John Davidson

Founder & CEO of DLC, Host of The DLC Drop Podcast, Chairman of Esports Trade Assoc., Skateboarder

A TEDx and active speaker on esports and youth marketing, John engages audiences with his entertaining speaking style while making complex insights easy to understand.

Fee range:  Keynote: $12,000 – $15,000 + $1,000 for Travel
Travels from: Dallas, TX
Virtual: $9,000 – $12,000

John Davidson, TEDx and active speaker on gaming and youth marketing, is formerly the Head of Partnerships at GameStop, currently Founder and CEO of Davidson Learning Company (DLC), leads esports business development for PRG, the world’s leading event technology company, serves as Chair of the Esports Trade Association, a Business Contributor to the USA Today Network and Host of The DLC DROP Podcast.

Through a diverse career in skateboarding, video production, marketing and business development, John has a unique perspective and understanding of sub-cultures and consumer behavior.

  • How Brands Can be Successful in Esports
  • Making Sense of the Metaverse
  • Reach the Unreachables – How to effectively engage core subcultures through marketing
  • How to Build a Personal Brand
  • My personal story – from telemarketing, selling vacuums door to door, touring the country skateboarding and rise to thought leadership