The initial round of judging to select up to 20 finalists will be done by the Google Play team and an independent judge.

The Top 10 and the 3 winners will be selected by a panel of industry experts, including Google representatives. 

Industry experts

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Alexis Bonte

Group COO, Stillfront Group 

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Luke Spierewka

Code & Design, Afterburn 

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Monika Rajkowska

Game Designer, Rebel Twins 

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Robin Ras

Co-founder, Rusty Lake

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Sagi Schliesser

CEO, Crazylabs

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Yuriy Krasilnikov

VP of Business Development, Belka Games

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Daniel Galpin

Developer Advocate
Google 

Dan has been a Developer Advocate for Android and Play for over ten years, focusing on games, Android performance tuning, and developer training. Previous to Google, he spent over 10 years working in the mobile space, developing at almost every layer of the OS.

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Oli Neal

Merchandising Manager, Games
Google Play

Oli is a Games Merchandising Manager at Google Play. As part of this role he is the Global Indie Merchandising Lead helping Indie developers launch amazing games and grow on Android and Google Play.

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Serena Shih

Partner Development Manager
Google Play

For the past 5 years Serena worked with Chinese developers driving their overseas business expansion, and now brings her experience to Western Europe, where she focuses on helping developers grow their businesses on Google Play.