James Creech is the Co-Founder and CEO of Paladin, the leading technology provider for next-generation media companies. The Paladin platform solves mission critical functions for online video networks, from network management to revenue tracking and business intelligence. Prior to Paladin, James served as SVP, Growth for Bent Pixels and VP, Operations at Channel Factory. He is also the creator and host of All Things Video, the first podcast dedicated to the online video industry.
Here's where you'll find James Creech (Co-Founder and CEO - Paladin Software)
June 23, 2017
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM 45 minutes
The Future of eSports: How Online Video Impacts Competitive Gaming
Add to Calendar 06/23/2017 15:00 PM 06/23/2017 15:45 PM America/Los_Angeles The Future of eSports: How Online Video Impacts Competitive Gaming Online video has played a critical role in the growing popularity and commercial success of esports. As live streaming and video-on-demand (VOD) platforms like YouTube, Twitch, and Beam enable competitive gamers to broadcast matches, an entire industry is being built around online gaming. But will esports truly become mainstream? If so, how will it compare with traditional athletics in the future? This panel brings together game publishers, streaming platforms, and professional esports teams to explore these issues. We'll debate how game design has changed to support mass viewing, how professional gamers should measure their audience, and how brands and agencies can work with this new generation of online influencers. Finally, expect insight as to which streaming platforms work best and whether virtual reality (VR) will radically reshape the gaming industry. | Industry Keynote Stage | false MM/DD/YYYY