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Mary-Margaret.com CEO to Speak on Panel at the International CES

"Understanding the Female Gamer" focus of panel discussion for targeting female gamers and other non-traditional players


Tuesday, December 12---Austin, Texas---Mary-Margaret.com, a leader in international recruitment services for the interactive entertainment industry, is pleased to announce the inclusion of CEO and Co-Founder, Mary Margaret Walker as a featured speaker at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Walker will be sitting on a panel session entitled "Understanding the Female Gamer," taking place 10:30AM - 11:30AM at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 9, 2007.

Moderated by Ismini Boinodiris Roby, Co-Founder and Chief Editor of WomenGamers.com , the panel is made up of notable gaming experts in addition to Ms. Walker, including Sheri Graner Ray, Game Design Consultant and author of "Gender Inclusive Game Design"; Robert Riedl, Executive Producer, Her Interactive, Inc.; and Jason Rubinstein, Senior Director of Global Product Marketing, Mobile Devices Business, Motorola, Inc. This in-depth session will focus on a Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) survey which found that women gamers outnumber men gamers in the 25-34 age group. The panelists will explain the findings of this survey and explore strategies for targeting female gamers and other non-traditional players.

"I am pleased to be sharing the stage with these industry veterans," said Ms. Walker. "As a former game developer, a professional recruiter, a female game player and an enthusiastic supporter of positive growth for our industry I have been promoting reaching the female audience for over a decade. Women, girls and other non-traditional gamers are being discussed at new levels with increasing energy and awareness by publishers, developers and the media. It will be exciting to see the explosion of new development that will result from this expansion."

The International CES is the industry's largest educational forum to help companies expand their businesses and understand new technology. Approximately 200 conferences and more than 600 expert speakers are part of the International CES conferences, Industry Insiders and SuperSessions to discuss hot industry trends and topics. Keynote presentations feature executives from the world's largest and most successful companies and result in remarkable media coverage for the speakers. CEOs rank the CES as one of their top 10 most desired speaking opportunities, according to a 2005 Burson-Marsteller Most Valued Podium survey.

About Mary-Margaret.com


Mary-Margaret.com is a leading recruitment firm in entertainment software, representing top clients and creative leaders in the games software and hardware industries. With offices in the US and Europe, Mary-Margaret.com is continually seeking and placing highly-qualified creative, executive and technical talent for clients in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe and Australia.

About the International CES


With four decades of history, the International CES reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables CE innovations to grow and thrive. For more details on this session and the panelists, please visit the CES website at www.cesweb.org

For more details regarding Mary-Margaret.com, contact Morgan Ogburn at (877) 662-3777 or press@mary-margaret.com, or visit their web site at www.mary-margaret.com, or for more information..

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