Senior Designer, HKS Sports & Entertainment
Chi Bhatia is a Senior Designer at HKS London - a global design and strategy consultancy focused on Sports & Entertainment. Chi graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in architecture and business. He now designs stadiums, arenas, and training facilities. Chi’s area of focus is on the innovation and ‘convergence’ of digital content with physical environments,ranging from technology’s role (hardware and software) in making ‘smart stadiums’ as well as defining the esports and gaming strategy for HKS. Chi has been involved with projects ranging from SoFi Stadium (70,000 seats) home to the LA Rams & Chargers in Los Angeles, to V.HIVE, Europe’s largest esport concept store for Team Vitality in Paris.
Chi is also involved in the origination, analysis, and execution of opportunities with LOGE Capital Partners (an affiliate of HKS). LOGE Capital focuses on advisory services and ventures for the sports, esports, technology and real estate ecosystem.
Chi’s experiences of living and working in Asia, the US and Europe have given him an understanding of different cultures, allowing him to design and innovate for diverse audiences and markets.