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...
Abel Rios Mission Control

Mission Control finds CTO in Abel Rios

Recreational esports competition platform Mission Control has hired Abel Rios as its Chief Technology Officer. The company's Chief Revenue Officer is Daniel Herz, the former CRO and Vice President of North American...
MonteCristo Flashpoint B Site

Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles named Commissioner of Flashpoint

Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles has been named Commissioner of Flashpoint and Vice President of Brand for its parent company B Site. MonteCristo previously held a full-time content position at North American organisation Cloud9,...
Stefan Beitz Joins ESL

Stefan Beitz boards ESL as Chief Financial Officer

Tournament organiser ESL has appointed former ProSiebenSat.1 executive Stefan Beitz as its Chief Financial Officer. Beitz previously served as the Managing Director of SevenOne Media, a sales unit of ProSiebenSat.1, for almost two...
Nicole Pike YouGov

YouGov hires Nicole Pike as esports and gaming lead

Market research and data analytics firm YouGov has hired Nicole Pike as its Global Sector Head of Esports and Gaming. Pike joins YouGov following a 13-year tenure at Nielsen, another data and measurement...

Esports movers and shakers in May 2020

The esports industry is growing by effectively every metric and so too are the companies and organisations that inhabit it; with this comes new employment opportunities and promotions. With coronavirus affecting...
Michael Valore Tribe Gaming

Tribe Gaming hires Michael Valore as Director of Accounts

Michael Valore, previously of TSM and ESP Gaming, has been announced as the new Director of Accounts for mobile-centric organisation Tribe Gaming. In his new role, Valore will oversee brand partnerships, marketing...
Soren Runge Ninjas in Pyjamas

Soren Runge joins Ninjas in Pyjamas as Head of Commercial Partnerships

Swedish organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas has found its Head of Commercial Partnerships in Soren Runge. Runge specialises in sales, business development, and partnerships, with experience from across Europe, North America, and South...
Vlad Marinescu takes over as IESF President

Vlad Marinescu takes over as President of International Esports Federation

Vlad Marinescu has replaced Colin Webster as the President of the International Esports Federation (IESF), the organisation has announced. Marinescu replaces Webster after the latter stepped down from his role due to "circumstances resulting directly from...