Featured Session: Beyond Gaming: Ninja on the Future of Entertainment

Mar 11, 2022

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

With over 65 million dedicated fans and armed with an innate drive to share new worlds with that community, Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, is the face of streaming. From championing new games and technology to exploring a variety of media like comics and movies, Ninja's try everything approach has brought him huge success and a loyal fandom. The streaming world has grown exponentially thanks to an influx of gamers and community members and Ninja has navigated the changes the industry has thrown at him all while leading his audience across platforms and through bleak times. Join us as we talk with him and his long time manager Jessica Blevins about the efforts it takes to be a successful streamer and how to properly pivot that success into mainstream acceptance without burning your audience.

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photo of Jessica Blevins
Jessica Blevins

Team Ninja

photo of Tyler (Ninja) Blevins
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