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13 years in the Gaming space and have written ~100,000 words on The Business of eSports (competitive video games). Recognized industry leader and my guests include Pro Team Owners, eSports Owners and most recently and NFL Athlete.

13 years in the Gaming space and have written ~100,000 words on The Business of eSports (competitive video games). Recognized industry leader and my guests include Pro Team Owners, eSports Owners and most recently and NFL Athlete.
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United States

Description:

13 years in the Gaming space and have written ~100,000 words on The Business of eSports (competitive video games). Recognized industry leader and my guests include Pro Team Owners, eSports Owners and most recently and NFL Athlete.

Twitter:

@mannyanekal

Language:

English

Contact:

917-553-9912


Episodes

TNL esports 033: Kent Wakeford, KSV Esports

2/21/2018
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The Next Level esports Podcast 033 features a conversation with Kent Wakeford, COO of KSV Esports. We chat about: -The link between Korea and Silicon Valley -Planting a flag in Korea -KSV Esports being self-funded -Focus on Korean based Pro's -Differences from a business perspective between Overwatch League and LCK -Korea getting a second team as Overwatch League expands -Seoul Dynasty's performance in Stage 1 -Seoul Dynasty Sponsorships -A true mobile esport -Importance of data Enjoy the...

Duration:00:22:06

TNL esports 032: Brett Lautenbach, NRG Esports

12/4/2017
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The Next Level esports Podcast 032 features a conversation with Brett Lautenbach, President of NRG Esports We chat about: -Role and responsibilities with NRG -NRG's expansion to other games and the first with For Honor -No PUBG or Fortnite announcement yet? -Overwatch League and the San Francisco Shock -Hiring Brad Rajani as Overwatch team coach and roster -Overwatch's new spectating mode and what else is needed for the fans? -Overwatch World Cup Viewership -Events DC Brand Partnership...

Duration:00:20:15

TNL esports 031: Chuboi, FIFA Host and Streamer

10/13/2017
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The Next Level esports Podcast 031 features a conversation with Chuboi, FIFA Host and Streamer: We chat about: -Tell us how you first got involved in the FIFA scene -You began as a big streamer and then moved to EA SPORTS. What was that transition like and what’s your current work involve? -What are your thoughts on the current FIFA eSports landscape - both it’s Pro’s and what you else you think is needed? -This past month, EA added eSports teams - like Team Liquid - and big popular brands...

Duration:00:30:11

TNL esports 030: Manny Anekal, Consumer Behavior In A Virtual World

9/30/2017
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The Next Level esports Podcast 030 features a conversation with Clicksuasion and the topic of "Consumer Behavior In A Virtual World": We chat about: -Brand advertising and influence on sales, -Gamification Strategy -Effects of additive experiences on UX -Advantages/disadvantages of soliciting friends to gain in-game incentives -Motivations for users to purchase virtual equivalents of real world products and services -Industries that missed opportunities -Components of a successful...

Duration:00:32:30

TNL esports 029: Monumental Sports, Grant Paranjape, Director esports Business

9/14/2017
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The Next Level esports Podcast 029 features the 7th esports Industry guest. Grant Paranjape, Director esports Business for Monumental Sports and Entertainment. We chat about: -History in Gaming and esports -NBA 2K League -Washington Wizards Involvement -Real and esports Games -MSE OTT Platform -Scouting and Teams -Athlete Brand Building Enjoy the conversation!

Duration:00:23:53

TNL esports 028: Craig Levine, ESL CEO North America

7/21/2017
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The Next Level esports Podcast 026 features the 6th eSports Industry guest. Craig Levine, ESL CEO North America We chat about: -Our unique texting magic prior to his flying -What esports was like 10+ years ago -Is the esports "hype" helping or hurting the space -The "sweet" spot for esports event arena and capacity -ESL's many platform distribution deals -The platform wars and exclusivity -Yahoo esports and the esports Media's future -ESL's recent DisneyXD partnership and the need for...

Duration:00:28:50