General Manager of Business Development & Partnerships
Tom has been an active participant in the esports world since 1999, playing Counter-Strike on the highest German level, co-founding teams such as Mousesports and BIG. In 2007 Tom began his career in the betting industry, starting out as a live-trader for football, while studying journalism and Korean history in Berlin. In 2012 he created a comprehensive esports book, offering Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Dota2 and Counter-Strike, developing submarkets such as "First Blood" and "Pentakill". In 2014 he led the marketing for one of Europes biggest hardware distributors: Caseking. In 2015 he joined the Seattle Start-Up "Unikrn" as their VP of Business Development. He got promoted to General Manager in 2017, building the betting operation in Europe. Nowadays his focus lies on creating partnerships for Unikrn and content creation.