Stan Press, Managing Director, Digital and Gaming, is based in San Francisco, CA and joined the Magid team to further the game group’s industry consulting and esports efforts. As a senior marketer in the video game and accessory space, Stan helped bring top-tier brands like ASTRO Gaming and Elgato Gaming to leadership positions across all levels. His 12+ years of experience in esports, game industry marketing, and product development brings a deep understanding to all of Magid’s work.
Here's where you'll find Stan Press (Managing Director, Digital and Gaming - Magid Advisors)
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