A Glimpse into the Future of Esports

**Welcome to the eSports Panel at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2019!** Our panel of experts includes Pieter van der Pijl, Principal at InFinCapital, Malte Barth, Founding Partner at BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, James Dean, Founder & Managing Director at ESL UK, David Yarnton, Chairman Esports at Edge Esports, Sam Chandola, Founder at V2 Games, Sergi Mesonero Burgos, Liga de Videojuegos Profesional (LVP), and Nikita Sherman, Head of Strategy at Game Insight. The Esports Academy session, sponsored by Game Insight, focuses on the future of esports and its impact on game developers.

To start off the discussion, the panel looks back at the significant developments in the esports industry in 2018. They also share their predictions for the rest of 2019 and beyond, discussing the implications for game developers. With a diverse range of perspectives and expertise, this panel offers valuable insights into the rapidly evolving world of esports.

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Our panel of experts delivers an Esports Academy session at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2019 on January 21st to 22nd.

The panel includes:

Pieter van der Pijl, Principal, InFinCapital
Malte Barth, Founding Partner, BITKRAFT Esports Ventures
James Dean, Founder & Managing Director, ESL UK
David Yarnton, Chairman Esports, Edge Esports
Sam Chandola, Founder, V2 Games
Sergi Mesonero Burgos, Liga de Videojuegos Profesional, LVP
Nikita Sherman, Head of Strategy, Game Insight

The Esports Academy track was sponsored by Game Insight.

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