Blockchain, Sports, Gaming and the Next Generation of Entertainment: A Fireside Chat with Industry Leaders
Join us for an engaging Fireside Chat as Sebastien Borget, COO & Co-Founder of The Sandbox and Alexandre Dreyfus, CEO of Chiliz and Socios.com, two prominent superstar C-level executives from the gaming and sports worlds respectively, delve into the exciting intersection of blockchain technology and the future of entertainment.
In this exclusive conversation, these visionary leaders will explore the latest trends, innovations, and opportunities that blockchain technology offers to the entertainment industry. The session will provide insights into how blockchain is shaping the future of gaming, sports, and fan engagement, with a particular focus on their respective projects and platforms.
This promises to be a very exciting conversation so don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from two of the industry’s most influential leaders!
Sebastien BorgetCOO & Co-Founder | The Sandbox
Sébastien Borget is the Co-founder and COO of The Sandbox decentralized Metaverse, a virtual world where players can create, play, own, govern and monetize their experiences using NFTs & SAND, the main utility token of the platform.
Sebastien also became the President of the Blockchain Game Alliance in 2020, a non-profit organization of 500 key members of the industry. He was recently named #4 in the Top #100 2022 most influential people in crypto by CoinTelegraph
The Sandbox has been featured in TIME100 Top 100 most influential companies of 2022 by Times magazine
Alexandre DreyfusCEO | Chiliz and Socios.com
Alex is a serial web entrepreneur with more than 27 years experience in the digital space, building and developing tech businesses. In the late 1990s, he pioneered Webcity, the web-based interactive tourism guide. After co-founding Winamax (the largest French online poker room) and Chilipoker in 2006, the underpinning technology platform was sold to Bally Technologies (now Scientific Games).
In 2012, he formed Mediarex Sports & Entertainment, and in 2013 acquired the Global
Poker Index (live Poker’s leading ranking authority) as well as The Hendon Mob (the largest live poker database in the world). Chiliz was formed in 2018, when the official whitepaper was published, with the mission of becoming the global blockchain leader for Web3 sports and entertainment. In the same year and as part of the project, Socios.com was
launched, the world’s first Fan Token powered, fan engagement and rewards platform.
Today, Socios.com is an official partner to over 160+ organisations across nine sport verticals and 25 different countries. Major sporting organisations, including the likes of FC Barcelona, Juventus, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Valencia CF, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Inter Milan, Arsenal, Flamengo, Corinthians, River Plate and the national
teams of Italy, Portugal and Argentina have launched their official Fan Tokens on Socios.com.
In 2022 Chiliz took a step further in its mission to support the sport industry’s transition to Web3 with the launch of the Chiliz Chain, the first layer-1 blockchain for sports and entertainment, and Chiliz Labs, an accelerator / incubator programme aiming to support startups and developers working on new solutions for the sports industry.
The Chiliz Chain will lead to greater adoption of blockchain tech across sports and entertainment with brands invited to build Fan Tokens, NFTs and other digital assets with all fees paid in Chiliz native token $CHZ.
Chiliz has over 300 employees and regional headquarters in Miami, Madrid, Malta, London, Lyon, Istanbul, Milan, São Paulo and Switzerland.