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 2015 he joined the Seattle Start-Up “Unikrn” as their Vice President of Business Development. He got promoted to General Manager in 2017, overseeing the betting operation in Europe and leading the German Unikrn team.
Speaking in: eSports – growth opportunity for European operators (panel discussion)