From the Page to the Stage: Matthew Ball to Unlock the Metaverse at SBC Summit Barcelona

August 19, 2023
Bestselling Author Matthew Ball to Give Keynote on the Metaverse in Barcelona

Key Takeaways:

  • Matthew Ball, renowned metaverse expert and bestselling author, is set to deliver a keynote at the SBC Summit Barcelona 2023, one of SBC’s largest events.
  • His keynote will explore the potential of the metaverse to transform the gambling industry, leveraging augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to create immersive experiences.
  • Ball’s extensive career includes roles at Amazon Studios, The Chernin Group’s Otter Media, and Accenture, and he currently serves as the CEO of Epyllion.

Embracing the Metaverse:

Matthew Ball, a distinguished metaverse expert, tech authority, media producer, and bestselling author, is poised to deliver a keynote address at the much-anticipated SBC Summit Barcelona 2023. Scheduled as the opening keynote speaker on September 21st, Ball’s appearance at this prominent conference and trade show is generating significant excitement, especially following his impactful digital keynote at the 2022 edition of the event.

Ball’s renown is primarily attributed to his groundbreaking work, “The Metaverse,” a comprehensive exploration of the metaverse’s transformative potential. Within the pages of this book, Ball delves deep into the immersive digital universe, uncovering its core concepts, underlying technologies, and profound impacts on various industries, economies, social interactions, and personal experiences. This work has solidified Ball as one of the most influential voices in the metaverse realm.

Unlocking the Future of the Metaverse:

During his keynote, Ball will delve into the metaverse’s future and emerging technologies, particularly their potential to revolutionize the gambling industry through innovative engagement and monetization strategies. He will focus on the role of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in unlocking transformative gaming experiences. By drawing on his expertise, Ball aims to spark discussions around a dynamic and interconnected future where the gambling industry thrives within this immersive digital landscape.

In anticipation of his keynote, Ball expressed his excitement: “Gaming has always been at the forefront of digital transformation – from new devices to business models, events, and experiences. I’m delighted to speak at the SBC Summit Barcelona, review why and how members of the audience should embrace the metaverse, and speak in person with the summit’s many leaders, entrepreneurs, and attendees.”

A Career of Influence:

Matthew Ball’s illustrious career encompasses various influential roles. He has served as the Global Head of Strategy for Amazon Studios, Director at The Chernin Group’s Otter Media, and an Executive at Accenture. Presently, he holds the position of CEO at Epyllion, a company that offers advisory services, produces TV series, films, video games, and makes venture investments. Notably, Ball co-founded the NYSE-listed Roundhill Ball Metaverse ETF, a prominent gaming or Metaverse ETF that made its mark as the largest sector ETF launch of 2021.

His expertise and insights have graced prestigious publications such as the New York Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Washington Post, Vice, CNN, Financial Times, and BBC, cementing his reputation as a trusted voice in the realm of technology and the metaverse.

Envisioning a Metaverse Future:

Rasmus Sojmark, CEO & Founder of SBC, expressed enthusiasm about welcoming Matthew Ball to SBC Summit Barcelona. He acknowledged the challenge of comprehending the concept of the metaverse but commended Ball’s exceptional work in explaining its intricacies. Sojmark’s objective is to introduce the audience to the concept and inspire them to explore uncharted possibilities that the metaverse offers.

Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or someone intrigued by the prospects of the new digital reality, Ball’s keynote promises to expand your horizons and offer an exciting glimpse into the forthcoming metaverse revolution.

For those eager to delve into the metaverse realm, SBC Summit Barcelona offers an unparalleled opportunity. With more than 350 exhibitors and insights from over 450 industry executives and specialists, the event is a must-attend for those seeking to stay at the forefront of industry trends and innovations.

Attendees of SBC Summit Barcelona will have an exclusive opportunity to receive a copy of “The Metaverse.”

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