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Wednesday, March 28 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Keynote - The Bar of Tomorrow: e-Sports, Streaming & Innovation

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Our industry is in transition.  This panel will look at the “disruptive innovation” impacting the bar business and what you need to do to capitalize on it.  e-Sports, streaming & evolving social interaction technologies create an entirely new landscape in which you’re engaging your next customer.  Gen Z, Gen X, and Millennials present unique challenges and opportunities but let’s not forget the Baby Boomers.

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Thom Greco

Owner, Greco Holdings, Inc.
Thom Greco is educated as a scientist with a degree in biology and chemistry but, also pursued hospitality while a student. At age 17 he owned his first nightclub, an under 21 dance club, The Vox Box, which within two years resulted in three locations and a TV show on the nationally... Read More →

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Bill Dever

Chief Strategist, Harena Data
Bill served as President of Spark Interactive Corporation, the first company in North America to deliver fully interactive video on dark fiber.His partners in these ventures included AT&T, Sun Microsystems, General Electric, and Pace. He also served as President of Stimulus Net Inc... Read More →
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Nick Fotheringham

Owner, The Nerd in Downtown Las Vegas
Mr. Fotheringham has been building gaming communities and throwing one of a kind events for almost two decades. He has organized and built events for industry leaders such as: Microsoft, Nintendo, Blizzard, 343, Twitch, The Pokemon Company and many others. He has planned and executed... Read More →
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JT Gleason

Director of Integration Success & Developer Success, Twitch.tv
JT Gleason is the Director of Integration Success on the Developer Success team at Twitch. He has been writing software and managing software engineering for 20 years. He started at Twitch in 2011 soon after its official launch as one of the company’s first full time Engineers focused... Read More →
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Armando Lanuti

President, Creative Works, Inc.
For more than 15 years, Armando Lanuti has made his impact on the entertainment industry as an operator, consultant, marketer, product developer and sales manager. Having worked as both a vendor and an operator, Lanuti’s unique industry insight allows him to help entertainment operators... Read More →
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Shawn Smith

President, Harena Data
Shawn Smith is a career entrepreneur and Millennial who has built several successful brands and businesses in the increasingly digital era. Where many established businesses struggle to grasp the preferences of the Millennial demographic, he is able to tap directly into his own experiences... Read More →

Wednesday March 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am PDT
Room S222