William Collis strives to bring academic rigor and thought leadership to esports, which he believes will be the future of all human competition.

Why you should listen

William Collis is currently cofounder of the esports analytics company Genji, which was acquired by Esports Entertainment Group in 2021. William is also the cofounder and cohost of the Business of Esports podcast. After stints working at BCG and Hasbro, he previously cofounded Gamer Sensei, an esports coaching enterprise, raising six million dollars in venture capital before the company sold to Corsair. His definitive book on competitive gaming, The Book of Esports, is published by Rosetta Books. 

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Symbiotic: The talks of TED@BCG 2020

October 23, 2020

How can we make advances in technology that don’t require massive job losses? Work with nature to protect both the planet and humanity? Ensure all people are treated equitably? In a day of talks, interviews and performances, 17 speakers and performers shared ideas about a future in which people, technology and nature thrive interdependently. The […]

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