Chris Chaney’s experience is underpinned by 10 years of success in the global sports and entertainment industry.
As a former associate of global marketing at the National Basketball Association, and founder of the Ivy Sports Symposium and Chaney Sports Group, his portfolio ranges from blue chip companies to ambitious start-ups.
Chris is an award-winning serial entrepreneur who has been recognised in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, and is an active investor and advisor across esports. He currently serves, among others, as director at Infinite esports & Entertainment, a leading esports media and entertainment platform he founded.
Sam Cooke first entered the world of esports as a journalist covering the industry from a betting perspective for SBC News in 2015. Recognising an opportunity and gap in the market, he co-founded and grew the business news site, media and events company esports Insider.
Since the launch of ESI in the summer of 2016 it has grown into one of the leading industry sites globally, and has organised more esports focused business events than any other company. In the position of Managing Director, Sam oversees the growth of the company and direction of the company, as well as its day-to-day affairs.