Kent Wakeford – Co-founder and COO, KSV eSports

Kent Wakeford is an entrepreneurial leader with 18 years experience in the video game, eSports and digital media industries. As COO of KSV, Kent overseas operations, team acquisitions, partnerships and league relations for KSV’s portfolio of eSports teams, including ‘Seoul Dynasty,’ the Seoul franchise of the Overwatch League.

Prior, Kent was COO of Kabam, where he helped grow Kabam to a globally diverse company with over 1,000 employees in 7 countries. Kabam games were played by over 300 million people around the world and generated over $1B in revenue. Kabam was acquired by South Korea’s largest mobile games developer, Netmarble Games Corp. Kent currently serves on the Board of Directors of Skillz, the leading mobile eSports platform, powering over 3,000 game developers and connecting millions of mobile gamers around the world.