Head of eSports & Media team at SK Telecom Jason Lee joins Inven Global for the Esports Investment Summit, on January 21st, at The Cove, at UCI, in Irvine, California. You can register here.
Esports is rapidly growing within the multi-billion dollar gaming industry. As innovation and pop culture are driving the explosive growth in user and viewer participation, entrepreneurs and content creators are seeking the capital to fund these emerging companies and platforms.
Head of eSports & Media team at SK Telecom Jason Lee is credited for SK Telecom T1's most recent establishment of the global eSports joint venture 'SKT CS T1' with Comcast Spectacor. As a sitting board member of SKT CS T1, Jason will continue to recreate SK Telecom's eSports success from Korea into the global market.Jason first joined SK Telecom in 2001.
Playing a key role in facilitating several major M&A deals and investments, Jason continued his work in venture capital investments, startup financing and incubation at SK Telecom Americas (Silicon Valley). In addition, he managed investment portfolios and startup companies through SK Telecom Venture (SKTVC), the venture capital arm of SK Telecom.
After closing several enterprise and media deals for SK Telecom, he lead the spin off of SKT T1 and closed the joint venture deal for SKT T1 and Comcast Spectator in 2019.Jason is a Syracuse University Alumni with a BA degree in Management and MS degree in Accounting.
This unique investment summit will bring together leaders in esports and technology , as well as the investors and capital sources financing this hot sector. The event will include a global esports market update, panel discussions on sources of capital and investment best practices, and a pitch competition by selected high growth esports companies seeking early stage funding.