Mike Sheetal PlayBrain

PlayBrain closes $6 million Series A funding round

Japanese esports event organiser PlayBrain announced a $6 million (£4.8 million) Series A financing round. The round included return investor BITKRAFT Esports Ventures and brings PlayBrain’s total funding since launch to $8 million...
Jeremy Azevedo 100 Thieves

100 Thieves hires Jeremy Azevedo as VP of Content

North American organisation 100 Thieves has brought on Jeremy Azevedo as its VP of Content. The organisation places heavy emphasis on content, from ongoing esports-focused documentaries series to more influencer-based one-off videos. RELATED: Patricia...
Esports Entertainment Group

Esports Entertainment Group appoints pair to senior leadership positions

Malta-based gambling enterprise Esports Entertainment Group (EEG) has appointed former Argyll Entertainment executives to senior leadership positions within the company. Stuart Tilly and Dan Marks will join the ranks of EEG as...
Patricia von Halle ESL

Patricia von Halle promoted to Director of Consumer Marketing at ESL

Tournament organiser ESL has appointed Patricia von Halle as its new Director of Consumer Marketing. von Halle previously led event marketing at the German company. RELATED: Stefan Beitz boards ESL as Chief Financial Officer Joining ESL towards...
Matthew Yazge head of Nielsen Esports

Nielsen names Matthew Yazge head of esports in North America

Global measurement and data analytics company Nielsen has named Matthew Yazge its new Head of Esports in North America. In addition to his current role as Head of Brand Sponsorship for Nielsen Sports, Yazge will now...
JMR Luna Producing

Behind JMR Luna’s transition from Hollywood to CEO of OG

It’s not often a proven filmmaker enters the esports industry in a senior capacity, never mind as the CEO of a player-owned organisation that has attained over $33.5 million in prize...
Amber Howard TalentX Gaming

TalentX Gaming finds Head of Talent in Amber Howard

TalentX Gaming, a management company for gaming and esports figures, has hired Amber Howard as its Head of Talent. TalentX Gaming was launched on May 5th through a partnership between ReKTGlobal and...
OG hires JMR Luna CEO

OG appoints JMR Luna as CEO

European esports organisation OG Esports has appointed former Immortals and Evil Geniuses executive JMR Luna as its CEO. Having also enjoyed a career as a filmmaker in Hollywood, Luna is looking to...

FACEIT launches collegiate esports division led by CSL founder

Tournament platform and event organiser FACEIT has entered the collegiate esports scene in the United States, making a dedicated hire for the venture. The new FACEIT Collegiate Esports Division will be led...
Montecristo on The Blind Spot

Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles shares his vision for Flashpoint

It's not surprising that being heard is a priority for Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles, one of the most experienced shoutcasters in esports. Now, as as Commissioner of Flashpoint and Vice President of Brand for...