Ms. Bernhard Thomas is an award-winning Executive Producer with 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. As Managing Partner, she pioneered The Gamer Agency, the ﬁrst agency of it’s kind fully dedicated to esports. Before the agency’s acquisition by Bruin Sports Group, Angela developed and managed executive operations for the Microsoft Mixer Esports and Gaming Studio in Manhattan and led the creative direction for more than thirty original gaming shows. In 2016 she co-founded the Esports Leadership Salon in NYC, a private network of C-suite executives in the video game industry representing companies such as Pepsi, Turner, ESL, Xbox, Twitch, and Activision Blizzard. Recently she led the development of the esports program for the City of Atlantic City, a P3 with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, managing esports event curation, marketing, production, and allocation of public incentive funds.