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Hangin' With ... Twitch VP Andy Swanson

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 26 / 16

ANDY SWANSON is VP of social video platform Twitch. The site, which carries live gaming and allows viewers to interact during online broadcasts, was founded in '11. The platform is available all over the globe, and its popularity -- along with esports as a whole -- is growing rapidly. The industry...

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