Roger Goodell, Look Out!

Two esports executives share their insights on the gaming community and the opportunities that abound in the industry.

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox

Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now!
Entrepreneur Leadership Network VIP
Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach
1 min read
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Johanna Faries is commissioner of Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty League. Jack Harari is vice president, global partner development at Activision Blizzard. In this episode of #ThePlaybook, Faries and Harari talk with host David Meltzer about their professional backgrounds in traditional sports, the opportunities esports provide and their company’s corporate responsibility efforts.

Faries and Harari discuss their previous experiences working in sports, including working for the NFL, NBA and CBS Sports. They talk about the elements of traditional sports present in esports, the increasing popularity of esports among younger fans and the challenges of growing long-term.

They talk about the opportunities esports offers brands needing to reach young, affluent esports fans and for gamers seeking to turn their passion into a living. They also talk about Activision Blizzard’s hiring of veterans for high-quality jobs.

Related: The Ask Has Changed

More from Entrepreneur

Get heaping discounts to books you love delivered straight to your inbox. We’ll feature a different book each week and share exclusive deals you won’t find anywhere else.
Amplify your business knowledge and reach your full entrepreneurial potential with Entrepreneur Insider’s exclusive benefits. For just $5 per month, get access to premium content, webinars, an ad-free experience, and more! Plus, enjoy a FREE 1-year Entrepreneur magazine subscription.
Are you paying too much for business insurance? Do you have critical gaps in your coverage? Trust Entrepreneur to help you find out.

Latest on Entrepreneur