Enthusiast Gaming president Bill Kara: “NFL chose us as partners for our concept and scale”

The National Football League and Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. have announced a first-of-its-kind gaming collaboration bringing together NFL players and Legends and top gaming content creators from marquee gaming organizations including Luminosity Gaming. We spoke to Enthusiast Gaming President, Bill Kara to find out more. Excerpts:     Tell us about the partnership.     […]

Former Olympian OBE Sarah Lewis: “When we can be gender and diversity blind in sports organisations that’s when the goal has been reached”

Sarah Lewis, a former British Olympian Alpine Skier is a formidable force within the sports governance realm. She has been involved with international skiing on both a competitive and administrative level for over 30 years, starting as a member of the British Alpine Ski Team from 1982-1988, competing in the 1987 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships […]

Ex-FC Barcelona Commercial head Juli Ferre Nadal: “When it comes to NFTs/Cryptocurrency be cautious but get into it”

Juli Ferre Nadal boasts of 15 years experience in sports & entertainment in properties such as Cirque du Soleil, FC Barcelona and AS Monaco, amongst others. In 2020 he created JFN Sport, dedicated to support companies, right-holders and start-ups in the field of sports. The Playknox spoke with him to discuss recent trends of NFT, […]

Horizm COO Luis Viveiros: “The Premier League’s global popularity has resulted in it having the most digital value”

Digital audience experts Horizm in their latest report titled ‘‘The Digital Value of Fans’ compared social media value of world’s major sports leagues & clubs.   The report found that the world’s top sports teams generated over €2.1B from digital assets this year  which shows the top leagues have created over €2.1 billion digitally over […]

Russell Hilliard of Jump on working graphics packages for UEFA, FIFA & Sport 24

Jump Design and Direction, an award-winning design agency has been creating exciting and innovative visual identities with broadcasters, gaming and sport governing bodies like UEFA, FIFA for over 25 years. The Playknox spoke with Russell Hilliard,Company Director / Digital Marketing Adventurer of Jump to know more about them.   Tell us about Jump.   Jump […]

Chris Canetti, President of Houston 2026 World Cup Bid Committee: “Our strategy is based around legacy as to how the World Cup can positively impact the local community”

Houston’s Bid Committee is working relentlessly to get the 2026 FIFA World Cup to town. The Playknox spoke with the man who’s leading these efforts –  Chris Canetti who is the President of the Houston 2026 World Cup Bid Committee.  He previously spent 19 seasons as an MLS club executive in New York and Houston. […]

Rooter’s co-founder Dipesh Agarwal: “We want to make gaming and creation of gaming content mainstream in India”

Esports and gaming have become a mainstay in the Indian market since the pandemic. Recently, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India should lead digital gaming sector. One such platform is Rooter which started as a fan engagement platform and then leveraged its live content technology to deliver live action sports, commentary, live quizzes, […]

Jessica Smith of Angel City FC on how the club’s focus on equity, essentials & education is attracting more brands

Los Angeles’ most talked about club, Angel City FC will debut this year at the National Women’s Soccer League. Backed by Hollywood superstars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Garner and Eva Longoria, it has already signed up some big names. The Playknox spoke with Jessica Smith, Head of Revenue for the club to know about the commercial […]

Vlad Marinescu, President of IESF on why esports is a sport

Vlad Marinescu was re-elected as International Esports Federation (IESF) President in 2020 and since then is tirelessly working towards uniting the global esports community. Vlad is also United States Esports Federation President, as well as chief media and marketing officer of International Judo Federation. The Playknox spoke with him on various aspects. Excerpts:      […]

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