Steven is an esports entrepreneur and passionate gamer. From the age of 16, he has been active in the esports industry and founded his own gaming team in 2004 called TEK9. The team not only became World Champions in Call of Duty, the international community built around it was the biggest Call of Duty community in the world. In 2005 Steven started organizing esports events and tournaments across the world and has been actively involved in the organization of over 300 different events, both small and big. As owner of 4Entertainment, he is currently leading the charge for esports in Belgium and feeds on his international expertise and network to help establish esports locally.
What is esports and where did it come from? In this talk we’ll not only take a look at some of the numbers behind esports but also what the pitfalls for anyone looking to get involved might be. Where is esports going and why can you rightfully say that esports is leading a digital entertainment revolution, taking the world by storm? Find out as one of the experts in this field gives you a crash course for esports newbies.