The Technical Revolution of Esports, Gaming, Gambling, and Blockchain

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

MIT Stata Center, 32-123 32 Vassar Street

In recent years, esports, gambling, and gaming companies have embraced technological advances in broadcasting, content distribution, and blockchain technologies. The technological expansion opportunities in tournaments, gameplay, merchandise sales, sponsorship, patent protection, and even skin trading have accelerated the esports and gaming industry’s expansion. The fusion of esports, gambling, and gaming with emerging blockchain technologies allows for unprecedented access to the management of electronic assets in a secure environment and long-term monetization.

Take a deep dive with our panel of gaming, gambling, esports, and software experts, legal experts, and entrepreneurs into the technological revolution driven by esports, gaming, and online gambling.

At this panel discussion, attendees will learn about:

  • Future of technology, business, and marketing in esports, gaming, and online gambling
  • Successful entrepreneurial trends and launch strategies – pitfalls and key wins
  • Funding experiences
  • Protecting innovation
  • Blockchain’s role in augmenting these industries




Khalid Jones

Khalid Jones, Managing Partner, Source Rock Partners, LLP

Soham Chowdhury

Soham Chowdhury, Director of Data Science and CS:GO Head Coach, Cloud9 Esports

Jon Fallon, General Counsel & SVP of Legal Affairs, High 5 Games


Giovanna Fessenden

Giovanna Fessenden, Of Counsel, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Marco Mereu, Senior Vice President of Content Marketing/Distribution & GM of Framerate, Super League Gaming

Kevin Mitchell

Kevin Mitchell, Director of Business Development at National Amusements Inc., Adjunct Professor for eSports at Emerson College

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startups, Entrepreneurship, Games, blockchain




MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge


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