Drew Townley

Kairos Esports CEO

Drew has been at the heart of competitive gaming for over 10 years, from competing in some of the earliest competitions that helped develop the bedrock of competitive esports today, to leading gaming and esports strategy for global brands like KFC and Vodafone.

Two years ago Drew founded Kairos Esports with Mike Craddock and Chris Parnell (co-founders of the Kairos Group); working with endemic and non-endemic clients alike looking to enter or expand in the gaming and esports space. Their priority being natural and credible activation, providing support on anything from socials & influencers to events and sponsorships.



My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday, October 21

Session 4: The next step for esports entertainment / an immersive experience
Ian Baverstock Steven Hogg Drew Townley

This session will examine the challenges that venue owners and operators face in ensuring media-savvy esports fans use their esports facilities on a regular basis. The use of innovative AV technology to maximise fan engagement is rapidly evolving as a key driver to achieve this.

Topics will also include how both Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are at the forefront of the battle for viewership and how they are increasingly being integrated into live esports events.

(Additional speakers to be confirmed)


Wednesday , October 21, 15:30 - 16:30
Conference Theatre
Conference Session
Andrew Haworth Ursula Romero

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