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Sponsored: Inside the Tech and Teamwork Behind a World-Class eSports Event

Join us for a free webinar featuring one of the top eSports companies around! Fnatic CEO Wouter Sleijffers along with Limelight and Cedexis will explain the complex inner workings of a major eSports event.

Join us for a free webinar featuring one of the top eSports companies around!

Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016 
Time
 (This webinar is being broadcast live at two different times to accommodate North American and European audiences.):

  • North America: 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PT
  • Europe: 4:00 pm CET/3:00 pm UTC

Duration: 60 minutes 
Sponsored by Cedexis and Limelight Networks, hosted by Gamasutra

Register now! (North America)
Register now! (Europe)

What goes into producing a successful eSports tournament? Join us for this informative webinar as we explore this topic from the perspectives of players and producers. You’ll hear from Fnatic CEO, Wouter Sleijffers, about how professional players prepare for a championship tournament with a global audience and what role interaction with fans, publishers and developers plays in the preparation. 

But attracting fans is only one piece of running a successful tournament. You also need to flawlessly bring the event to millions of fans around the globe simultaneously. It is essential that the infrastructure scale to meet performance and availability requirements. Live events specialists from Cedexis and Limelight Networks will discuss what can be done before and during a tournament to ensure an exciting viewing experience for your fans with optimal performance and availability. 

Join us for this webinar and learn:

  • How professional player teams from Fnatic prepared for the League of Legends World Championship
  • How fans, publishers, and developers interact with professional players
  • How to ensure your live eSports event has the right infrastructure to deliver excitement to all your fans
  • Tips for safeguarding your investment in a live event

Presenters:

Wouter Sleijffers, CEO, Fnatic

Fnatic is one of world's largest and most successful eSports organizations. Wouter joined Fnatic in 2015 and is taking the Fnatic brand to the next level with his vast leadership and marketing experience. In his previous position, Wouter played a crucial part in the success of Skrill (former Moneybookers) as the VP Marketing and now is making great strides in the evergrowing eSport scene. 

Pete Mastin, Product Evangelist, Cedexis 

Pete has 25 years of experience in business and product strategy as well as software development. He has expert knowledge of content delivery networks (CDN), IP services and Internet and Cloud technologies. He has overseen the implementation of highly scalable, multi-homed, global SaaS systems. 

Pete has spoken at conferences such as NAB (National Association of Broadcasters), Streaming Media, The CDN/Cloud World Conference (Hong Kong), Content Delivery Summit, Digital Hollywood and Interop (amongst others). 

Anne Blanchard, Gaming Solutions Manager, Limelight Networks, Inc. 

Anne Blanchard works cross functionally to extend and optimize Limelight’s suite of solutions for game publishers and communities. She helps Limelight customers address dynamic industry trends while getting the most out of their IT infrastructure investment. 

Moderator:

Christian Nutt, blog director, Gamasutra 

Christian has been a journalist working in the game industry since 1999. He has also contributed to multiple video game projects.

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