raig “Pro Skills” Skilling is an award winning college educator, event producer, consultant and keynote speaker on all things tech, innovation, sports, entertainment, Esports, Web 3 and entrepreneurship. He is the founder of the Influencer Brand , LLC an entertainment & event consulting company who launched the Esports Pro Skills Academy as a means to more minority representation in the gaming industry. Skilling is the co-founder of BITE-CON (The Black Innovation, Technology & Entertainment) Conference which has highlighted minorities impacting the Fintech, Web 3 and digital societal shift. As an education and entertainment industry influencer Craig continues to consult on projects alongside institutions, governments, tourism boards and businesses who are ready to implement innovative programming while embracing industry best practice. Craig is driven by the success of ALL who are doing amazing things; especially those who have sat in his classroom, attended a workshop, presentation or event. He is a proud family man who advocates for diversity, equity and inclusion for youth, teens and young adults through various mentorship programs while completing his doctoral dissertation at Saint Thomas University.