Jason '1' Lake, considered one of the founding fathers of professional gaming in North America, is an attorney with an extensive experience in marketing, team leadership, website management and consulting. Jason is the Chief Executive Officer of compLexity, which he founded in 2003, primarily as a Counter-Strike team. It's been many years and many different gaming divisions since the founding of compLexity, but you will always see Jason donning his white shirt and red tie at events and tournaments.
Andrew 'aMies' Miesner has been in the professional gaming community for as long as it has been in existence. Originally, he was a prominent member of the compLexity community, participating in forum chat and events. Eventually, he applied for, and received, a job with compLexity. Andrew performed manual statistic gathering for the Counter-Strike: Source team during CGS, providing for interesting pre-game and post-game reports. He continued to progress through the ranks of the organization, becoming a news writer and coverage expert before becoming the Editor in Chief. Following that position, Andrew became the Head of Staff. Currently, he presides as the Director of Technology & Media for the organization, handling day to day operations.
Kyle 'Beef' Bautista entered esports as a player in 2007. In 2011 he took a step away from his career path to pursue esports as a commentator and content creator. After working for various organizations, Kyle was recruited by compLexity in 2012 where he worked as a live streaming specialist and voice of coLcast. Kyle quickly became a core member of the management team, working as content manager before assuming the role of general manager in 2014. A man of many hats, Kyle has traveled the world and worked dozens of events in roles as diverse as on-camera talent, production, journalist, photographer, content creator, event organizer, team manager, and business development. Kyle currently lives in Ft.Lauderdale, FL and oversees day-to-day operations at compLexity.
Scott 'Popcorn' Ford has always been competitive. From a young age he played many sports, an injury in high school changed his passion from playing sports to competing in video games. He has contributed his time in eSports to 4Kings, Cadred, and numerous North American Sites. Now, with compLexity Gaming as their Player Logistics Manager. He is excited for what the future holds and is proud to be part of the awesome family that compLexity is.
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Brian 'Ghost Outlaw' Jackson started his career in gaming in the WarCraft III days, as a competitor with some success. As he began college, he shifted his goals to management, and joined on the Global Gaming League as an Admin for DOTA. Brian moved on to the ThroneIt.com after Global Gaming League closed its doors. As a manager there, he helped grow the community and the features provided. After a hiatus for film school, Brian came back strong taking on the role role of Business Development Manager. Brian is also a Registered Respiratory Therapist at a major trauma center with degrees in Business Administration, Respiratory Therapy and Communications.
Sören 'Fantasy' Vendsahm has been an avid eSports participant since the early days of ESL. Growing up on games like Counter-Strike, Warcraft III, Brood War, and FIFA he developed a passion for gaming which translated into a love of writing about games. Over the years he has covered Starcraft II, Heroes of Newerth,CS:GO, Dota 2 and more. In 2013 he found a new challenge in the Blizzard card game, Hearthstone. Since then he has developed into one of the world's most successful Hearthstone managers, continually finding and molding talented players into fierce competitors.
Sovann "Skim" Kim began his esports journey as a writer in the Dota 2 scene. He quickly began to expand his repertoire and became a jack of all trades in regards to content creation. Between live interviews, podcasts and game commentary, Skim has experimented with all forms of media. This experience and flexibility made him a great fit for our creative team.
Zack "Thamadzak" Marchand has been working in the world of esports digital marketing content for the past 3 years. Famous for his viral video work with gaming peripherals brands on YouTube and Facebook video content, he has turned from the traditional agency marketing and has pursued his passion for esports with compLexity.
Paul 'Dawnshot' Eagle has been a gamer since getting his first SNES. In high school, he began making videos with his friends and neighbors which he turned into a career path. Graduating in 2011 with a Comm. Media degree from NC State University, Paul found himself working in college sports media. In 2016, after sending a "cold" email (and a prayer) to compLexity - he was able to combine two of his passions, gaming and video production. Now he is a vital asset to the content and creative team!
Patrick “MarvelMayhem” Snipes originally wanted to pursue a career working solely on film, but he immediately changed his interests when he attended the Overwatch Open while working for one of his clients. After experiencing the event, he immediately started honing his creative skillset. Patrick is working on making a significant mark in the esports industry in hopes to pass down his knowledge as an esports college professor.
Kevin Yoo or “Kev” has been a member of the gaming community for the last 8 years. He started designing for various YouTube content creators and streamers. After exploring the esports scene he started gaining interest in being a part of the industry as a designer. He is now currently the Senior Graphic Designer, responsible for creating all art needed for marketing, social media, merchandise and print production.
Matt "MasteryMatt" Rutledge is an entrepreneur and mobile esports specialist based in San Francisco, CA. He has been deeply involved in the legitimization of the mobile esports scene as a team owner, event organizer, endemic sponsor, and community influencer. In Clash Royale, he created the first online strategy tool, formed the first contracted pro team, and established the first recurring live event series in North America. He is also the founder of Mobile Esports Lab, Inc. which encompasses a mobile esports sponsorship agency, mobile gaming product company, and management consulting firm. He is now the Director of Mobile Gaming at compLexity, where he oversees the recruitment and management of mobile esports teams, advises on organizational direction, and leads mobile gaming initiatives.
Daniel Herz started his career in traditional sports and entertainment with the Denver Broncos and the City of Denver's venues. In 2016, Daniel joined the esports community with Electronic Sports League, ESL. During his time at ESL, Daniel managed all major US partners (including, Intel, Xfinity, Pepsi, GoDaddy, General Mills, Dell and more), as well as had a hand in leading strategic initiatives with college conferences and traditional sports properties. At Complexity, Daniel will lead all partnerships and revenue generating opportunities to help build the organization.