Schedule
6:00PM - Drinks, food, and networking
7:00PM - Roxanne Gibert: Creating Lifetime Value
7:20PM - Roger Dickey: Game Monetization Toolkit
7:45PM - Chris Griffin: Challenging the Status Quo
8:00PM - More drinks and networking