H4X.gg an esports lifestyle brand of Moniker, Inc clothing company and produces high quality performance wear and casual streetwear for esports athletes and fans. CEO Jon Gurman joins the Checkpoint crew to discuss the new clothing line.
Ryan Fairchild's experience includes an emphasis on the esports industry. He represents esports players, organizations, and stakeholders in several types of contract, licensing and corporate issues. Ryan also represents domestic and international clients in complex business, intellectual property, and constitutional issues.
David Highhill is a Director of Consumer Product Strategy at the NFL. This data-driven group focuses on leveraging analytics to grow local revenue for each of the 32 NFL franchises, as well as directing strategy and revenue generation efforts around tent-pole League events like the Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, and International Series.
Mike Nealy has been with the Phoenix Coyotes NHL franchise and Jobing.com Arena for the past eight years. During his tenure, he led the organization to record breaking sales and operating successes that earned the organization national recognition in the annual ESPN rankings as the 6th best of all professional sports franchises
Tespa is a North American collegiate eSports organization headquartered in the offices of Blizzard Entertainment in Irvine, California. Founded in 2012 as a collegiate gaming club at the University of Texas, Austin by classmates Adam Rosen, Tyler Rosen, and Chris Kelly.
Matthew Thompson, DMA is an assistant professor of music at the University of Michigan. He teaches the groundbreaking and massively popular class "Video Game Music." Dr. Thompson has won numerous grants to support his research, continuing education, and teaching, including a UMOR Small Grant to Support Major Conferences to help fund "Hosting the 5th annual North American Conference on Video Game Music at U-M in 2018,"
Matt “Matrym” Oates is a PlayerUnknown's Battle Grounds and Overwatch community commentator who is seen at the world’s premier PUBG events, such as IEM Oakland and DreamHack Atlanta. Matt is highly regarded by professional PUBG players for his analytical mind and this has helped him become one of the game’s go-to commentators.