Dante Simpson is the co-founder of ESPAT AI and CEO of ESPAT TV, a premium content and production collective company with collaborative partners, Ridley Scott Creative Group, PRG, Zoic Studios, Petrol Ad, Movers & Shakers and Unbridled Media. Via our collaborators, works include: production for Fortnite Spotlight Series, Dreamhack, Fortnite World Cup, Marvels, ELEAGUE and many more.
A 20+ year marketer and business developer, Simpson was previously the Vice President of Business Development for The Gucci Group, helping build the future vision of it’s signature brands and the embracing of cultural strategies and positioning. An avid music lover, Simpson later joined SonyBMG Music Entertainment as its Vice President of Business Development leading the brand and partnerships programs to the valued #1 music house, globally.
Dante benefits from his experiences with Sony BMG and The Gucci Group, with prior executive experience in the gaming and esports industry, to share creativity, insights and development, globally. A longtime marketing and lifestyle veteran who has spent decades identifying and activating a new generation of consumers and thought-leaders, helping them thrive in the changing cultural landscape.
He holds an MBA from the New York University, Stern School and a BA in Marketing from The Ohio State University. As a serial entrepreneur, Dante has led 2 businesses to exit and is a proud Board Member of Multicultural Media Correspondents Association.