Co-founder & CEO
Rahul Sood is the CEO and Co-founder of Unikrn, a global esports, gaming and entertainment platform built on cutting-edge blockchain technologies. Unikrn is backed by Ashton Kutcher, Mark Cuban, Liz Murdoch, Shari Redstone, and many others. Since 2014 Unikrn has created the most compelling entertainment platform for esports and competitive video games on Earth. It’s technology transcends esports and traditional sports, and has caught the attention of some of the largest sporting leagues and entertainment properties in the world.
Prior to Unikrn, Sood launched Microsoft Ventures and was the first investor in Vrvana, an innovative AR and VR company, which recently sold to Apple Computers. A serial entrepreneur, Sood spent 18 years in multiple startups prior to joining Microsoft, including his start as founder of luxury and gaming computer manufacturer VoodooPC,
which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in the fall of 2006. Sood also sits on the board of Maingear Computers, a company that is widely known for taking over where Voodoo left off.
In his spare time, Sood enjoys wakesurfing & wakeboarding, paddleboarding, cycling, racing cars and spending time with his family. He was born in Calgary and now lives in Seattle. You can find him on Twitter @rahulsood. You can find Unikrn on Twitter @unikrnco.