Ethan Schwartz is a senior at Emerson College, studying Sports Communication with a minor in Leadership & Management. Ethan

has been involved in esports for three years, but is a lifelong gamer who understands the potential that the esports industry has. In November 2019, he was the Co-Executive Producer of a charity livestream for the GRAMMY™️ Music Education Coalition, bringing together the music and esports industries.

Student Chairman & Track Lead - Lifestyle

Ethan Schwartz

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Brazilian with a MS in Game Science and Design from Northeastern University, Rick Menasce has more than 10 years of graphic design experience in diversified areas and was responsible for igniting and giving life to Northeastern University Esports Program, where he still works as the Esports Administrative and Operations Assistant.

Chief Programming Officer & Track Lead - Academic

Rick Menasce

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From northern New Hampshire, John is a senior journalism major

at Emerson College, and head

of social media for the College Esports Expo. At Emerson he is

a member of the Esports club,

as the communications lead and

the Overwatch Coordinator. As

the coordinator for the Overwatch Team he led the team to two top four finishes in the Boston Uprising Collegiate Cup. he has done social media and public relations work for the Trustees of Reservations and for

the Lock Podcast.

Social Media Lead

John Lyons

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​Kevin Mitchell has spent the last

20 years focused on the intersection of gaming, music, film, TV, and technology. After achieving several Grammy Award nominations and winning a Billboard Award as a music executive, Mitchell noticed that technology was disrupting consumers consumption habits so he transitioned into the immersive experience sector of the entertainment business. This passion for convergence leads Kevin to become one of the driving forces

to bring the business of competitive video gaming into the classrooms

and launching an esports program

in the Sports Communications Department at Emerson College. 

CEX Founder & Managing Director

Kevin Mitchell

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Dawson Golove is a business student studying for a BS in Esports Management at Becker College. As he studies, Dawson immerses himself into esports related activities across campus as he manages streaming talent, assists in operating gaming tournaments and plays as a substitute on one of the school’s League of Legends teams. This came after he founded and established a high school esports program that attracted over 100 members which won the inaugural Strong Island Overwatch tournament. Due to his program’s success, Dawson was recommended for a Congressional Proclamation award which he was awarded for community activism and leadership. He was also interviewed by Channel 12 News and Newsday for his views on the emerging market.

Student Vice-Chairman & Track Lead - Player Performance

Dawson Golove

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Vincent Carrabino is an Esports Management student at Becker College and a League of Legends Varsity Player. Currently looking to grow esports with a focus on local early esports introduction.

Track Lead - Technology

Vincent Carrabino

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Emily Chin has a BA in Communication and was the President of Esports at UMass Amherst. Recently she has been running events local to Boston with Super League Gaming, and nation-wide with PAX! Her passions involve working with communities to create meaningful relationships and amazing experiences. You can find Emily at local fighting game weeklies, trying out new recipes, or probably taking a nap before running her next event.

Sponsorship and Event Operations Manager

Emily Chin

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About CEX

What started as a student organization and think tank has evolved into a multifaced conference, focused on educating others on how to traverse

the ever expanding esports ecosystem.

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