Global Conference 2017
Are eSports Ready for the Big Time?
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 / 10:00 am - 11:00 am
By all measures, the eSports industry is surging. More than 130 million enthusiasts game online daily, fans pack arenas, revenue has more than doubled in three years, and sponsors and investors are clamoring to get a piece of the action. But to grow beyond its nascent successes, big changes must be made.
- How can this nontraditional sport develop and leverage the powerful revenue streams of more established sports?
- What structural changes are needed and how will this growth play out?
- Where are the investment opportunities?
- Will success change a gaming culture that has led to astounding growth?
CEO and Founder, Cloud 9
Three-time NBA Champion; Founding Partner, Vision Venture Partners
President, Lionsgate Interactive Ventures and Games; Owner, Immortals
CEO and Co-Founder, aXiomatic eSports; Owner, Team Liquid
President and CEO, Major League Gaming, Activision Blizzard