Kent Wakeford

Co-Founder & COO,
n.G esports
Co-Founder,
Kabam Games

Kent Wakeford

Co-Founder & COO,
n.G esports
Co-Founder,
Kabam Games
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Biography

Kent Wakeford is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Gen.G esports, one of the leading esports team ownership groups. Gen.G is home to numerous championship teams including ‘Seoul Dynasty’ in the Overwatch League, the 2017 League of Legends World Champion team, the 2017 Heroes of the Storm World Champion team, and a championship winning PUBG team. Prior, Kent was COO of Kabam, where he helped grow Kabam to a globally diverse company with over 1,000 employees in 7 countries. Kabam games were played by over 500 million people around the world. Kabam was acquired by South Korea’s largest mobile games developer (Netmarble), and its spin-out was acquired by 20th Century Fox. Kent currently serves on the Board of Directors of Skillz, the leading mobile esports platform, as well as FanAI, a data analytics platform connecting brands with tradition and esports teams.

 

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THE RISE OF ESPORTS

4:30 pm-5:00 pm