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Nolan Bushnell joins the inaugural edition of World Esports and Gaming Summit in Asia

Nolan Bushnell joins the inaugural edition of World Esports and Gaming Summit in Asia

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The man behind Atari, Nolan Bushnell, Board Member, Semper Fortis Esports and Chairman of Lernip is confirmed to be giving the commencement remarks at the summit. His accomplishments and breakthroughs over his career have earned him titles such as ‘Innovator of the year’ and Newsweek’s ‘50 men who changed America.’

Other notable confirmed speakers include Rob Bartlett, CEO and Founder, WTFast; Hendrik Menz, Brand and Agency Sales Director, Anzu; Mark Chew, Managing Director and Co-Founder (Reddentes Sports/Redd+E), CEO (Team Flash – Esports Team); Josh Otero, Co-Founder and CEO, NutriGMR and Cristian Manea, Founder and CEO, Aggero.

Taking place on September 23-24 2021, the inaugural edition of World Esports and Gaming Summit will focus on topics such as:

  • Future of Gaming-as-a-Service (GaaS) coupled with 5G
  • Assessing the impact of streaming platforms and OTT on gaming viewership
  • Exploring the investment landscape and what it means for retail investors
  • Rise of in-game advertisement in the modern gaming landscape
  • Link between crypto and gaming
  • Using esports as the next frontier of brand sponsorship
  • Impact of crypto economy on esports

The summit will provide a unique interactive online environment, including informative keynotes, technological use cases, panel discussions, product showcases and more.

It will also feature industry-leading solution architects who will demonstrate the most recent advancements in gaming and esports with attendees being able to address their issues in safe, private one-on-one consultation rooms and networking areas.

Kevin Soltani, CEO, Semper Fortis Esports, said: “Asia has always been at the forefront of the gaming industry, especially the esports community. We are also incredibly excited for what this event will bring to the community and what it provides in terms of future prospects for the industry.”

“The gaming and esports industries are evolving rapidly and it is now on its path to becoming its own sports category. However, due to the rapid pace of technology, its communities must keep up and the dynamics of everything change within a few years,” said Mithun Shetty, CEO, Trescon. “We have hand­picked thought leaders and experts from a variety of fields to address the foremost trends within the gaming and esports industry. The event will also include technology vendors specialising in gaming and esports to assist organisations in identifying the latest advancements in gaming and development and how best to address them.”

The summit will be hosted on the virtual events platform, Vmeets, to help participants network and conduct business in an interactive and immersive virtual environment. Participants will also be able to engage with speakers in Q&A sessions and network with solution providers in virtual exhibition booths, private consultation rooms and private networking rooms.

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