Ryan WyattGlobal Head of Gaming and AR/VR, Content and Partnerships at YouTube
Ryan Wyatt oversees two businesses at YouTube, both the Gaming business and the growing Virtual Reality business. As the Global Head of Gaming Content, Ryan leads a team from around the world to manage global Gaming Publisher partnerships, Top Gaming Creators, live streamers, Esports teams and Esports Leagues. In addition to his Gaming role, Ryan leads the Global VR business overseeing global strategy, VR first companies, content and operations work, budget development, and cross-functional work.
Ryan joined YouTube in 2014 to create the Gaming vertical, and has since lead Gaming at YouTube to be the biggest Gaming content platform in the world, and has also done the same for the Virtual Reality video business on YouTube. Previously, Ryan worked in senior roles with major gaming industry companies, including Vice President of Programming with Major League Gaming and Head of Live and eSports at Machinima. As a prominent Esports personality, Ryan is known for his strategic contributions in growing the Esports scene while in his former roles. Ryan was honored to be named in Forbes “30 Under 30” List in the Games category for Top Young Designers, Executives and Players. Ryan is also a New York Times Best Selling Author with his work on “OpTic Gaming: The Making of eSports Champions."