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Skillz CEO Speaks at Mobile World Congress Americas

Our CEO and founder, Andrew Paradise, recently spoke on a panel at Mobile World Congress Americas about the future of entertainment. MWC conferences host speakers and thought leaders from around the world and are focused on addressing the role mobile plays in our future. This three-day event was held in Los Angeles and featured over 400 speakers discussing themes including artificial intelligence, IoT, content and media, blockchain, and more.

From left to right:

Todd Beilis (Partner, Deloitte)

Kelly Cheeseman (COO, LA Kings)

Andrew Paradise (CEO, Skillz)

Matteo Monteverdi (President, Sportradar US)

Mike Raffensperger (CMO, FanDuel Group)

Joined by executives from the LA Kings, Fanduel Group, Deloitte and Sportradar, Andrew highlighted how eSports are making their mark on the entertainment industry. He spoke to the impressive growth of eSports, and talked about how Skillz has found its place in mobile entertainment. With over 2.6 billion mobile gamers worldwide and an increasing level of access to smartphones across the globe, mobile eSports are proliferating the gaming market.

 
Overall, the event provided a great opportunity for dialogue on mobile growth with experts across many industries. If you want to be a part of the dynamic mobile eSports industry, check out the Skillz careers page – we’re hiring now!