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About ESPL

About ESPL

Founded in 2019, the Esports Players League (ESPL) is a global esports tournament and platform provider that is developing an integrated and open ecosystem for tournaments, with a focus on grassroot gamer community and digital interactivity.

  • Global footprint across 16 countries (Asia, Europe and America)
  • Exclusive partnership (1 Country, 1 Tournament Partner)
  • Hybrid online and on-ground model (Integrative tournament model)
  • Branding and digital focus (Emphasis on interactive engagement with worldwide audience)

Our Mission

Turning eSports into a Daily Entertainment Experience

Our mission is to shape the future trajectory of Esports to a globally recognized and respected daily entertainment experience, where players and viewers – no matter where they are – can engage with high-quality Esports content!

Our Team

Michael Broda

Co-Founder

Former CEO of eSports.com, an internationally known esports media company. He was responsible for signing a major partnership with the largest media company in Germany. Well connected to global esports industry in Europe and North America.

Kin Wai, Lau

Co-founder/Interim CEO

Serial tech entrepreneur with track-record of 6 IPOs. CEO of Fatfish Group and Chairman of iCandy Interactive. Background in gaming and licensing. Educated @ Imperial College / Oxford. Well connected across tech scenes in Europe/Asia.

Datuk Azrin Mohd Noor

Co-Founder, Chairman of BoD

Successful entrepreneur and illustrious media career as Head of Sports and Entertainment at Astro, involved in English Premier League, Italian Serie A, FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Champions League among others, earning him the nickname “Father of Football” in Malaysia/Indonesia.

Sean Ho

Chief Product Officer

Over 20 years multidisciplinary design experience in Architecture, Financial Services, and Media. Certified in Product Management. Collaborated on numerous award-winning projects in Data Journalism.

RasAngela Wong

Head of Business Development & Partnerships

An aspiring entrepreneur with several start-ups in diversified industries. Having excelled in cross functionality roles in 6 countries. Also a cycling influencer and a former beauty queen.

Jeffrey Patrick

Head of Tournament

Avid gamer, educationist, trainer and coach. JP understood the process it takes from newbie all the way to being a PRO athlete.

Hann Yung Koi

Head of Strategy & Ops

Experienced management consultant with a strong track record of working across various industries in the area of organizational transformation, strategic business planning, operational performance improvement, and change management.

Stephanie Kuan
Stephanie Kuan

Head of Marketing & Community Development

Stephanie brings with her a decade of experience as an events producer and project manager. Detail-oriented and well-verse in events, roadshows, festivals, concerts, business meetings, and conferences of different magnitude.

Jin Teik, Oon

Senior Advisor

Olympic Swimmer Former CEO of Singapore Sports Council Former CEO of SportsHub, Singapore.

Wayne Bowers

Chairman of Advisory Board

Former CEO / CIO of Northern Trust EMEA (Northern Trust is a US$1.2trillion fund mgmt. business) Involved in F1 sponsorship and currently principal of a McLaren sponsored car racing team.

Nik Adams

Senior Advisor

Co-founder of ESL, the oldest and largest esports organization in the world. Last position at ESL was the as head of sales and business development. Also former Head of Ad Sale for Twitch.

Magnus Leppäniemi

Senior Advisor

Former Head of Key Account & Partnerships at DreamHack AB, organizer of world’s largest digital festival and a sister company of ESL. Worked through internal sales at ESL, as well as parent company MTG/Kinnevik.

Year 2020 in Review video

ESPL is made up of an international group of entrepreneurs, engineers, gamers and industry specialists with a passion for competitive gaming and a keen eye for innovation. By merging our years of expertise and love for gaming, we can create an Esports Platform that exceeds mere sports entertainment for gamers, brands, and organisers.

“We are building a global eSports tournament and media network”

– Michael Broda, CEO

Our Strategic Shareholders

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