Full Name
Corey Smith
Blizzard Entertainment
Job Title
Director, Live Operations
Speaker Bio
Corey has been working as an engineering leader in events and OTT platform build-out, bringing new solutions to business through sound engineering practices and a wealth of industry experience over the last 20 years in the IT space and almost a decade in online television.
Previously at Washington Mutual in 2008 leading the engineering efforts for wamu.com he left to pursue platform engineering duties at Xbox Live. For most of the last 10 years, Corey has been building and managing several teams within Xbox Live, Sinclair Broadcasting, and now Blizzard Entertainment. Running the spectrum from global content delivery, large data transfer to video encoding, live streaming of television events at scale to delivering the local news from around the country, he works in esports now, serving this new creative future of competitive sports for a new generation to be help shape this new industry.
Corey Smith