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Management 

Management 

Emil Bodenstein, CEO 

Mr. Bodenstein is an experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry.  Mr Bodenstein has skills in Sales, Event Management, Account Management, Product Marketing, and Start-ups.  He is a strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services from Nova Southeastern University.   Most recently, Mr. Bodenstein has emerged himself in the world of Esports. After forming Jobu Media Group in 2018, Emil was able to acquire a license from Major League Baseball Players Association, and had over one hundred and thirty professional athletes participate in his first ever online Esports Challenge. Mr. Bodenstein has also held a live Esports event with over twenty professional athletes in Las Vegas. He also planned and completed the first ever MLBPA Esports All Star event in Cleveland.

 

Eric Mays - President 

Mr. Mays has been a Sports Marketing Senior Manager for Under Armour, overseeing all of the work with the NFL, Boxing, and Major League Baseball.   Mr. Mays has spent his career in sports, starting out in licensing for the Topps Company, and then working as a Sports Agent for ACES Sports Management. Mr. Mays is also a board member for the David Ortiz Children Foundation. He lives with his wife and 3 children.

 

Tommy Knapp - Director of Esports Facilities

Mr. Knapp's distinctive skill set and experience, across multiple major traditional sports leagues and teams, combined with his various Esports projects, make him a sought after host, moderator, speaker and panelist. He's originated and curated the business networking brands B2B (Baseball to Business) and E2E and has delivered content at DreamHack Atlanta, the Diamond Club at Marlins Park, Mana Convention Center Wynwood, Florida Atlantic University, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Business Alliance and the Adrienne Arsht Center to name just a few. In addition, Mr. Knapp is Founder of the Next Level Gaming Clubs and Esports Academies as well as Director of the E2E: Esports Business Conference. 

 

Paul More - CFO 

Mr. More is a finance professional with over 10 years of combined experience in public and industry accounting. Prior to joining the company, Paul was the CFO of a mid size public entity in the health sector. Paul earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern British Columbia with a double major in Accounting and Finance. He also holds the Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant designation.

 

 

Directors

Dr. Amit Mathur - Director 

Over the years Dr .Mathur has sat on national advisory boards to multiple pharmaceutical companies. He has a passion for rural healthcare and has participated in international conferences and seminars in Asia as an advisor and keynote speaker on rural healthcare delivery.  Along with Dr. Putrino, Dr. Mathur will help spearhead Alpha's focus into the the health and wellness sector.

 

Emil Bodenstein, Director

Mr. Bodenstein is an experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry.  Mr Bodenstein has skills in Sales, Event Management, Account Management, Product Marketing, and Start-ups.  He is a strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services from Nova Southeastern University.   Most recently, Mr. Bodenstein has emerged himself in the world of Esports. After forming Jobu Media Group in 2018, Emil was able to acquire a license from Major League Baseball Players Association, and had over one hundred and thirty professional athletes participate in his first ever online Esports Challenge. Mr. Bodenstein has also held a live Esports event with over twenty professional athletes in Las Vegas. He also planned and completed the first ever MLBPA Esports All Star event in Cleveland.

 

Advisors

Sebastien Lager - Advisor

Mr. Lager is an Esports veteran actively involved in the space since 1999. He has gathered extensive experience in all aspects of the industry throughout the last 2 decades. Besides being mentor and advisor to various ventures he is the founder of TwogNation, which has besides B2B services, TwogHub as its core product – Esports first aggregator and community building platform.

 

 Joe Krutel - Advisor 

Mr. Krutel has a bold reputation in Hollywood and is known for his wit, reliability, and talent as a seasoned producer, including his role as a producer on HBO’s hit show, Ballers, as well as other projects including Money Talks, Rush, Hour, Rush Hour 2, and the Family Man. In addition to the onset role of a producer, Mr. Krutel is also known as a “connector” bringing in mega brands such as Adidas, Nike, Under Armor, Range Rover, and Audemars Piguet, for association with product placement and A-List talent.  

 

Dr. Gerry Ramogida - Advisor

 Dr. Gerry Ramogida is currently a performance therapist with the Golden State Warriors and has past experience working with professional sports teams such as the Seattle Seahawks and Vancouver Canucks. Dr. Ramogida is also currently a consultant with many Olympic and professional athletes. Dr. Gerry has worked with numerous influencers over the years and will help spearhead Alpha's influencer partnerships and agreements.  

 

Dr. David Putrino - Advisor 

Dr Putrino has a deep background in elite sports performance research, working with many high profile partners such as Red Bull High Performance, the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets and multiple partners in the English Premier League. He first began his work in Esports performance in 2015, and has since had the privilege to work with Esports partners such as Logitech, Take Two Interactive, the Brooklyn Nets, Manchester City, Red Bull High Performance and the University of Limerick Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences. Along with Dr. Mathur, Dr. Putrino will spearhead Alpha's entrance into the health and wellness sector. 

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