Jens Hilgers

Jens Hilgers

Jens Hilgers is the Founder and CEO of DOJO Madness, a big data company in eSports focusing on coaching and training tools for gamers and eSports fans. Since graduating with a degree in software development in the late 90’s, Jens founded and led multiple startups in tech, games, and foremost, the eSports business. In 2000, he founded Turtle Entertainment. As CEO for ten years, Jens grew the company into the world's most prestigious eSports brand and, along with it, paved the way for eSports to go mainstream. In 2010, he transitioned to Chairman of the Board. After relocating to Berlin in 2011, Jens began to actively invest in and support startups in the gaming space. In addition to leading DOJO Madness, Jens invests in eSports companies with his investment vehicle BITKRAFT.

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Phil Hunt

Phil Hunt

Phil Hunt is the founder and Co-Managing Director of Bankside Films and Head Gear Films, which is now one of the UK’s biggest financiers, having invested $40m in 30 films in the past 12 months. Other aspects of his career include being a BAFTA member and mentor to NFTS producing students and others. He is founder and festival director of the British Film Festival of Kurdistan, Iraq (www.bffk.net). Phil began producing feature films in the mid 90’s with micro budgets that occasionally found more than a micro audience. His previous career was in advertising and as a music photographer. He sporadically still dusts off his Hasselblad. 

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