Day9.TV was founded in 2009 by Sean Plott and Eric Burkhart, two university graduates of Harvey Mudd College who have become evangelists for gaming, eSports and the gamer lifestyle. Capitalizing on innovations in video streaming technology, Eric and Sean offer fresh, smart Internet television content for gamers, with more than 6 million views a month.
Plott’s autobiographical television special, “My Life of StarCraft” has been widely acclaimed as an articulate and entertaining defense of gaming and has become a YouTube sensation, with more than 2.7 million views to date.
In 2010, Plott was named PC Gamer’s “Gamer of the Year.” In 2011 he was honored on the Forbes “30 Under 30” list for entertainment. DayTV has been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and Chicago Public Radio as well as The Economist, PCWorld, Kotaku, and Business Insider.