Grant Paranjape

VP of Esports Business Washington Justice

Grant Paranjape is the Vice President of Esports Business for the Washington Justice, D.C.’s Overwatch League franchise team. With a background in both endemic esports and traditional sports, Paranjape brings a wealth of experience as the franchise continues to cement its place as a premier esports organization and establish DC as a best-in-class destination for esports. In his role with the Justice, Grant Paranjape leads business and team operations for the franchise. This year alone, he oversaw the relocation of the team’s headquarters to Penn Quarter, in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. Recognized for these efforts, Paranjape was a recipient of both the Sports Business Journal New Voices Under 30 and Front Office Sports Rising 25 awards, highlighting his innovation and leadership within the esports industry.

Speaker Sessions

Day 2: Wednesday 21st July

Session 4: Venue Flexibility Part 1 - Using design to unlock esports in your facility (LIVE panel)


As venue operators and executives finalise their reopening plans, there is a growing awareness of the need to diversify and maximise their event calendars to begin to recover their recent revenue losses. Venue ‘flexibility’ is key to unlocking all parts of your venue to host a wider variety of events including esports. An expert panel of leading architects discuss how venues of all kinds can repurpose and reassess their existing building spaces to be able to successfully host a wide variety of esports and gaming related events.

: 14:00-15:00
Matt Wilson Floris Looij