Andy Swanson is a 17-year veteran of the video game industry. His career began in 1998 in advertising sales at Future US where he eventually became the publisher of PC Gamer, OXM, and PSM in Future's Games Group. In 2007, he joined Ubisoft as Senior Director of Strategic Sales and Partnerships. Later in 2010 he joined GameFly as VP of Digital Business Development. In 2013, Andy was hired by Twitch with his current focus on planning, evangelizing, and executing the strategy around brand sponsorships and integrations within Twitch's esports ecosystem. He also manages sponsorship opportunities around Twitch's Events Group, including TwitchCon, E3, and PAX.