Scott is an avid technologist with 20 years of customer service leadership, 35 years of gaming passion, and the vision to make Rivalcade a success. Scott has extensive experience working both in technology start-up environments and for Fortune 500 companies. Scott has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, and a Master's degree in Information Technology from Bentley University.
Mike is a 20 Veteran of the Event Marketing Industry and the COO & EVP at an Event Marketing and Promotions Agency. During Mike's executive tenure, his agency won more than 10 awards for outstanding work for their clients and received recognition as a pioneer in the industry. Mike has a BS in Sports Management from the University of Massachusetts.
George has over 25 years experience in sports law including serving as General Counsel and Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League a professional sports league averaging approximately 10,000 fans per game. Negotiated and drafted numerous broadcast and sponsorship contracts with companies such as Reebok, Under Armour, New Era, Molson, Coors, ESPN, NBC and CBS Sports Network.
Jake is a self starter, a talented gamer, a creative, and a technologist. If opportunities aren't presenting themselves, Jake will go out of his way to create them. He has a passion for working in the exponentially growing esports industry.
Trevor is a professional baseball player, Twitch entertainer, and serial entrepreneur. Trevor has a keen eye for identifying problems in the esports industry, and developing creative solutions for those problems.
CEO, Chaney Group Holdings | Sports, Media and Entertainment
Founder and CEO of the Wham Network; the go-to source for news, information, and entertainment on the global gaming lifestyle. A leader in the fast-moving interplay of digital content, Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, AEG Sports, Warner Bros Television, Warner Music Group, Universal Music, & WPP/GroupM, among others.
Richard Katz is an experienced broadcast operations/engineering manager who delivers multi-platform content, to a diverse clientele, all within a 24/7 environment. He has proven skills in creativity, problem solving and leveraging technology to improve quality and cost efficiency. His clients have included commercial networks, PBS and cable corporations. Currently in a leadership role with NBC, he has recently completed the integration of a state of the art broadcast facility merging technology with workflow.
Rivalcade is a Tampa, FL based eSports ecosystem. Rivalcade integrates competitions, content, and brand activations, to bring eSports professionals and enthusiasts together, and create a compelling experience for fans and brands alike.
Rivalcades mission statement from the beginning was to provide a consistent, high end, competitive gaming experience for both professional and amateur gamers alike. That inclusive Pros and Joes approach, combined with a unique competitive spirit forged by years of competitive sports, creates tremendous value for Rivalcade's partners, and the brands that work with them.