Careers and Innovation in Esports

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a celebrity Q&A, featuring Paul “Redeye” Chaloner, Ted “PyrionFlax” Forsyth, Vincent “Deathsie” Chu, Owen “ODPixel” Davies, Toby “TopiWan” Dawson, Tabitha “Artifakes” Lyons, Jake “SirActionSlacks” Kanner and WehSing “SingSing” Yuen.

Esports Personalities Debate the Future at University of York

I found it striking how the panel brought out the commitment, hard work and sacrifice that talents put in to get to where they are. We also had some fascinating discussions about the role of universities in providing formalised career paths in esports, as well as how innovation in data science can be utilised to developing new ways of engaging esports audiences. You can watch the full interview here: