Board and Management

Gernot Abl

Managing Director

  • Law, Corporate Finance and Consulting background
  • 15+ yrs experience in corporate advisory working in the Gaming, Resources, Energy, Utilities and Public sectors
  • Lifelong gamer with significant success in the online gaming industry
  • Director with eSports Hero Inc.

Adam Jacoby

Non-Executive Chairman

  • Highly successful innovator and entrepreneur with a deep expertise in fast growth companies in the information, media and sport industries.
  • Demonstrable track record of starting fast growth businesses over a career spanning 20 years. In his role with eSports Mogul he will work closely with Managing Director Gernot Abl to significantly strengthen the Board and assist in shaping the Company’s growth strategy in the the rapidly expanding global eSports industry.
  • Previously Chief Executive Officer of global sports travel business, Sportsnet Corporation, which was BRW’s Fastest Growing Private Company (under $100 million) in 2010. Prior to that he was the founder and CEO of IMS Sports, a leading sports marketing and athlete management business, from 1996 to 2003, and co-founder and General Manager ofsport & leadership content company LFL Media from 2005 to 2008.
  • Was also a founding director of Mummu Sport, from 2010 to 2015. Mummu Sport is a world leader in sports travel logistics, and was a BRW Fast Starter Award winner and Top 10 in Smart Company's Smart 50 Awards in 2015.
  • Currently a Non-Executive Director of globally focussed but Melbourne based, Centre for the Future and the Founder, Chief Steward and Council Member of the fast-growing global prodemocracy movement, MiVote.
  • Holds a Masters of Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, and has also completed executive program studies at the Judge Business School at Cambridge University.

George Lazarou

Non-Executive Director 

  • 20+ yrs experience as a chartered accountant across industry.
  • Extensive experience in M&A, valuations and advisory
  • Currently the Managing Director of corporate advisory firm Citadel Capital

Michael Arrieta

Media Strategist

  • Media strategist with a deep understanding of traditional and digital media, technology, production & distribution.
  • Vice President with Sony Pictures driving Sony to #1 digital market share with revenues in excess of $100M pa.

Marc Bell

User Acquisition

  • 20+ yrs in interactive media
  • Worked for AAA gaming companies including Wargaming
  • Founder  Freemeum  - agency guiding developers and publishers on successful launch strategies 
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