Thibault Baras has been DreamWall Media solution Manager since 2006. He started his career in RTBF in production and was one of the first to master virtual studio technologies and settled the first one ever in Belgium. Thibault always puts technological innovation first and, in 2017, he decided to use Zero Density. And kept expanding abroad to cover numerous productions. Recently Thibault developed a concept of augmented reality inside stadium
Head of Europe & Head of Product Kiswe Studio
As Head of Kiswe Mobile Europe, Jorre Belpaire heads up all Product technology and partnerships in EMEA.
Thierry has over 25 years of experience in the Telecoms industry, half of it in the Media and Entertainment domain. He gained a deep knowledge in OTT Media solutions, always driving the business into a customer-driven mode. His expertise is in the overall video domain, from the TV production to the end-user experience. He also has a senior experience in business management in complex environments.
Passionate about Sport Video, he's now CEO at SPORTALL
International Sales Director
Carlo is the International Sales Director of Nielsen Sports, in charge of prospects’ development and Senior-level clients’ relationship through Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia.
He has more than 10 years’ experience in the sports business, leading the partnership sales of Juventus FC & FC Internazionale Milano, delivering some of the most important deals in the industry.
He began his career in sport holding various roles in Sport+Markt & Repucom (now Nielsen Sports).
Senior Director, Sports Rights Anti-Piracy
Simon Brydon has worked as a senior executive in the sports industry for 20 years. He joined Synamedia in 2020 from Pitch International LLP, a leading global sports marketing agency.
From 2008 - 2014, Simon ran the media and digital business of Racing UK where he was responsible for managing and distributing the media rights for the UK’s top 34 racecourses. Simon led the way with several ground-breaking digital media innovations including the first launch of a live subscription service on iPhone.
In 2003 he created Cycling Television, the live OTT sports TV channel broadcasting the best professional cycling globally. With over 220 days of racing, Cycling TV was a pioneering business and became a world leader in this emerging sector. In 2007 Simon sold the business to a Canadian media company.
Sales & Partnership Manager
Kelly joined Esports Charts to support key partnerships and growth opportunities within Esports and Traditional Sports.
Previously working at Red Bull as a Senior Digital Analyst in the HQ Analytics Team, he has supported both media and marketing teams for traditional sports and esports around programmatic strategy, performance monitoring, and marketing trends to further grow Red Bull’s media presence across all platforms. From analytics implementation to marketing campaign conception to data storytelling, his passion lies in finding creative solutions to difficult data problems.
Global PR Director
Sarah Butler is a passionate PR and Marketing Communications professional, with over 15 years' experience in the sports and lifestyle industry, having worked for both professional sports teams such as Harlequins, and multi-million-pound corporate companies, including ECCO and currently Stats Perform.
In 2018, Sarah Founded Sport Business Connected, a company created to support women working within the sports business industry, which includes the Women in Sports Business Speaker Series.
Managing Director & Co-Founder
Co-founder and Managing Director of Esports Insider, the leading global B2B esports industry news platform, agency, events and media company.
Sam is also Co-Founder of the WFH League, and an advisor to mobile esports service provider Gamerpro and investment fund Rewired. He has spoken at events including the World Gaming Executive Summit, the Asia Licensing Conference, Esports BAR Cannes, Samsung KX, PGC and more.
Director Marketing & Sales
Pierre is co-founder of Sportall in charge of signing Partnership agreements with rights holders and building relevant thematical sports video offers for fans.
Previously Pierre was CEO of W Arena providing consultancy on fan engagement strategies and promoting new in and out Stadium technologies internationally.
Gilles is the founder and CEO of Cleeng, the leading SaaS platform for Subscriber Retention Management. Cleeng’s SVOD and PPV solutions are used by SBG, Tennis Channel, CHL, Setanta Sports, Big 10 network.
Before, Gilles served as VP of Consumer Online activities at Philips, transforming Philips into a consumer-centric organization. Prior to that, Gilles was GM Europe of the Apple online stores, raising a marginal business in 2001 to $1 billion in revenue in 2006. Graduated from EDHEC Business School, Gilles is a key player in the European digital economy.
Founder & Director
Swipe Right is the leading global esports and video games communications agency. Kirsty manages the growth and direction of the team with over ten years experience in PR and outreach strategies. Through her leadership Swipe Right has secured some of the biggest brands in the industry including Red Bull, PUBG MOBILE, FACEIT and more, supporting esports teams, platforms and 10,000 attendee tournaments. She was also named one of PCR's Top 30 Women in Mobile and MCV's 30 Under 30.
Head of Esports
André Fläckel joined Infront in April 2020 to head up its gaming and esports department. Since then he has driven the development of the company’s strategy in this key growth area worldwide.
Co-founder & CEO
As CEO of The CLV Group, Neil’s passion and primary role is to help businesses develop through creating, quantifying and implementing new ideas and for creating more equitable relationships between businesses with shareholders, customers and employees. He leads the group’s strategic direction, business operations and oversees the company’s ongoing expansion across organic and external growth initiatives. Under his leadership in 2020, The CLV Group boasted 300% YoY growth.
He frequently speaks on a broad range of areas from "always focusing on the "Why", to providing informed and unfiltered guidance to leading businesses across the Media, MarTech and AdTech landscapes to broader current issues facing the business community such as building a culture of purpose and inclusivity.
Executive Director, Eurovision Sport
Glen Killane took over the role of Executive Director of Eurovision Sport in June 2020, stepping up from the position of Deputy Director of Eurovision Sport, a role he held since August 2018.
Before joining the EBU, Glen was Managing Director of Eir Sport and Eir TV, owned by Irish Telco Eir, where he led the launch of their OTT pay sports business and ran the company’s IPTV platform.
He was Managing Director of RTE Television from 2010 until 2016, during which time he was elected Chair of the EBU Television Committee.
Glen began his career as a sports journalist working in editorial positions for RTE and for ITV in London where he was editor of live football. He was Group Head of Sport for RTE from 2004 until 2010 and was elected as Vice Chair of the EBU Sport Committee.
Managing Director Sports Partnerships
David Lampitt is Managing Director of Sports Content and Partnerships at Sportradar.
Within this role, David oversees Sportradar’s relationships with its rights holder partners around the world. This includes the management of Sportradar’s portfolio of data and streaming content, ensuring these raw materials are evaluated, acquired and delivered according to the needs of the relevant internal product teams. David is responsible for the organisation’s data and content strategy and is a key spokesperson for the organisation.
Alexander heads up the global distribution strategy for leading esports entertainment company BLAST. He holds key relationships with the company's wide-ranging portfolio of broadcast partners, which currently span over 150M TV households in more than 100 territories across the world. He has also been a driving force in BLAST diversifying its broadcast and media output by leading on unique collaborations with Twitch, Amazon and others.
Alexander has 20 years experience in the international TV, digital and mobile industry, with a strong focus on global distribution and content strategy. Before joining BLAST, he spent time in previous positions including senior distribution roles at Maker Studios (Walt Disney) and VICE.
Head of Global Sales Telstra Broadcast Services
Anna Lockwood is an experienced media industry executive, and is currently the Head of Global Sales for Telstra Broadcast Services, based in London. She leads a team that works at the convergence of the traditional broadcast industry with leading-edge telecommunication and digital platforms, with a focus on bringing innovative solutions and services to the media and sports business. In addition to her role at Telstra, Anna is a board member of the EGAA (Esports Games Association of Australia), represents Telstra on the Board of Directors of IABM, is an advisory board member and mentor at RISE - a group for women in broadcast, and is active in industry initiatives around sports, innovation and women in technology.
In early 2020, after several years working in the marketing and sponsorship area, Tony launched My Boxing MGT in order to use his skills to the benefit of the sport he loves most: boxing. Seduced by the Fight Nation project and the will of its founders to take boxing and combat sports onto a bigger stage on the media scale, Tony joined forces with the French streaming platform as COO of the company.
CEO & Founder
Moritz has more than 10 years of experience as pioneer & entrepreneur in esports with a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities revolving around data in a digital sport. In his career he has focused on unlocking the potential of data as a growth lever & sustainability of the ecosystem. This vision culminates in GRID - the official data platform of esports which supports game publishers & rights holders with technology to drive data innovation for the benefit of the entire industry.
CEO Neo Studios & Chief Content Officer Eleven Group
Anouk began her career in broadcast media as a producer on the 2002 World Cup with Broodkast before going on to hold leadership roles with cable operator Telenet and media company Sanoma in Belgium.
Anouk joined ELEVEN when the platform launched in 2015 to lead the Belgium division, before taking on the role of ELEVEN Group COO in 2019.
Anouk launched NEO Studios with Aser Ventures chairman Andrea Radrizzani in 2019. As NEO MD, she is responsible for commissioning new projects and has been Executive Producer on the docuseries ‘Take us Home: Leeds United’ for Amazon Prime and ‘The Giants’ for Rakuten TV.
Managing Director Media
Stephen Nuttall has over thirty years experience working as an executive, consultant and non-executive director in the sports, media and digital industries, including senior roles at Sky and Google/YouTube. Notably, amongst current projects, he is the Managing Director for Production & Media Rights at the America’s Cup, a Senior Advisor to Searchlight Capital Partners and a Member of Ofcom’s Content Board. Stephen has an MBA from SDA Bocconi in Milan, a degree in Applied Physics from the University of Nottingham and is Deputy Chair of the British Science Association.
General Manager France & Benelux
With 14 years of video games industry experience, Guillaume has been building offices across the world and launched numerous titles on the market. He is currently managing Riot Games' Paris office, which is responsible for the France & Benelux markets across Riot's portfolio of titles, including League of Legends and VALORANT.
Marisa Reich is a management consultant in the sports industry with almost 20 years of experience. As an economist and sports manager, she has worked in many different areas - from athlete management, marketing, communication, event and culture - with positions at Infront, Red Bull, the Berlin Marathon and the World Marathon Majors.
She is Chair of the Board of She Sports Switzerland, a non-profit organization that accelerates change for women in the sports industry. She is also a board member of Swiss Cycling, the national cycling federation of Switzerland, and a commission member of the Global Esports Federation to drive active esports, health, innovation, and transformation. As a columnist for SportsPro, she writes on current issues around diversity, and as a speaker, she shares her experiences from the past 20 years in leadership, diversity, and inclusion.
Kevin "Tweekz" REMY
Tweekz, caster for One Trick Production
Tweekz has been a caster of the game League of Legends for 10 years . He is considered as one of the best french casters.
Former member of O’gaming, he left with his colleagues to create OneTrickProduction that has now the rights to cast the LoL competitions.
Tweekz was co-hosting for beIN Esport, the leading TV show on Esport in France.
On a larger scale, he has a real expertise of the E-sport business.
Thomas P. RILEY
Mr. Riley is a United States licensed attorney who has been practicing law for nearly thirty (30) years, the last 27 of which have been dedicated to the civil prosecution of his clients’ claims against the legal operators of commercial establishments identified unlawfully exhibiting his clients’ events. His firm has policed nearly 700 events including the highest grossing pay-per-view events of all time for Top Rank, Don King Productions/KingVision, G & G Closed Circuit Events, J & J Sports Productions, Integrated Sports Media, CanadaStar Boxing, and the other major promoters and distributors of sports and entertainment programming.
SVP, Business Dev & Account Mgmt Video Experiences
SVP, Business Development and Account Management of Video Experiences at Deltatre. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Romain joined Deltatre in 2018 with 20 years’ experience in sales, rights negotiations, event operations, licensing, and product management.
Previously working with ISL, FIFA, EA, UEFA, and CAA in various sales, marketing, and consulting roles, he has gained a deep understanding of the sport industry having diversified experiences with different stakeholders.
As a Co-founder and CEO, Vinayak spearheads investor management, business and strategic growth, and makes sure that the roadmap of the organization is aligned with the vision. Through Toch.AI, he wants to revolutionize sports viewership by leveraging AI and ML technology to create real-time personalised content. In his personal time, Vinayak is himself an avid sports fan and can often be found in front of the TV cheering loudly and egging on his team.
Brand Partnerships Director
As Brand Partnerships Director Sacha has been developing partnerships with some of the world’s biggest brands such as ING, UEFA, International Paralympics committee and Heineken to tell their story through music and sound. Having a background in both music as branding and guest lecturing at UvA and LSE, Sacha continues to share his experience and knowledge on helping brands grow through the power of sound.
Javier Tebas Medrano (San Jose, Costa Rica, 1962), of Spanish nationality, holds a degree in Law from the University of Zaragoza. His involvement in football began in 1993, when he was named president of Sociedad Deportiva Huesca. In 2001, Tebas was elected vice-president of LaLiga, before being named president in April 2013. His tenure as LaLiga president has revolved around three core areas; the introduction of a financial controls system, the collective sale of audiovisual rights and the league's internationalisation, while embracing innovation and data strategies.
Head of New Business UK
Ed heads up business development for MassiveMusic’s UK office, working with some of the world’s biggest brands to tell their story with music and sound. With a background in comms planning and previous experience working with Spotify, WPP and Omnicom, Ed’s passion is helping brands to grow with the power of audio.