The Business of eSports

November 16, 2017 at 6:00pm8:00pm
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue

New York, NY

Media rights deals, high-profile team acquisitions by sports and entertainment investors and evolving eSports leagues made 2017 an eventful year for the industry. Herrick hosted a lively discussion on the state of eSports with an emphasis on the evolution of Riot Games’ League of Legends North American League Championship Series (NA LCS). A panel of industry players will review the significant changes to the NA LCS and offer predictions on the year ahead for game publishers, media rights partners, sponsors, players and team owners. The event will be paired with a hands on League of Legends gaming experience.

Introductions by: Daniel A. Etna, Partner, Sports Law Group Co-Chair, Herrick

Moderated by: Eben Novy-Williams, Sports Business Reporter, Bloomberg

Panelists:

  • Ryan Edens, General Manager, FlyQuest Sports
  • Christopher Greeley, Sr. Manager, League Ops., Riot Games
  • Irwin Kishner, Partner, Executive Chairman, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
  • Jamie Leece, Vice President, Games & VR, Major League Baseball
  • Jordan Solomon, EVP, MSG Sports, The MSG Company