For more than 30 years, David Geddes has been an avid pop culture, action sports and game fanatic — passionate about the creation of digital hubs as an economic development opportunity. Geddes is currently CEO at the International Sports Technology Association and president at the United States Esports Federation. Additionally, he has his own sports and entertainment consulting business. Geddes advocates for entrepreneur-led economic development in numerous organizations and lectures university students on digital sports and entrainment challenges. He is widely respected as a global unifier addressing technical instabilities and workforce challenges.