Director of eSports @ Magnificent Nerds
Passionate about the expanding video game industry and in particular the evolution of eSports (competitive gaming) from a business perspective. Michael has been involved with the industry for years both as a competitor and an event organiser – online and at live events.
He began as a player, moved into management and have done everything in between including handling sponsorship negotiations from both sides of the table, facilitating regular online tournaments and developing the social presence of companies trying to focus on the gaming market.
Michael has also had much experience with advising and building a direction for competitive gaming organisations, budgeting finances, leading small teams of staff and managing large scale live events with hundreds of thousands of dollars and participants involved.