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Tuesday, May 14 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
The eSports Opportunity: Audience and Impact

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As eSports continues to grow its audience, it will make inroads into traditional sports viewership in many ways – drawing young viewers away from traditional sports, but also growing the definition of what is a spectator sport and even influencing how traditional sports are broadcast. This panel will explore viewing habits of the eSports audience, how it may impact pay TV, and how it will continue to grow and evolve.

Moderators
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Mike Fischer

Senior Adviser, TDG, a ScreenEngine/ASI company
Mike Fischer is a senior adviser for digital entertainment, AR/VR, esports and gaming for the Diffusion Group, as well as an angel investor in digital media and member of the faculty in the Interactive Media division at the University of Southern California. Mike is a former VP of... Read More →

Speakers
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Bill Le Voir-Barry

CTO, Esports and Video Games, IBM
Coming from IBM’s Consulting World, Bill's current role with IBM’s Watson and Cloud world allows him to “Stitch” together IBM’s impressive technology portfolio for Clients. With his experience in industries such as Media/Games, Gamification, Government, DOD, Transportation... Read More →
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Adam Lieb

Founder & CEO, Gamesight
Adam is a games industry entrepreneur with 18 years and three companies to his name. His works include a media exit to IGN, an early gaming social network, as well as multiple multi-million dollar B2B products built for game publishers. As the CEO of Gamesight, Adam has the privilege... Read More →
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Alex Rubens

Content Strategy and Business Partnerships for Esports, YouTube Gaming
Alex Rubens is a leads esports content partnerships for professional gaming players and teams at YouTube where he works to help them optimize their content strategies and build long-term businesses around YouTube. He also leads the YouTube Gaming Accelerator Program which helps onboard... Read More →


Tuesday May 14, 2019 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Ballroom