Daniel Slawson

Software Development Lead
University of York

Dan leads the software development team of Weavr, a revolutionary £5.8m R&D esports project, funded as one of four flagship projects by the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund's Audience of the Future programme. 

Weavr is a groundbreaking technology platform that uses live game data and machine learning to create meaningful and highly personalised mixed-reality experiences for esports.

Dan is a physicist turned software engineer and a lifelong lover of games. He received his Masters in Physics from the University of Nottingham and has 5 years experience working as a software engineer across various industries including the renewable energy sector.

Before joining Weavr, Dan helped develop the world's first domestic vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric vehicle charger for a leading UK energy technology company.