Chris Buckner

Co-Founder & CEO,
Mainline

Chris Buckner

Co-Founder & CEO,
Mainline

Biography

Chris Buckner is the co-founder and CEO of Mainline – an esports tournament software and event management company that focuses primarily on the collegiate market. Mainline currently partners directly with universities to help them manage, monetize, and market their esports initiatives in an effort to grow their programs. They also assisted ESPN with their Collegiate Esports Championship. Chris is also a co-founder of Cannon Ventures, an Angel Investor network in Houston that raises funds for startups as well as a co-founder of Come & Take It Apparel, a collegiate-branded sock company. In addition, Chris was the host for The FanReact Hour, a nationally syndicated radio show on the SBNation Radio Network and the co-host of an all-new esports television show, The META, that aired locally on Kube 57 and on Twitch.