Koen Schobbers

Gain valuable insights into the gaming and esports industry and discover innovative strategies for implementing it into your business with Koen Schobbers, speaker, global expert, and entrepreneur.

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(Re)Connect With Your Gaming Child: Embrace The Modern Digital Era

Join Koen Schobbers, a gaming and esports expert, entrepreneur, and Board Member of the Global Esports Federation, for a TED Talk titled '(Re)Connect With Your Gaming Child'. Discover the ever-changing world of gaming, its influence on society, and learn how to fully embrace your inner gaming enthusiast in the modern digital era.

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Building Unbreakable Relationships With Net-Savvy Gaming Children
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Survival In Ever-Changing Environments

Lessons From The Gaming Industry

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Koen Schobbers | Speaker Biography

Koen Schobbers is a leading global expert and entrepreneur in the gaming and esports industry and is an outstanding, engaging and down-to-earth keynote speaker looking to educate, activate and inspire his audience. He became a professional gamer at the age of 15, but the relationship with his mother was very difficult as a result. He later used this experience to found Parents of Play to help parents with the relationship with their gaming children and train professionals on how to deal with gaming children. The concept is based around his specific models and guidelines which are now used globally. Koen is also the author of a book titled 'My Gaming Child' in which he answers the 50 most common questions he has been asked by parents. He spoke at TED in 2019 about how to (re)connect with gaming children. Koen is a board member and vice chair of the Athletes, Players & Community Commission of the Global Esports Federation (GEF). The Global Esports Federation has over 140 partnerships including UNESCO, the WHO, Microsoft and over 125 member federations. Koen also founded Koenz, a company helping businesses to implement the gaming and esports industry in their strategies and campaigns. Some organizations Koenz has worked with include Vodafone, Spinnin' Records, Populous, KIA and Acer. Koen is highly revered and he has been covered in over 300 media outlets since 2014. Between 2016 and 2020, he was also the anchorman of an esports show broadcasted on ESPN. He was the Dutch Champion in Trackmania between 2011 and 2016 and was 3rd at the World Championships in 2013. What's trending? Esports Investment insights Esports marketing and media Responsible gaming Gaming and education Building esports infrastructure Gaming & Blockchain Mobile gaming and esports Virtual and Augmented Reality

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