Carleton Curtis steps down as executive chair

Carleton Curtis steps down as Guild Esports Executive Chairman

UK-based esports organisation Guild Esports has announced that Carleton Curtis has made the personal decision to step down as Executive Chairman. According to the announcement, Curtis will also leave the company following...

R&B artist Billy Davis joins ORDER as Creative Ambassador

Australian esports organisation ORDER has signed Billy Davis, a Melbourne-based R&B and neo-soul artist, as a Creative Ambassador. As a creative ambassador, Davis will play a key role in activations and collaborations...
celebrities in esports

A guide to: Celebrities in esports – football, basketball and sports

Celebrities in esports hail from a wide variety of backgrounds from musicians to actors, but none so prevalent as those from the world of traditional sports —especially footballers. Famous athletes and sports...
Esports Engine

Esports Engine names Janet Shim as Director of Program Operations

Esports operations company Esports Engine has announced the appointment of Janet Shim, formerly of Riot Games, as its new Director of Program Operations. In the role, Shim will head the Esports Engine's...
Esports Movers and Shakers June 2021

Esports Movers and Shakers in June 2021

Each month, ESI, in collaboration with Omnicoach, compiles the period's most significant esports movers and shakers (personnel changes).  Omnicoach is an AI company that has created a white label gamification and monetisation...
DreamHack CSO Tomas Lyckedal departs company after 12 years

DreamHack’s Tomas Lyckedal departs company after 12 years

DreamHack’s Chief Strategy Officer Tomas Lyckedal has announced his departure from the company after 12 years of service. Having joined DreamHack in 2009, Lyckedal oversaw the company’s expansion into new titles across...
Esports Player Foundation names Fabian Broich as Head of Sports

Esports Player Foundation names Fabian Broich as Head of Sports

The Esports Player Foundation (EPF), a non-profit organisation, has named EXCEL ESPORTS's Head of Performance, Fabian Broich, as its Head of Sports.  With the help of Broich, the EPF aims to further...
CLG appoints Greg Kim

Former Evil Geniuses Director Greg Kim appointed Head of CLG

American holding company Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (MSG Sports) has appointed Greg Kim, formerly of Evil Geniuses, as Head of CLG. The appointment, which takes place effective immediately, sees Kim oversee...
IESF x NASEF

IESF partners with NASEF and appoints Chair of World Esports Education Commission  

The International Esports Federation (IESF) has announced a partnership with the North American Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF). The move will also see the appointment of Gerald Solomon, NASEF’s Executive Director, as Chair...
Underscore Talent

Underscore Talent launches gaming and esports division

Los Angeles-based management firm Underscore Talent has formed a new esports and gaming company division, led by Daniel Kang and Bill Kenney as Co-Heads.  Moreover, a number of well-known esports and gaming...