Sam Li, an experienced investor and advisor in the sports tech industry, joined Blocksport’s Advisory Board to support Blocksport’s key management in international scaling and business development in traditional sports as well as help the company to access top sports clubs, leagues and federations.
“I’m excited to join Blocksports’ journey as it continues to impact the esports space through innovative solutions for esports organizations. The esports industry has tremendous growth ahead and Blocksport is primed to capture a significant portion of the market”, Sam Li comments on his new Advisory role in Blocksport.
Sam has over ten years of experience in the traditional sports industry, having served as Vice President at the NBA and Head of International Business Strategy for Sina Sports. Sam’s investment portfolio includes over thirty startups, several of which have gone on to raise over $150 million cumulatively.
Sam also serves as mentor/advisor for a few of the most selective accelerators including Stadia Ventures, Techstar, Startupbootcamp and HYPE Innovation. Sam has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School and dual bachelor degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. He also has a LEAD Certificate in Corporate Innovation from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Sam is a speaker at industry conferences including Leaders, SportsPro, SportsAccord, Sportel, APOS, All That Matters, SPIA, Soccerex, etc.