Devin Murphy

Esports Events Lead, North America Riot Games

Devin Murphy is the North American Esports Events Lead at Riot Games, where since 2018 he has been designing a roadmap to take the LCS [North American League of Legends professional league] Finals semi-annually to new markets and venues, while expanding the on-site experience and incorporating a growing roster of partners. Prior to COVID, Devin was spearheading collaboration with sports commissions, CVBs, and corporate partners to bring economic impact to cities such as Detroit ($4.64MM for 2019 Summer Finals). His most recent event was the LCS Mid-Season Showdown, produced live at Los Angeles' iconic Greek Theatre in late April 2021, and prior to that he collaborated with Grammy-nominated rapper Logic to produce an opening ceremony for 2020 Summer Finals in the age of COVID. He has been with Riot Games since early 2015.

Speaker Sessions

Day 1: Tuesday 20th July

Session 3: Understanding the expectations of the Esports Buyer (LIVE Q&A)


Esports Buyers are not who you think they are...welcome to video gaming leads coming from production coordinators, publishing event directors and brand marketing executives along with tournament organizers looking to bring their game, or community together under one roof. Learn from expert "Esports Buyers," who organize global events for professional level esports tournaments.  They will tell their side of the story as to what they are looking for in a destination and venue.

: 16:30-17:30
Andrew Haworth Luke Thompson