Skillz Blog

Skillz CEO Delivers Fireside Chat at Goldman Sachs eSports Conference

Our CEO and founder, Andrew Paradise, recently spoke alongside the VP of Goldman Sachs at the company’s eSports Conference. This gathering of industry experts followed Goldman Sachs’ recent investment report about the eSports industry, including the firm’s belief that eSports are moving into the mainstream. Other speakers at the event included executives from Activision Blizzard, Riot Games, Cloud9, the NFL, and the NBA.

During his fireside chat titled “eSports for Everyone,” Andrew spoke with Chris Merwin about the founding and mission of Skillz, as well as the future of the mobile industry. He touched on the impressive growth of mobile eSports and the potential for global expansion through the Skillz platform. Finally, Andrew and Chris discussed the involvement of non-endemic brands with eSports organizations.

If you’d like to be part of a company at the forefront of the eSports industry, check out our careers page – we’re growing quickly and always looking for new team members!