Ron Curry is the Chief Executive Officer of the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA), the industry body representing the business and public policy interests of Australian and New Zealand companies that publish, develop, market and distribute interactive games and entertainment content.
Since joining IGEA in 2008, Ron has played an instrumental role in tackling the emerging issues surrounding interactive entertainment and demonstrating the positive influence of computer and video games in the broader community particularly within the education and health sector. Ron was an Advisory Committee Member on the ALRC’s Classification Review and holds a seat on the government’s Consultative Working Group on Cyber Safety.
Prior to joining IGEA, Ron spend over 15 years in the interactive entertainment business working for platform holders, publishers and distributors in areas as varied as sales, marketing, operations and general management. In this time Ron was also one of the founding Directors of IGEA.
In recognition of his contribution to the industry Ron was awarded the inaugural MCV Pacific Pillar of Industry Award in 2014.
Gavin Stewart - Marketing Director, Ashton Media
Gavin Stewart is the Marketing Director and co-founder of Ashton Media, leaders in the creation, production and marketing of highly targeted, invitation-only, executive conferences. Gavin is an expert B2B marketer with over 13 years experience delivering event audiences. Specialties include: audience development, marketing strategy, email marketing, DM, SEO, SEM, analytics, social media, creative and sales.