igec esports deep dive

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Tae-won Yun
GM, Global Publishing, Super Evil Megacorp
Tae-won Yun is General Manager for Global Publishing at Super Evil Megacorp, the developers of the world’s leading mobile esport, Vainglory. Tae-won is responsible for the expansion and operations of Vainglory throughout the world.

Originally launched with a 3v3 format in 2015, winning several game-of-the-year awards, Vainglory has in a short time grown to become the largest international mobile esport, played and watched by millions every month and supported by sponsors including Coca-Cola, Razer, NVIDIA, Amazon and global esports franchises TSM, Cloud9, Fnatic, Rox, DetonatioN Gaming, G2 Esports, SK Gaming and many more. Taewon is a passionate gamer with over 20 years of experience in game and platform development, strategic planning and execution, business development and team building. Previously,

Tae-won was Managing Director at Wargaming Asia Pacific where he built up the company's presence across the region and directed all aspects of growth for its flagship title, World of Tanks. He has also held positions at Blizzard Entertainment, Red 5 Studios and Electronic Arts. Taewon graduated from Seoul National University with a Masters of Science in Engineering.
- Taewon Yun of Super Evil Megacorp - How Vainglory became the League of Legends of mobile gaming
  • Place
    Doheny Beach
    Time
    13:30 ~ 14:00
    Speakers

    Building a Sustainable Esports Ecosystem

    Mr. Taewon Yun is the general manager of global publishing at Super Evil Megacorp, the developer of Vainglory, the world's biggest mobile esport. Vainglory has in a short time grown to become the largest international mobile esport, played and watched by millions every month and supported by sponsors including Coca-Cola, Razer, NVIDIA, Amazon and global esports franchises TSM, Cloud9, Fnatic, Rox, DetonatioN Gaming, G2 Esports, SK Gaming and many more. Mr. Yun will speak about the future of esports and the development of a sustainable ecosystem so that esports can truly become mainstream.

    Place
    Doheny Beach
    Time
    13:30 ~ 14:00
    • Tae-won Yun
  • Place
    Doheny Beach
    Time
    16:00 ~ 17:00
    Speakers

    5 perspectives, 1 Big question - Should Esports attempt to emulate traditional sports?

    The details of this lecture will be updated soon

    Place
    Doheny Beach
    Time
    16:00 ~ 17:00
    • Ryan Morrison
    • Tae-won Yun
    • Nicola Piggott
    • Johannes Waldstein
    • Chris Cho
    • Travis Gafford