Formerly Liberty Global’s Central Europe CEO, Eric has become a major investor and the first Chairman of Veloce Esports. As Chairman and CEO of UPC Switzerland, Eric led the creation of UPC’s MySports networks, including pioneering linear esports content and a dedicated website, esports.ch. Earlier in his career, as Chairman and an investor in SightSpeed, a Skype competitor, Eric oversaw the company’s sale to Logitech for strong multiples above the cash invested.
After a successful 7-year career in international top-flight single-seaters, Rupert transferred his experience and skillset from racing to business, founding Veloce Sports with his long-time business partner Jack Clarke. Rupert has embraced the gaming industry and has been instrumental in shaping a value proposition for some of the world’s biggest and best brands.
Jack’s career as an international racing driver from F2-Le Mans Series exposed him to the industry and provided a springboard into business where he launched a dynamic management and commercial agency in the sport with with Veloce Esports Co-Founder Rupert. Jack has consulted for brands, investment funds and global sports entities all in the digital media and broadcasting space.
Jamie’s passion for sport and gaming has fueled his career from professional gamer to Premier League football agent. Jamie has been an active member of the esports community since its inception bringing a wealth of gaming and talent scouting knowledge to the Veloce Esports team. Jamie’s industry experience allows Veloce to bridge the gap between the commercial world of esports and the accessibility and reach of worldwide gaming competition.
JEV is the current and only two-time Formula E World Champion. He previously raced with Toro Rosso (Red Bull) in Formula One before making a very smart move to the hugely successful FE. JEV’s dynamism and competitive thirst for success make him a significant driving force behind Veloce’s growth and success. He is a founding shareholder and a key part of the management team.
Evan’s roots as a creative and brand visionary date back to his childhood, where he was an active member of his family’s advertising business in Canada. Evan has an intuitive eye for delivery of on target brand messages. His experience delivering end-to-end “shop fronts” for global brands active in the gaming space makes him one of the most sought-after creative brains in the industry.
Tarun has comprehensive experience within technology, sports, and business management He is a graduate of Warwick Business School, and has competed in high- level international motorsport with multiple wins and podiums. His understanding of ‘Generation Z’, combined with his business acumen and strong network base makes him an extremely valuable asset to Veloce Esports.
Ryan's experience as a competitive professional athlete combined with his excellent academic background and close relationships with many media, gaming, and financial services companies bring a wealth of opportunities to Veloce Esports. Originally from New York, Ryan is the top American racing driver on the Formula One ladder and has made many trips to the F1 rostrum in the GP3 series over the past two seasons.
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