IGEAS 2021 is a virtual networking event for the collegiate esports industry.
Although the world has changed, the need for networking, mentorship, and innovation within the collegiate esports space has stayed the same. Inven Global is inviting all students, educators, esports professionals, and academic leaders to join us on the virtual events platform Hubilo in two days of virtual networking, panels, tournaments, and more.
MEET THE IGEAS VIRTUAL SUMMIT SPEED INTERVIEWERS
Michael “Meswannjr” Swann is a dedicated esports educator and mentor, bringing with him multiple years of experience as a manager and organization executive. He has helped build the growing brand “RBG Esports” and has developed talent within numerous esports titles, including Rocket League and Hearthstone.
Erin Sparkman is the Director of Partnerships of Esports at ScoreSide. Erin has experience in business development with an extensive history in the gaming and entertainment industry. For the past several years she has focused primarily on partnership development and emerging marketings within the explosive changes in the landscape of gaming and entertainment.
Alan Ritacco is the Associate Vice President for External Relations and Senior Fellow at Clark University. Alan is a strategic and detail-oriented executive leader combining technology, vision, and goal setting for results across a unique and diverse background that crosses Esports, Computer Science, Academics, Science and Research, Business, and development with a proven track record of results across these diverse areas.
Anthony Guerra is an Executive Board Member of The Esports Foundry and the Owner/Founder/CEO of EsportsGear. Esports Foundry offers complete esports consulting services, tailored to manage and grow esports centers, schools, and organizations. EsportsGear was created with the intent of taking the stress out of your apparel experience.
Paul J. Foster is the CEO of the Global Esports Federation. Paul is a global-oriented leader with a track record of managing complex organizations, projects, and diverse multi-portfolio teams. He is committed to a life of learning and active participation and has a spirit to serve the underserved sectors of the community.
Logan Hermes is the Esports Program Manager at D&H Distributing and the Head of Operations at the Minnesota Esports Club. D&H Distributing is a leading technology and electronics goods merchant wholesale distributor and the Minnesota Esports Club is an esports nonprofit whose goal is to support and promote youth enrichment, leadership, and education through esports organization, development, competition, and media production.
Chris Slotboom; Being a nerdy geek in IT Sales with a degree in International Hospitality, is an invaluable combination 😎. This led to the exciting development of his biggest passions: memorable engagements and gaming getting taken seriously.