XLIVE Esports Summit in NYC To Feature Fireside Chat With NFL, EA Sports
The XLIVE Esports Summit arrives in NYC Aug. 22-23
XLIVE brings its Esports Summit to New York City on August 22-23, drawing professional sports team owners, Esports athletes, tournament organizers, and anyone within the Esports industry. Sessions will cover a broad spectrum of Esports industry topics and feature speakers from EA Sports, Turner Sports’ ELEAGUE, ESL, Facebook, the NFL and more. In addition, the Summit will feature the inaugural XLIVE CEO Throwdown, which will pit high-ranking Esports execs against each other to showcase their skills, passion for gaming, and thirst for competition to benefit a charity of their choice.
Program Highlights: NFL and EA Featured in Fireside Chat
XLIVE will offer Esports insiders the opportunity to engage with industry experts on the exhibition floor, during scheduled panels and fireside chats. A new addition to this year’s stacked program, the directors of XLIVE welcome SVP and General Manager for EA’s Competitive Gaming Division Todd Sitrin, will take part in a fireside chat alongside Christopher Halpin, Chief Strategy Officer & SVP — Consumer Products of the NFL. In addition to the fireside chat, panelists will include:
- CHRISTINA ALEJANDRE, VP & GENERAL MANAGER – ELEAGUE, TURNER SPORTS
- CRAIG LEVINE, CEO, ESL/TURTLE ENTERTAINMENT
- PATRICK CHAPMAN, HEAD OF ESPORTS, FACEBOOK
- KEITH SHELDON, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMMING, BARCLAYS CENTER
- ANDY SWANSON, ESPORTS EVANGELIST (FORMERLY OF TWITCH)
- ALEX KERR, DIRECTOR – STRATEGY & RESEARCH, MONUMENTAL SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT
CLICK HERE for the full program and list of speakers.
XLIVE CEO Throwdown
XLIVE is bringing an all-star Esports personality to hype the crowd and competitors alike, broadcasting the CEO Throwdown live on the summit floor. The winning team will receive a generous donation, which will be made on their behalf to the charity they competed for.
The potential winner could come from one of many of the globally recognized companies in attendance at this year’s event which total upwards 250+. Previously announcing the additions from companies such as ESL, Buffalo Wild Wings, Twitch, and the NFL to engage attendees, XLIVE has now further unveiled a second round of speakers and panelists repping FIFA, ESPN, the Big Ten Network, Superfly, and more.
XLIVE’s Esports Summit arrives in New York City this August 22-23. Click HERE to register.