On this week's episode, Sean catches up with Daniel Ringland, Head of Oceanic esports for Riot Games. Sean and Daniel chat about esports, League of Legends and where fits in.

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • Where Riot Games fits into the esports landscape and is the developer, publisher and league operator of League of Legends
  • Daniel's background as a gamer and how he broke into esports through a startup company
  • The profile of an esports fan
  • Filling the fans appetite and how Riot Games are working with teams to build content
  • The growing interest from the outside world and the investment in knowledge required to understand esports
  • How Twitter is a big player in the esports space
  • Why it's important not to follow the traditional sporting model all the time
Daniel Ringland from Riot Games on esports growth

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★★★★★ in Apple Podcasts by Fitzymate from USA on March 31, 2017

A must listen for anyone working on the sports industry. Sean covers a raft of topics with a strong focus on digital, marketing, sponsorship in the sports industry. He discusses these topics with a wide array of guests from multiple markets. As a result you always have something new to learn and to look to put to work whether you work agency, league or team side. Keep it up Sean!

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