Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Inaugural Atlanta Digital World Summit

October 4 at 7:30 am 1:30 pm

2470 Lindbergh Lane Northeast2470 Lindbergh Lane Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia United States

Atlanta Digital World Summit (ADWS) will be a half-day Summit, featuring the people who drive Atlanta’s digital revenue streams – entertainment, gaming, and financial technology.

Through three panel presentations, the summit will cover the current state of Entertainment, Gaming & Fintech – and answer the most important question – WHAT’S NEXT??!!

ADWS will be the first event of its kind to include academic internships and scholarship with its hosting companies. Collaborating with The Georgia Film Foundation, ADWS will co-fund paid internships for students interested in entertainment, gaming, and financial tech!

Through three panel presentations, guest speakers will discuss the current state of entertainment, gaming & fintech, market trends and share innovations that are on the horizon.  Panelists will also share the latest advancements and
best practices shaping the digital landscape.

Guest Speakers

Fintech Panel:

  • Hillery Champagne, Executive Director of Fintech Atlanta, will serve as the
  • Dr. Humayan Zafar, Fintech Faculty at Kennesaw State, will provide his expertise.
  • Jeff Gapusan, CEO of Filmhedge, will share insights from the entertainment financing
  • Sandra Blair, CEO of Payverse, will bring her knowledge in financial technology.
  • David Maiman, Professor of Cybersecurity at GSA

Entertainment Panel:

  • Dallas Austin, renowned music producer and songwriter.
  • Chris LeDoux, CEO Crafty Apes
  • Darius Evans, respected industry executive.
  • Isaac Hayes III, dynamic entrepreneur and producer
  • Dina Marto, influential manager and entrepreneur.
  • Michelle Davis, visionary film producer and director.
  • Ryan Millsap, leading figure in the entertainment industry

Gaming Panel

  • Evan lahti – Editor in Chief – PC Gamer – Moderator
  • Todd Harris – CEO, Skillshot Media
  • Anthony Gaud – CEO, Gaudhammer Gaming Group
  • Dave Walen – CEO Exploring Digital
  • Liz Tate – Tripwire Interactive COO
  • Marcus Matthew – Veteran Game Developer

Attendees will gain insights from industry experts and explore innovative solutions, so this is an event that you do not want to miss.