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Derek Watford

Director of Product Design
Derek Watford is the Director of Product Design at LeagueSpot. He is a military veteran and community activist who believes gaming was the gateway to his successful tech career. He uses that knowledge to help drive the gaming industry forward while advocating for diversity and economic empowerment.

Derek is a seasoned designer and a pioneer in the esports industry. His experience includes talent management, brand building, and tournament/event production, such as his history-making MADDEN GOD tournament with BIT at Disney.

Derek understands the importance of preparing the next generation for success. He believes exposure plays a vital role in personal and professional development. He is passionate about engaging underrepresented communities and creating change that inspires our youth to create, innovate and thrive.

He believes Esports can help promote economic empowerment, social inclusion, and diversity.
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