Angela Bernhard Thomas is Co-Founder and CEO of INGAME ESPORTS and Co-Founder of the Esports Leadership Salon in NYC. INGAME is an esports services company delivering turn-key solutions for businesses, government, and academic organizations. Specialties include strategy, program development, and management of gaming and esports venues. The Esports Leadership Salon unites senior-level peers in a setting that demands the thoughtful exchange of ideas with the ability to have wide-reaching influence in the gaming and esports industry. Angela sees opportunities in gaming to both drive blockchain technology as well as be shaped by it. Angela serves as the US Board President of ECDC, a not for profit that supports the work of CNN Superhero, Pushpa Basnet, improving the lives of children at risk in Nepal. Angela lives in Connecticut and works in NYC and Atlantic City.