Date: 5/26/2020

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eSports has been one of the most exciting growth areas in the audio-visual industry over the last several years. eSport viewership is growing at over 14.4% CAGR reaching as many as 307 million viewers next year. Twitch reported 7.2 million streamers, 105,344 channels, 3.2 million viewers watching a total of 1.8 billion hours of eSports in April (see www.twitchtracker.com).

While eSports and gaming accelerate, looking into the future can prove difficult. Join our expert panel discussion as they dig into some of the key trends, challenges, and emerging windows in this always changing industry!

 

Presenters:

jeff_dayJeff Day
Founder
North of 10 Advisors


brad_sousaBrad Sousa
Chief Technology Officer
AVI Systems

nasim_abu_qoutaNasim Abu Qouta
Senior Sales Executive of Brand Partnerships
DreamHack AB 




Todd HarrisTodd Harris
CEO
Skillshot Media


  • Todd Harris co-founded Hi-Rez Studios, one of the largest video game studios in the Southeast, and is currently Chairman of the Atlanta Esports Alliance and Founder & CEO of Skillshot Media, an esports infrastructure and solution company. 
  • Skillshot has hosted thousands of competitions, paid out over $10M in prizing and delivered over 1 billion views of esports content.  
  • Skillshot also powers varsity collegiate competition with member universities awarding over $16M in esports scholarships.
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    mike_donnay (2)Mike Donnay
    Vice President 
    Brand Networks
    Detroit Pistons
     

  • Mike Donnay has nearly a decade of experience in the sports & entertainment industry leading marketing strategy across web, mobile, social, e-commerce, advertising, promotions, and esports for the Detroit Pistons and Pistons GT.  
  • He launched the Detroit Pistons first esports franchise, Pistons GT, which is entering their third season. 
  • Pistons GT is part of the NBA 2K League which is the first official esports league operated by a U.S. professional sports league with 23 teams across the globe.
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