About the Game Marketing Summit

The Game Marketing Summit is the only professional interactive game marketing gathering of its kind. GMS’s mission is to arm gaming industry marketers and creative leaders with the most progressive tools and knowledge — shared by inspirational experts in an environment tailored for optimal career growth and business success. The Summit  brings together leading industry marketing and brand executives engaged in the marketing of interactive games on all platforms, driving innovation, inspiring creativity and honoring excellence in the industry. The day culminates with the Game Marketing Awards where the top creative work produced by and for the interactive game marketing community is showcased and honored. GMS 2015 will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the YBCA in San Francisco.

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Bing Gordon


General Partner and CPO at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

A veteran of the video games industry, Bing Gordon serves as General Partner and Chief Product Officer for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, heading up KPCBProductWorks, a new program that brings together talent and experience to help entrepreneurs build successful products and services. He is active on the Board of Directors of Amazon, MEVIO, N3twork, OUYA, Zazzle and Zynga.

Before joining KPCB, Gordon was a long-time executive at EA, beginning with the company’s founding in 1982. He was Chief Creative Officer for the company from 1998 to 2008 and previously headed up Marketing and Product Development. Gordon’s contributions to the industry were recognized by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

James Buckhouse

Head of Story and Design for Sequoia Captial

James Buckhouse is Head of Story and Design for Sequoia Capital with a strong focus on strategic story. He previously led strategic story, design and product innovation teams at Twitter with a mandate to create guerrilla growth opportunities.

Prior to his tenure at Twitter, Buckhouse was an Executive Creative Director at Duarte, writing/architecting TED talks, product launches and thought leadership for YouTube, Google, HP, Facebook, Twitter among others. Buckhouse built his story skills as a cinematographer and choreographer on films, including Antz, the Shrek and Madagascar franchises while at DreamWorks Animation.

James Buckhouse

Game Marketing Awards Gala

Join us on the evening of April 22, 2015 for the 10th annual Game Marketing Awards® (GMA), the first and only U.S. program that honors the finest work created by marketing and creative professionals in the game marketing community. The prestigious GMA’s celebrate the best practices in marketing, promotion and advertising for the interactive game and entertainment community.   Finalists and winners will be honored at the gala dinner, which takes place the evening of April 22 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as part of the Game Marketing Summit.


GMS 2014 Sponsors Included

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