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Content Creators Are King Too (Presented by Mastercard)

Berkley Egenes  (Chief Marketing Officer, Xsolla)

Kedreon Cole  (Founder & CEO, XR Sports Group)

Tania Baptista  (Vice President for Send Product & Platform, Mastercard)

Thyda Chhuan  (Director for Fintech & Segment Solutions, Mastercard)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 22

Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Advocacy, Business & Marketing

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All


Gaming today is about building a community. Many gamers play for others to watch, some enjoy watching others play and others choose to build the games for people to buy and play. It's a shared experience and intersecting this community and economy are content creators. While content is king, the creators of that content, as well as those disbursing the funds, often experience inefficiencies when it comes to payouts.

In this session, Berkley Egenes from Xsolla, Ked Cole from XR Sports Group and Tania Baptista from Mastercard will discuss how innovative payment solutions that have worked in other industries can streamline and accelerate payouts in gaming to help content creators thrive.


From this panel discussion, attendees will get a better understanding of the challenges content creators are facing with payouts, learn about recent creator payout solutions in gaming and how learnings from other industries could be brought to gaming for further innovation. Additionally, to discuss the future of creator payouts with the rise of new technologies such as Web3.

Intended Audience

This is for content creators and people who manage creator payouts at their firms. No prerequisite knowledge is required.