Funs has been in entertainment for over a decade, specializing in different industries from music to sports to gaming. He believes that creativity has the power to solve almost every challenge, no matter the industry. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Funs has traveled all over the world throughout his career, living and working in Amsterdam, Lisbon, Toronto and Los Angeles for companies such as Manrkē, One Legacy Sports and Media.Monks. As Global Gaming Category Lead at Media.Monks, he focuses on utilizing the ever-growing gaming culture to help brands seize the attention of new, diverse audiences worldwide, particularly emerging generations.Having been a fan of video games ever since he was a young boy, Funs entered the gaming industry in 2018 looking for business opportunities. He soon came across FaZe Clan and saw great potential in the competitive esports group. He became an investor in 2019 and has seen it grow into one of the biggest brands in the world. Furthermore, Funs has co-founded several creative companies with his business partner and professional athlete Gregory van der Wiel, including Block Party and Bare Knuckle. Besides his strong entrepreneurial spirit, what drives Funs is delivering top-notch creative work that tickles people’s senses. Every day, he pushes to create entertainment that is better than yesterday.
18-Sep-2023Showcase TheatreIs in-game advertising a game-changer?
Free to AttendHall 12