ASİ BURAK

CEO @ Power Play

Asi Burak is an award-winning videogame, esports and digital technology thought leader, named one of the “Digital 25: Leaders in Emerging Entertainment” by the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Variety Magazine. As CEO of the digital media strategy and production firm Power Play, Burak advises some of the world’s most renowned brands on how to leverage videogames, mobile, esports and virtual reality to fuel interactivity and play, and optimize brand engagement. Notable accomplishments of Power Play include facilitating the first-ever North American League of Legends Championship at Madison Square Garden (2015); conceptualizing and executing the Tribeca Games Festival in partnership with Tribeca Film Festival co-founders; guiding Washington D.C.’s investment in esports, which included a first-of-its kind sponsorship of top professional gaming team NRG; and launching an esports training academy as part of Skoltech in Moscow.

Burak has also consulted with EON Productions (of James Bond films), Newsweek, McCann Erickson / MRM Worldwide and The World Bank, among many others. Burak currently serves as Chairman of the influential Games for Change (G4C), which produces the Annual Games for Change Festival, NYC’s largest gaming industry event, and advances the quality, reach, creation and distribution of videogames that serve as powerful tools in humanitarian and educational efforts. Prior to his tenure as G4C President from 2010 to 2015, Burak co-founded and led Impact Games, the creator of two award-winning platforms: PeaceMaker and Play the News (acquired by Hybrid Learning Systems in 2010). Often interviewed by international and national media and invited to speak at global forums, from the Clinton Foundation to NASA to Sundance and TED Talks, Burak published his first book Power Play: How Video Games Can Save the World with Laura Parker, a contributing writer to the New York Times, in 2017. He is a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts MFA in Design for Social Innovation and holds a Master of Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.

Talks


DİĞER KONUŞMACILAR

GADI AMIT
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GADI AMIT

NewDealDesign

LUCIE GREENE
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LUCIE GREENE

Wunderman Thompson

EVGENY MOROZOV
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EVGENY MOROZOV

"THE NET DELUSION" and "TO SAVE EVERYTHING"

SEVAL OZ
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SEVAL OZ

Aurima.ai

ERIC REISS
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ERIC REISS

The FatDUX Group

FARIS YAKOB
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FARIS YAKOB

Genius Steals

CHRIS ROBERTS
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CHRIS ROBERTS

HHS and CybAer

DENİZ GÜVEN
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DENİZ GÜVEN

Virtual Bank by Standard Chartered

CHAKIB LABIDI
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CHAKIB LABIDI

UX Playground, Adobe XDI

RICCARDO SCOTTI DI UCCIO
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RICCARDO SCOTTI DI UCCIO

Facebook

ROSIE YAKOB
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ROSIE YAKOB

Genius Steals

METİN CHERASİ
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METİN CHERASİ

Arçelik

ABDİ SERDAR ÜSTÜNSALİH
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ABDİ SERDAR ÜSTÜNSALİH

VakıfBank

BURAK ARIKAN
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BURAK ARIKAN

Patara Labs

ENGİN ERDOĞAN
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ENGİN ERDOĞAN

Patara Labs

ARNAUD CASTAIGNET
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ARNAUD CASTAIGNET

Republic of Estonia’s e-Residency Programme

UĞUR HALATOĞLU
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UĞUR HALATOĞLU

Arçelik Innovation

EMRE FADILLIOĞLU
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EMRE FADILLIOĞLU

App Samurai

DANTE IŞIL ÖZKAN
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DANTE IŞIL ÖZKAN

OktoPeople

EMRE SAVAŞ
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EMRE SAVAŞ

Reachpeople

SERDAR KUZULOGLU
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SERDAR KUZULOGLU

Master of Ceremony

ESEN BULUT
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ESEN BULUT

RIMUUT

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