Nicholas Koo
Chairman & Co-founder, SCOGA

Speaker Profile

Nicholas co-founded and chairs Singapore’s Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (SCOGA). In 2018, more 75,000 participants from 13 countries have turned up for SCOGA's esports events in person with more than 6.5 million unique online viewers at a peak concurrent viewership of more than 10,000. These events included Asian Games Esports Singapore Qualifiers, Campus Game Fest, Asian Football Gaming Championship, Garena AOV Cup, and Alisport's World Electronic Sports Games Singapore Qualifiers in partnership with AirAsia. Over the past 10 years, millions have participated in SCOGA's events live in person and many more online. Nicholas has a passion on supporting talents in this sector and has pioneered several initiatives including an esports academy with comprehensive full-time and part time programs attended by more than 700 players to date.

As a private media and tech investor, Nicholas serves on the boards of startups and also chairs Singapore Computer Society’s Interactive Digital Media Chapter. He volunteers on government committees and boards and was recently honored both as a Friend of MCCY (Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth) and Friend of MSF (Ministry of Social and Family Development).

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