Lale Ergin

Co-founder & CEO ESA Esports

Lale Ergin is a senior executive and the Co-founder and CEO of ESA esports & media services company, which is a new venture specialized in third party esports league & tournament organizations, esports & video gaming focused digital content creation, entertainment and event management in Turkey & its neighbouring regions.

Before establishing ESA, Lale spent 23 years of her career at Borusan Holding, one of the most reputable industrial conglomerates of Turkey with $4.8bn revenues mainly focusing on steel, distributorships (BMW, JLR, Caterpillar), integrated logistics and renewable energy.

Her main area of expertise are: strategy, portfolio management, new business development, M&A, disruptive innovation, corporate venture capital, digital transformation and business restructurings. In her last position at Borusan Holding, Lale was one of the three Holding Executive Committee Members with the direct responsibility of Logistics and Energy businesses.

Lale is also an independent Board Member at two ISE (Istanbul Stock Exchange) quoted companies namely, Turcas Petrol and International Paper - Olmuksan.


My Speaker Sessions

Monday, October 26

LIVE DEBATE: Welcome & Opening keynote: The emergence and continued growth of esports on a global level
Lale Ergin Andy Fahey Chester King Chris Overholt Koen Schobbers John Sheehan (moderator)


With a projected global audience of just under half a billion people by the end of 2020, the inexorable rise of esports shows no sign of slowing down.

Clear differences are emerging in terms of how the market is developing in different continents and during this session delegates will have the opportunity to listen to leading industry professionals share their opinions from both a regional and global perspective.


Monday , October 26, 14:00 - 15:15
Cameron Reed Boris Bergerot