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VP, Operations
ESP Gaming

David oversees operations and white label production at ESP Gaming. David was previously Senior Manager, Publisher/Developer Relations and Legal Counsel at ESL and has produced some of the most widely watched mobile esports competitions, including programs for Amazon’s Mobile Masters and Supercell’s Clash Royale. Prior to working full-time in esports, David practiced securities litigation in New York City for four years.

David is one of the foremost leading experts in mobile gaming, esports and production.

Oversaw tournament facilitation and production for mobile esports content for:

  • Amazon’s Mobile Masters New York (ESL), Mobile Masters Las Vegas (ESP), Champions of Fire (December 2017 with ESP)
  • Supercell’s Clash Royale Crown Championship Global Series Spring and Fall Seasons 2017 (ESL)
  • Com2uS’s Summoners War World Arena NY Regional (ESP) and World Championship (November 25 at Microsoft Theater with ESP)
  • Superevilmegacorp’s Vainglory8 London Championship, LA Championship, Summer and Autumn Seasons 2017 (ESL)
  • Critical Ops Summer Championship Series (ESL)
  • Power Rangers: Legacy Wars Go4 Tournament (ESL)

Co-founder and Executive Producer of VIS League

  • Largest independent mobile esports tournament facilitator and producer in terms of viewership and prize pool distributed

Former owner and CEO of Team Phoenix, the leading mobile-first esports team from October 2015 to February 2017. Team Phoenix’s achievements include:

  • Top-8 roster in Clash Royale
  • First ever Vainglory World Champions
  • Three Critical Ops World Championships

Consultant and Advisor for various mobile game developers on a non-exclusive basis


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