Major esports personnel changes in 2022

by Adam Fitch  ·  Updated 
Major esports personnel changes in 2022

The esports industry is alluring to many, from avid gamers to technology and sports executives looking to get in on the next big thing. It's challenging to stay on top of all the changes in the esports workforce considering how many companies the industry is made up of but it's helpful to know the main movers and shakers, so we're compiling just that!

Below, broken down by month, we're rounding up the most significant esports personnel changes throughout 2022. (And remember, if you're looking for a new gaming or esports job then you're in the right place!)


Elissa Young
Senior Manager of PR and Communications, ONE Esports N/A

Donald Boyce
Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Partnerships, Cloud9 Head of Business Development and Sales, G2 Esports

Navneet Randhawa
Marketing Director, OS Studios Marketing Director for Esports, Golden State Warriors

Mie Melander
Head of Account Management, Freaks 4U Gaming Director of Commercial, Freaks 4U Gaming

Chris "PapaSmithy" Smith
General Manager for League of Legends, 100 Thieves President and Chief Gaming Officer, FlyQuest

Rita Landells
Director of Creative Strategy and Brand Partnerships, Complexity Gaming Director of Marketing, Complexity Gaming

Kai Henry
Chief Strategy Officer, FaZe Clan N/A

OpTic Gaming
H3CZ returned to his position as CEO of OpTic Gaming in October.


Zeynep Gencaga
Senior Manager of Business Development Esports in Europe and MENA, Riot Games Senior Director of Global Esports and Competitive Gaming, Ubisoft

Debs Scott-Bowden
Gaming & Esports Lead, CSM Sports & Entertainment Head of Gaming and Esports at CSM Sport & Entertainment

Devin Mefford
Director of Interactive Productions, Tempo Founder, TBA

Taylor Johnson
Project Manager for Digital Health, Statespace Head of Performance, Evil Geniuses

Ross Deason
Head of Editorial Operations, Dexerto Director of Content for Esports and Streaming, GAMURS Group

Tom Searfoss
Esports Statistics Analyst, Riot Games Product Owner, Sportsradar

Peter Bowman
Vice President of Esports Business Strategy, ReKTGlobal N/A

Anthony John Agnello
Vice President of Creative Strategy, ReKTGlobal Creative Strategy Lead, IGN

Adam Rymer
CEO, OpTic Gaming Strategic Advisor, OpTic Gaming

Hector Rodriguez
President, OpTic Gaming CEO, OpTic Gaming

Milly Clay
Freelance Vice President of Digital Platform Marketing, ESL FACEIT Group

Tay Riley
Medical Records Technician, Health First Community Manager, Misfits Gaming Group

Andrew Trulli
Marketing Manager for Esports and Influencers Senior Esports Manager, SteelSeries

Robert Wylie
Head of Social Media, Guild Esports Head of Social Media, OG Esports

Joe Creasey
Head of Marketing, LDN UTD Gaming and Esports Manager, CAA

Jud Hannigan
CEO, Allied Esports N/A

Connor Wells
Talent and Brand Manager, Quadrant Head of Operations, Quadrant

Grace Aitman
Marketing Executive, Guild Esports N/A

Cody Luongo
Senior PR Associate, JSA+Partners Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, Rivalry

Complexity Gaming
Bee Yancey was named Head of Partnerships and Brand Experience for GameSquare Esports in September.


Jeff Simpkins
Director of Operations, Resolve Esports → Chief Operating Officer, Resolve Esports

Kasey Kramer
Vice President of Product, Belong Gaming Chief Product Officer, Vindex

Niclas Nybjerg
Senior Sales Manager, Astralis Commercial Lead at and Astralis Nexus, Astralis

Adam Savinson
Esports Director, Betway Group N/A

Julien Dupont
Head of Partner Development, Fnatic N/A

Anton Fagerham
Head of Communications and Public Relations, Ninjas in Pyjamas N/A

Alex McBride
Global Head of Esports, EGL Head of Esports, Pinnacle

Ryan Barnett
Senior Operations Manager, Guild Esports Senior Operations Manager, EXCEL ESPORTS

Steve Birkhold
Chief Merchandising Officer, XSET Chief Operating Officer, XSET

Marco Mereu
Chief Operating Officer, XSET N/A

André Schneider
Head of People and Culture, Contorion Senior Director of People Operations, Bayes Esports

Christopher Bohlmann
Strategic Projects Lead, Bayes Esports Director of Growth and Finance, Bayes Esports

Xavier Ramos
Head of Marketing, FaZe Clan Executive Vice President of Pop and Rock Marketing, Interscope Records

Yinghua Chen
President, Allied Esports Chief Executive Officer, Allied Esports

Derek Chestnut
Vice President of Consumer Products, FaZe Clan Head of Consumer Products, GameSquare Esports

Tobias Vogt
Director of Commercial Operations, ESL Vice President of Commercial Planning and Operations, ESL FACEIT Group

Fernando Escamilla Valdez
Senior Esports Operation Manager, Activision Blizzard Associate Director of League Planning and Execution, Activision Blizzard

Marco Cavazzana
Managing Director, stratosfär Vice President of Creative Studios, Ninjas in Pyjamas

James Dean
Managing Director, ESL UK Director of UK Strategy and Commercial, ESL FACEIT Group

Jonas Alsaker Vikan
Investigative Reporter, Senior Director of Product, ESL FACEIT Group

André Stahlberg
Head of IT Event, ESL Director of Event IT, ESL FACEIT Group

Danielle Johnson
Teacher, CFBISD Director of Education and School Programs, Esposure

Chantal-Denise Ortega
N/A Brand Partnerships Manager in North America, Galaxy Racer

Borja Ibáñez Valls
Senior Account Executive, SPORTFIVE Partnerships Manager, EXCEL ESPORTS

Ian DuChene
Pro Tour Manager for Mobile in North America, ESL Senior Product Manager, ESL FACEIT Group

Andrea Lieuwen
Regional Vice President, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Chief Financial Officer, ESE Entertainment

Jill Peters
Chief Revenue Officer, Power Poll Chief Operating Officer, GameSquare Esports

Paolo DiPasquale
Managing Director, Canaccord Genuity Group Chief Strategy Officer, GameSquare Esports

Bee Yancey
Senior Director of Partnerships, Complexity Gaming Head of Partnerships and Brand Experience, GameSquare Esports

Jessey Finizio
Director of Client Strategy, Twitch Vice President of Sponsorship Sales, Complexity Gaming

Jon "Blackbeard" Schmid
Senior Social Media Manager, 100 Thieves Director of Social Media, Complexity Gaming

Stephanie Cohen
Director of Brand Partnerships, Apartment Therapy Media Senior Director of Brand Partnerships, GCN

Jack McAuliffe
Account Director, Future plc Senior Director of West Coast Sales, GCN

Rebekah Billingsley
Global Marketing Director, Ecco Shoes Managing Director, Gfinity Digital Media

Zachary Diaz
US Head of Creator Management for LIVE, TikTok → Chief Strategy Officer, OTK

Twitter: Muddawg
Eric "Muddawg" Sanders transitioned from General Manager of Los Angeles Thieves to 100 Thieves' Director of Talent Strategy.


Harry Wiggett
Key Account Manager, GRID esports Head of Sponsorships, GRID esports

Allan Phang
Chief Marketing Officer, Galaxy Racer N/A

Sebastian Weishaar
Chief Product Officer and General Manager, ESL Gaming Chief Product Officer and Manager Director of ESL Gaming Gmbh, ESL

Darren Pilkington
Partner Analysis and Operations Manager, Fnatic Commercial Operations Lead, Fnatic

Andreas Skoglund
Studio Manager of Paradox Arctic, Paradox Interactive Executive Producer, GOALS

Kenichi Oguro
Esports Office, CyberZ Esports Director, Tencent Japan

Artem Bykov
General Manager of Game Management, ESL Commissioner of LEC, Riot Games

Hal Sparks
Manager of Business Integration M&A Head of Player Admins, Evil Geniuses

Nicole Du Cane Spencer
Vice President of Sales and Partnerships, Wisdom Vice President of Partnerships, Misfits Gaming Group

Ashley Pinney
Director of PR and Communications, Wisdom Gaming Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Wisdom Gaming

Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson
Vice President of Esports, Dignitas N/A

Dimitri Vallette
Director of Events, Mars Media International Business Development Manager, Mineski Global

Frank Uddo
Senior Vice President of Global Media, ESL Business Development for Apple Sports Video, Apple

Danielle Fox
Senior Social Media Manager, Crosby Marketing Communications Senior Manager of Digital Content, Counter Logic Gaming

Claus-Peter Schnell
Partnerships Manager, MOUZ Senior Manager of Esports Rights, SPORTFIVE

Edward Gregory
Senior Partnerships Manager Senior Marketing Manager (Partnerships, Apparel, and Esports), Fnatic

Tyler Bond
Partnerships Development Executive, Fnatic Partnerships Manager, DreamHack Sports Games

James McMath
Head of Communications, Luckbox Head of Communications, Midnite

Roald Van Buuren
Director of Esports, FACEIT N/A

Ricardo Gonzalez
Vice President of Content, FlyQuest N/A

Mattie Van Schoor Aikman
Head of Revenue and Platform Operations, 100 Thieves Vice President of Platform Operations and Strategy, Jellysmack

Peter Varga
Research and Analytics Engineer, Fnatic Senior Engineer, Fnatic

Chrystina Martel
Project Manager for Data Protection, ESL Head of Esports Product, BLAST

Troels Robl
Mental and Performance Coach, Heroic Director of Performance, Ninjas in Pyjamas

Grant Rousseau
Director of Esports, Guild Esports Head of Esports and Operations in Europe, Team Falcons

Che Chou
Senior Director of Esports in APAC, Europe, Latin America, and North America, Ubisoft Global Publishing, NetEase Games

Paige Marcinek
Head of Marketing, Nerd Street Manager of Global Digital Marketing, Mastercard

Eric Phan
Senior Creator Partnerships Manager, Jellysmask Account Executive, Botisimo

Nathan Hyeonseop Jeong
Marketing Cell Lead, KRAFTON → Vice President of Partnerships and Marketing, Gen.G

Spencer Held
Talent Manager, FaZe Clan Head of Talent, Galaxy Racer North America

John DeHart
Director of Business Development, Engine Gaming and Media Director of Marketing, Belong Gaming Arenas

Romeo Misao
Country Head for India, Galaxy Racer N/A

Hung Tran
Director of Marketing, Playfly Esports Head of Marketing, Galaxy Racer North America

Ryan Turner
Vice President of Partnerships, Tempo N/A

Rachel Alexander
Senior Account Executive, WFAA Director of Sales and Partnerships, OpTic Gaming

Tony Constantacos
Director of Business Development for Gaming, EC Innovations Director of Business Development, OpTic Gaming

Eric "Muddawg" Sanders
General Manager, Los Angeles Thieves Director of Talent Strategy, 100 Thieves

Daniel Morales Brucher
Partnerships and Alliances Manager for Esports in LATAM, Riot Games EMEA Partnerships and Alliances Manager for League of Legends Esports, Riot Games

Anna Sakagawa
Gaming Marketing Manager in Japan, Red Bull Head of Gaming and Esports in Japan, Red Bull

Benson Te
Commercial and Partnership Director in APAC, Galaxy Racer Consultancy

Moon Weng Leong
Regional Head of Commercial and Partnerships, Galaxy Racer N/A

Alex Francois
Global Head of Competitive Operations, Riot Games Director of Football Business Strategy, NFL

Cristoph Pachler
Managing Director, Critical Content Chief Financial Officer, FaZe Clan

Casper Heiselberg
Director of Marketing Operations, DreamHack Sports Games N/A

Mark Balch
Vice President of Product, Bayes Esports Director of Strategy,

Juana Bischoff
Director of Global Accounts, Bayes Esports Senior Business Development Manager,

Mark Weller
Chief Gaming Officer, Vexed Gaming Esports Team Manager, Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team

Magnus Leppäniemi
Marketing Director, Esports Entertainment Group N/A

Nigma Galaxy
Jan Hoffmann joined Nigma Galaxy as its Head of Operations in July.


Ellen Topley
Head of Talent and Partner Services, Guild Esports Head of Brand and Campaign Management, Guild Esports

Solenne Lagrange
Marketing and Creative Director, Ginx TV Marketing Director, Esports Awards

Ricardo Sinigaglia
CS:GO Team Manager, GODSENT Global Esports Director, 00 Nation

Chico Tattini
Chief Commercial Officer, GoGaming Head of Partnerships (Brazil), 00 Nation

Daniel Sanders
Senior Global Marketing Lead, Tencent Games Director of Marketing, Luckbox

Jake Laumann
Director of Gaming, Lost Tribe Esports Manager, Major League Baseball

Yentl Ip
Product Marketer, HYTE Senior Marketing Manager, Team Liquid

Erica Janowicz
Office Manager and Executive Assistant to CEO, Guild Esports Head of People and Culture, Guild Esports

Julius Ylänne
Esports Manager, G2 Esports Head of Esports, G2 Esports

Devora Kim
Senior Manager of Marketing Activations, Gen.G Senior Manager of Creative and Brand Marketing, Gen.G

Greg Via
Head of Partnerships, Cloud9 N/A

Simge Erdogan
Esports Manager, SPORTFIVE Business Development and Partnerships Manager for VALORANT Esports EMEA, Riot Games

Kit Brunswick
Assistant Academy Manager, Cambridge United Football Club Safeguarding and Wellbeing Lead, Guild Esports

Tim Mulligan
Head of Strategic Accounts, 100 Thieves Head of Sales, XSET

Tim Andrade
Senior Business Development Manager, Capcom Director of Esports Partnerships and Licensing, 2K Games

Luke Goodling
Communications Manager, Soniqs Esports Director of Operations, Soniqs Esports

Oscar Armstrong
Chief Executive Officer, Botisimo Executive Vice President of Technology, OpTic Gaming

Donald Boyce
Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Partnerships, Cloud9 N/A

Manisha Dhokia
Creative Production Manager, EXCEL ESPORTS Senior Production Manager, EXCEL ESPORTS

Jan Hoffmann
Chief Executive Officer, Head of Operations, Nigma Galaxy

Joe Pecchia
Director of Marketing, World Rugby Director of Esports Brand, Electronic Arts

Raul Fernandez
CEO (North America), GGTech Entertainment Senior Director of Esports (Americas), Riot Games

Kimberly Johnston
HRBP Manager, Nintendo Director, People Partner, Evil Geniuses

Edward Gregory
Senior Partnerships Manager, Fnatic Senior Marketing Manager (Partnerships, Apparel, Esports), Fnatic

G2 Esports
G2 Esports updated its leadership team in June.


Saad Sarwar
N/A Senior Vice President, Galaxy Racer

Zach Eller
Creative Strategist, Envy Gaming Director of Creative Strategy, Envy Gaming

Steve LaCroix
Chief Executive Officer, LaCroix Sports and Entertainment President, Wisdom Gaming

Sarah Lee
People Support Partner, 100 Thieves People Operations Manager, 100 Thieves

Monica Philpott
Social Creative and Strategy Lead, Riot Games Esports Marketing Lead, 100 Thieves

Shahin Rasti
Senor Account Director, Fuse Head of Partnerships, EXCEL ESPORTS

Tricia Sugita
Chief Executive Officer, FlyQuest Chief Marketing Officer, Cloud9

Michael Choi
Chief Operating Officer, FlyQuest Chief Executive Officer, FlyQuest

Michael Sherman
Manager of Publishing for LCS, Riot Games Global Head of TFT, LoR, and Project L Esports, Riot Games

Kai Mathey
Head of Partnerships, NYXL Chief Revenue Officer, NYXL

Allie Hahe
Marketing Programs Manager, TSM Director of Sponsorships, Sentinels

Jorge Schnura Becerro
Vice President of Strategy, OverActive Media Chief Executive Officer, Turing Capital

Ricardo Gómez-Acebo Botín
Director of Business Operations in Europe, OverActive Media Head of European Business, OverActive Media

Leo Matlock
Vice President of Commercial, BLAST Managing Director of Development, BLAST

Shahin Rasti
Senior Account Director, Fuse Head of Partnerships, EXCEL ESPORTS

Kenneth Lai
Global Head of Operations of Aftermarket, Dyson Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Operations, Secretlab

Alban Dechelotte
General Manager, G2 Esports Chief Operating Officer, G2 Esports

Irina Shames
Executive Vice President of Revenue and Strategy, 3BLACKDOT Chief Revenue Officer, G2 Esports

Philippe Adam
Investment Professional, Deva Capital Financial Director, G2 Esports

Hayley Reed
Global Brand Marketing Manager, Chelsea Football Club Partnership Manager, Fnatic

Syed Ibn-E-Ali
Head of Finance, Streamline Media Group Chief Financial Officer for Southeast Asia, Galaxy Racer

Charles Conroy
Vice President of Gaming, The Switch Vice President of Publisher Relations and Business Development, Unikrn

Jeremy Poore
Director of Partnerships, ReKTGlobal Director of Publisher Relations and Business Development, Unikrn

EXCEL ESPORTS promoted Tim Reichert to its Chief Operating Officer in May.


Samantha Foltmar
Social Media Lead, TV 2 ZULU Head of Digital, Astralis

Ryan Murton
Director of Organic Acquisition, Bumble Vice President of Organic, Midnite

Toni Kaski
Head of Sales, Panc Media Vice President of Commercial Operations, Ninjas in Pyjamas

Upmanyu Misra
N/A Managing Partner, Galaxy Racer

Steve Kim
Partnerships and Business Development Lead for VALORANT Esports, Riot Games Director of Strategy and Operations, Twitch

Seth Fowler
Head of Content Strategy, Team Liquid Director of Content, NRG Esports

Sergey Glamazda
Chief Executive Officer, → N/A

Brent Koning
Vice President of FIFA Competitive Gaming, EA Vice President of Esports, EA

Atle Stehouwer
Chief Revenue Officer, Team Singularity N/A

Allie Sach
Vice President of Retail and Wholesale, We Are Nations → Senior Merchandise Manager, ESL

Nicole Pike
Head of Esports and Gaming, YouGov Head of Global Gaming and US Sports, YouGov

Pete Hawley
Chief Product Officer, Mythical Games → Chief Product Officer, 100 Thieves

Tim Sevenhuysen
N/A Director of Esports Analytics, 100 Thieves

Alex Wechsler
Senior Producer of Programming and Development, 100 Thieves → Executive Producer, 100 Thieves

Bobin Singh
Senior Social Media Producer, Dignitas Senior Social Producer, 100 Thieves

Zach Katz
Chief Executive Officer, Raised in Space President and Chief Operating Officer, FaZe Clan

Mikael Westerling
Vice President of Business Development Chief Sales Officer, GRID

Tine Hansen
Director of Partnerships, Aaqua Head of Commercial Partnerships, Ampverse

Jenny Hall
Director of Sales and Brand Partnerships APAC, Ampverse Head of Strategic Partnerships, Ampverse

Thomas Jouanno
Chief Marketing Officer, Jouanno LLC Head of Marketing and Director-to-Consumer, Ampverse

Robert Gaxiola
Director of Creative and Content, Something Else Head of Creative, Ampverse

Tim Reichert
Esports Director, EXCEL ESPORTS Chief Operating Officer, EXCEL ESPORTS

Oskar Sisi
Creative Director, EXCEL ESPORTS Marketing and Brand Director, EXCEL ESPORTS

Marcus D. Sallis
Principal of Product Management, EA Vice President and Head of Marketing, eFuse

Michelle Tierney
Chief Commercial Officer, Guild Esports N/A

Alan Aviles
Senior Manager of Gaming and Esports Client Services, YouGov Director of Gaming and Esports Client Services, YouGov

Alex Christensen Ringgaard
Senior Social Media Manager, BLAST Social Media Specialist, Team Vitality

XSET acqui-hired Astoic Management in April.


Rita B. Landells
Director of Integrated Marketing, Envy Gaming Director of Creative Strategy and Brand Partnerships, Complexity Gaming

Tyler Wentz
Director of Global Partnerships, Esports Stadium Arlington Manager of Sponsorships, Complexity Gaming

Brennan Altringer
Senior Demand Gen Program Manager, Seagate Technology Director of Audience Development, Complexity Gaming

Johnathan Jordan
Associate Attorney, Kane Russell Colemen Logan PC Vice President of Legal, Envy Gaming

Taylor Gach
Director of Strategic Partnerships, Carolina Esports Hub Director of Gaming and Esports, NASCAR

Lonnie Anthony
Co-founder, Astoic Management Chief Innovation Officer, XSET

Rob Martin
Co-founder, Astoic Management Chief Experience Officer, XSET

Francis Thai
Head of Marketing & Audience Development, NYXL Vice President of Digital Marketing, Vindex

Kardi Harma
N/A Chief Executive Officer, Savvy Ecosystems Company

Jerry Gamez
N/A Chief Executive Officer, Savvy Infrastructure Company

Yannick Theler
Managing Director, Ubisoft Abu Dhabi Chief Executive Officer, Savvy Games Studios

Michael White
Operations Director, Houston Outlaws General Manager, Houston Outlaws

Eric Fischman
Senior Producer, Blizzard Entertainment Head of Creative, OS Studios

Jenn Wong
Strategic Investment and Initiatives Analyst, Ceasars Entertainment Vice President of Strategy and Brand Activations, Gaming Community Network

Alisa Jacobs
Co-founder, Queens Gaming Collective Chief Strategy Officer, Galaxy Racer

100 Thieves
Media veteran Jen Simons joined 100 Thieves as its Chief Content Officer.


Brad Ross
League Operations Lead, NBA 2K Lead Heads of Competitive Operations, Overwatch League

Akemi Sue Fisher
N/A Chief Executive Officer, Galaxy Racer North America

Rikesh Shah
Interim Chief Financial Officer, OverActive Media Chief Financial Officer, OverActive Media

Tyler Keenan
Vice President of Global Partnerships, OverActive Media Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships, OverActive Media

Amy Williams
Director of Global Partnerships (NA), OverActive Media Vice President of Partnerships, OverActive Media

Sofia Eleni Poth
Scrum Master Senior Analyst, Accenture Head of People and Culture, Ninjas in Pyjamas

Sasha Alexandrov
Paid Social Lead, PMG → Head of Media, G2 Esports

Thuy Ha
Executive Creative Director, build a rocket Head of Content, G2 Esports

Charlotte Kenny
Strategic Advisor Senior Commercial Consultant, Club Affairs Managing Director, BLAST Premier

Mitchell Lawrence Smith
Senior Vice President, Head of Development and Production, 3BLACKDOT Chief Content Officer, Andbox

James Lampkin
Vice President of Product Development, ESL → N/A

Adam Xie
International Brand Manager, TJ Sports Senior Publishing Manager, Riot Games

Jen Simons
EVP, Head of Production, Development, and Programming, Barstool Sports → Chief Content Officer, 100 Thieves

Alex Gonzalez
Brand Manager, RESPAWN Products Head of Luminosity, Enthusiast Gaming

Craig Edmondson
Chief Executive Officer of Esports, Zwift Chief Commercial Officer, Fnatic

Nicola Packer
Head of Legal, EXTREME General Counsel, Fnatic

Laura Ashworth-Cape
Legal Counsel, Arsenal F.C. Head of Legal, Fnatic

Ashley Gomez
Brand and Athlete Partnerships Director, VIRUS Global Esports Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Riot Games

Danny Lopez
Chief Content Officer, Galaxy Racer Director of Marketing and Content, Tundra

Patrick Collins
Head of Partnerships, EXCEL ESPORTS Founder, Leapfox

Darren Moore
General Manager, Soniqs Esports Chief Executive Officer, Soniqs Esports

Blair Herter
Senior Vice President of Brand, G4 Global Managing Director of Liquid Media, Team Liquid

Josie Brown
Head of Brand and Culture Lab Marketing, Hulu Senior Vice President of Brand, Marketing and Content, Team Liquid

Jennifer Gares
Operations Manager, Loaded Senior Director of Talent, Team Liquid

Mauricio de Lima
Associate Director, Esports Latin America, Ubisoft Competitive Operations Manager, Riot Games

Michelle Van der Wilk-Rouhof was named the CEO of gaming and esports analytics firm Newzoo.


Jake Trobaugh
Director of Esports Strategy, Version1 Vice President, Head of Esports and Acquisitions, Version1

Michelle Van der Wilk-Rouhof
Commercial Director, Newzoo Chief Executive Officer, Newzoo

Kieran Holmes-Darby
Esports Director, EXCEL Esports Gaming Director, Formula E

Lauren Baines
Global Sales Director, Bidstack Head of European Sales, GameSquare Esports

Leonard Edwards
Vice President of Partnership Sales, New York Islanders → Vice President and Head of Global Partnerships, Evil Geniuses

Woo Kim
Chief Financial Officer, Nativo → Chief Financial Officer, Swift Media Entertainment

Michelle Suzuki
Vice President of People Operations, Second Spectrum → Vice President of People, Swift Media Entertainment

Ted Li
Software Engineer, Google → Head of Data Science, Swift Media Entertainment

Jackie Felling
Director of Product, Call of Duty League → Commissioner, LCS

Matthew Boyd
Vice President and Head of Esports and Games, Nielsen → Head of Research and Insights, TSM

Chris Insolera
Vice President of Global Partnership Sales, BSE Global → Vice President of Sales, TSM

Joshua Brill
Global Head of Marketing, Stakester → Head of Marketing, Fnatic

Kieran Holmes-Darby
EXCEL ESPORTS co-founder Kieran Holmes-Darby bounced back from his shock departure at the org by joining Formula E.


Annie Scott Riley
VP of Marketing and Creative, Version1 Chief Marketing Officer, Version1

Jeff Pabst
Chief Commercial Officer, FaZe Clan Chief Commercial Officer, Loaded

Michael Brancato
Senior Esports Product Manager, Twitch Vice President of Esports,

James Woollard
Senior Process and Planning Manager, Business Solutions Head of Commercial Solutions, BLAST

Chris Hana
Chief Executive Officer, The Esports Observer → Vice President of Business Development, Kolex

Anand Rajwanshi
Associate Vice President, Publicis Groupe → Chief Creative Officer, Penta Esports

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer, Sportech → Chief Executive Officer, Tiidal Gaming

Michael Schwartz
Director of Competitive Esports, Immortals Gaming Club → Head of Esports, OG Esports

Dominic Kallas
Head of U.S. Operations, Gen.G esports → Vice President of Esports, TSM FTX

James Frey
Chief Content Officer, 3BLACKDOT → Chief Executive Officer, Andbox

Caroline Young
Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, Los Angeles Sparks → Director of Corporate Partnerships, Evil Geniuses

Christian Chmiel
Production Engineering, AVM → Chief Operating Officer, Berlin International Gaming (BIG)

Matt McGlynn
Vice President of Brand Marketing, RBC → Vice President of Marketing and Brand, OverActive Media

Scotty Tidwell
Chief Community Officer, G FUEL Senior Vice President, Enthusiast Gaming

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