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Mike Milanov
COO, Team Liquid
Mike Milanov is the Chief Operating Officer of Team Liquid, based out of the company's team HQ in Los Angeles. Responsible for overseeing multiple business units of Team Liquid, including partnerships, competitive operations, original content production and new business, he manages a team focused on increasing the team's footprint within the rapidly growing esports industry. With a diverse work history in video production, influencer management, sales, and online streaming, including a seven year career as a World of Warcraft pro player, Mike has used his unique knowledge of diverse areas of the esports ecosystem to propel Team Liquid to a leading esports brand. When he's not on a plane, pitching to sponsors, or meeting with clients, he enjoys streaming as #ThixNation in order to keep in touch with the communities and cultures of the games that he loves.
  • Place
    Crystal Cove Auditorium
    Time
    17:00 ~ 17:50
    Speakers

    Owning a Professional Team: How to Turn Your Dreams into Reality

    Owning a professional Esports organization. Anyone can dream it, but to make it into reality is another question. Hear the story of three North American Esports pioneers who know the ins-and-outs of starting a team and transforming it into something legendary.

    Learn about what it takes to grow thoughts into action and how to cope with the frustration and difficulties of starting a team from scratch. Hear the truth of forming a pro team from the ground up from the people who have lived it first hand.

    Place
    Crystal Cove Auditorium
    Time
    17:00 ~ 17:50
    • Jack Etienne
    • Noah Whinston
    • Mike Milanov
    • Arnold Hur
    • Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles