We're a dynamic and experienced group of gaming industry veterans, ready to tap into our learnings to unlock success for our partners and communities.
From Twitch to Endeavor, Stuart is a leading authority in the gaming, esports and entertainment ecosystem. His notable achievements include launching Twitch’s business in Europe and managing Endeavor’s partnership with Epic Games. This led to many successful events including the record-breaking Fortnite 2019 World Cup Finals and Fortnite Celebrity Pro AM at E3 2018.
Imane is renowned as the largest female Twitch streamer and garners more than 32.5 million followers across her social network. A Forbes 30 under 30 winner and a true pioneer of the gaming world, Imane is a co-founder in her ever-popular content house OfflineTV and also serves as a co-owner and creative director in the gaming clothing brand Cloak.
A titan in the esports community, Kim brings more than 13 years of experience working at Blizzard Entertainment. She developed the vision and strategy for their esports properties and directed company-wide global practices for tournament operations, international compliance, and player-team policies. In 2018 Kim joined 160/90 where she led and managed their growing brand partnerships in the gaming and esports spaces.
A true digital native, Sue managed the biggest creators on Twitch as an Account Director for the platform for over six years, while also honing her craft as one of the most recognizable hosts in esports over the last decade. Due to her work spanning both fields, Sue’s depth of knowledge across both the creator and esports industry was recognized by Adweek (35 most powerful women in sports) & Forbes (30 Under 30).
A dynamic senior executive and veteran in the gaming industry, Jason has a wealth of experience establishing partnerships and new business in the gaming space coming from his time at Reedpop/PAX and Turner Sports. His extensive background of expertise includes esports activations, cross-platform media, influencer marketing, emerging tech and traditional media.
One of the co-founders of Global Esports Management (G.E.M.), Min-Sik sold the agency in 2015 to Endeavor where he would join as VP of Esports and would help run the joint venture between Turner Sports and IMG as the Commissioner of ELEAGUE. Prior to Endeavor, Min-Sik managed leading global esports teams such as Ninjas in Pyjamas, World Elite, and SK Gaming.
Cristian brings over 20 years of experience in esports and spent over seven years working with Twitch since its launch in 2011. In 2019, Cristian became the Director of Esports, EMEA for Endeavor. With deep knowledge and experience working in the esports community, Cristian has an advanced skill set in broadcast, project management, production and partnerships.
Over the past two decades, Ratha has led operations for a wide range of properties including the Fortnite World Cup, ELEAGUE Major Boston, 2015 Special Olympics World Games, the US Open of Surfing and the Bank of the West Tennis Classic. Ratha joins RTS as VP of Operations where he will work across the company and its event partners.
A specialist in merging brands and gaming communities, Eric brings 12 years of sponsorship, marketing and partnership experience in live events and esports. At NBC Eric developed innovative brand integrations across live televised events. While at ReedPOP, Eric oversaw sponsorships for premier gaming properties like PAX, New York Comic Con and Gamer Network.
With plenty of experience and incredible business acumen, Zack has co-founded two major esports organizations in RVRSL, along with Walter, and Big E Gaming. Zach spent more than seven years with Pearl Media in a variety of roles helping brands engage with consumers. Most recently, Zach was the senior director of esports for Intersport.
Frank joins RTS with an extensive amount of experience in gaming and most recently spent over four years as a senior manager of esports and sponsorships at Corsair where he built relationships within the esports and creator industry. Previously, Frank worked at Riot Games, Blizzard Entertainment, and IGN.
Valerie has nine years working in collegiate esports since joining her local college esports club, Tespa. At Blizzard Entertainment, she supported grassroot gaming clubs to host their best events ever while growing their communities, building valuable talent and connecting a network of collegiate leaders to promote esports at the collegiate level.
Jasmine graduated from Georgia Tech with a bachelor's degree in Information Technology in 2020. She has worked at NAPA Auto Parts and U.S. Bank as an information technology project management intern before taking on the role of a custom software development consultant for Capgemini.
Rick brings a wealth of experience producing gaming events, including working as a product manager for Twitch Rivals and architecting the TEKKEN World Tour. For more than 13 years, he has also led The Hadou, a creative consultancy focused on gaming competitions, community development, and merchandising. Rick is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic vision for Evo, as well as its day-to-day operations.
Mark has worked as Evo’s director of business development for more than six years where his role is to increase visibility and enhance the consumer experience for the fighting game community and the world’s largest fighting game event. Mark has over 21 years of experience in fighting games, brands, sponsorships and business development.
Walter brings more than fifteen years of experience in the fighting game community to his role at Evo working on fighting game events and tournaments. In his most recent role, Walter was the esports director for Intersport where he served as the Tour Director for the Mortal Kombat Pro Kompetition and also founded RVRSL, an ad agency that focuses on connecting non-endemic sponsors to FGC Grass Roots events.
Kevin is co-founder and former COO of Twitch having played a leading role in the platform becoming the world’s leading social video platform for gamers. Kevin co-founded Gold House which helps multicultural leaders fight for authentic representation in the business world.
Karen is the Executive Vice President of Content Strategy and Partnerships at Endeavor where she leads business development and strategy across a diverse range of areas for their portfolio.