Play2Live is blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers and eSports fans operating on the basis of BitShares 2.0 blockchain that delivers 15 unique interactive features and monetizing tools for streamers and viewers.
-Over 7 years of experience in eSports, one of the trailblazers of eSports industry in Russia and CIS. -Founder of one of the largest eSports holdings in Russia and CIS - Game Show Media Holding valued by Ernst and Young at $36,8M. -Has organized 35 eSports tournaments in total, including intercontinental eSports showmatches. -Founder of the tournament eSports platform GSL TV. -Extensive work experience with major streaming platforms, such as Twitch.tv, Hitbox.tv, Azubu.tv, VK.com, OK.RU (Mail.ru Group Holding).
-Dmitry joined Play2Live as COO from Mail.Ru Group, where he was responsible for streaming and competitive gaming strategy across all business units, including VK.com and OK.ru. -In 2013-2015, Dmitry served as Managing Director at Rambler.Ru, the third largest Russian media portal, following Yandex and Mail.Ru Group. Since 2010, Dmitry acted as COO at GameNet, the online game publisher behind social network for gamers, and also COO at Xsolla, rated as one of the best payment solutions for games. In 2006-2010, Dmitry was VP Business Development at Astrum Online Entertainment, an online game publisher and developer, which was acquired by Mail.Ru Group in 2009. -Dmitry received his M.Sc. degree in Software Engineering from Saint Petersburg State University, and where he also founded mobile game studio SPL (spl.co) and outsourcing service Artec (artecbpo.com).
-Former Head of Global Co-branding and Licensing, Head of Merchandize Licensing Global in Wargaming. -Over 16 years of successful management, business development and marketing experience in the gaming industry, including promotion, co-branding and licensing. Successful track record in the international Games publishing including eSports. -Work experience in Wargaming, Playnatic, Buka, Noviy Disk and Rovio.
-Graphene-evangelist. Solid experience in developing projects in blockchain industry on Bitshares and Graphene platforms in USA and Europe. More than 10 projects in blockchain industry, including: -Blockchain platform for travelers (Mapala.net) - CTO / co-founder -SmartData for Travel Market (Travelchain) - CTO / co-founder -Machine-learning project (Aigents) using blockchain social platforms Steemit & Golos - PM -Blockchain Advisor for several blockchain trading funds, including CryptoBank, Car Marketplace on Blockchain.
-Over 12 years of experience and expertise in advertising and marketing. -Experience in business development as well as the implementation of projects, including the Eastern Europe largest video advertising operator, Video International (now the National Advertising Alliance) and digital marketing agency, RealWeb. -Maria focuses exclusively on digital marketing and the development of high-tech projects in the field of machine learning and AI in the project team for arb.digiltal -She also drafted numerous marketing strategies and implemented digital activities for major game publishers and eSports online projects.