Chris Kindt serves as the chief marketing officer for GCN, Inc. (Gaming Community Network), part of the GameSquare Esportsgroup of companies. He is responsible for driving GCN’s brand across its network of community sites, content creators, influencers and tournament/event operators as well as helping clients create bespoke strategies to guide their brands into the rapidly growing $160 billion global gaming industry. As an award-winning marketer known for building brands and driving business results, Kindt played a key role in the launch of VENN as its senior vice president of marketing and communications. Prior to VENN, he was also senior vice president for activation and communications for Red Bull Media House where he was responsible for overseeing the interplay of paid, owned, shared and earned media across all marketing and PR, The Red Bulletin and Consumer Affairs. He has also worked with several blue-chip brands including Apple, PlayStation, T-Mobile, Sony Electronics, Hewlett Packard and American Express.