Chris Buckner is the co-founder and CEO of Mainline - an esports tournament software and event management company that focuses primarily on the collegiate market. Mainline currently partners directly with universities to help them manage, monetize, and market their esports initiatives in an effort to grow their programs. They have assisted ESPN with their Collegiate Esports Championship as well as EA Sports and the NFL with their official collegiate esports leagues. In addition, Chris founded FanReact, a social CMS licensed software company, was the host for The FanReact Hour, a nationally syndicated radio show on the SBNation Radio Network, and the co-host of an all-new esports television show, The META, that aired locally on Kube 57 and on Twitch.
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