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Andrew Haworth

Andrew Haworth

Vice President, BLAST Ecosystems, Valve and Riot Games

BLAST creates, produces, broadcasts and distributes premium esports entertainment underpinned by industry-leading technology. The company is on a mission to take esports to the next level of global entertainment — by exciting and inviting billions of fans to join the esports revolution.

BLAST works with some of the world’s best game publishers and brands to elevate their properties into amazing esports experiences - having delivered tournaments, content and shows in a variety of games, including: Counter-Strike, Rainbow Six Siege, DOTA 2, VALORANT, Apex Legends, FIFA 2022, Rocket League and Fortnite.

Prior to BLAST, Andrew Haworth spent eight years with Live Nation UK, running festivals across the UK, including creating and delivering the London wide live sites for the 2012 Olympics attracting over 1.2 million people, recommissioning the Olympic Park & Stadium as an event space in 2023 and working on the BBC Radio 1 Big Weekends. He has been the driving force behind the operational and production elements of BLAST’s global events that reach millions of people around the world while visiting exciting locations along the way. In his current role, he oversees BLAST output across all Valve and Riot Games-related activity.