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Ethan Evans

Twitch
EVP Commerce, Developers, and Twitch Prime
Talk
Twitch: How streaming is changing how we play
Watching others play video games on Twitch is popular, but you already knew that. How does a game developer harness the dynamic between player, creator, and game in order to make games that people play, watch, pay for, and play again? Join Ethan Evans, Executive VP of Commerce, Developers, and Twitch Prime as he walks through the science behind the online influencer phenomenon and what game developers must build to stay relevant amidst new audience behaviors of the digital native generation.

Bio
Ethan Evans is the Executive VP of Commerce, Developers, and Twitch Prime at Twitch where he oversees all commerce activities including Cheering & Bits and Subscriptions, as well as technical integration with Game Developers. Prior to Twitch, Ethan served as the Vice President of the Amazon App Store. Ethan also led Amazon’s first game studio, formed by the acquisition of Reflexive Entertainment. Ethan holds a MSEE in Robotics from Purdue University and a BS in Computer Engineering and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
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