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Sessions Info

February 05, 2019 
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Venice/Peninsula

Damon Lau

Head of Esports, 
United Talent Agency (UTA)
Damon Lau is the Head of the esports department at leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency (UTA). He and his team represent some of today’s top prominent esports professionals and Twitch streamers such as Nickmercs, Imaqtpie, Pokimane, Dyrus, Disguised Toast and Aphromoo, among others.

Prior to UTA, Lau was previously the co-founder and CEO of Press X, the premier digital esports agency in the competitive gaming space and co-founder of Everyday Influencers (E.I.), a management company representing some of the world’s leading esports personalities. In July of 2018, UTA purchased Press X and E.I. and immediately established the company as the market leader in the world of esports.

Prior to founding Everyday Influencers and Press X, Damon co-founded Esports Network, where he launched Canada’s largest gaming communities and viewing events for esports in Toronto, Montreal and Hong Kong. He was also the former CEO of Round 5, a consumer products company managing exclusive licenses for global entertainment properties such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), spearheading property awareness and distribution in mass market retailers such as Walmart, Target, K-Mart, Toys “R” Us, Walgreens, CVS, GameStop and Best Buy.