CEO & Founder – Fnatic

Samuel Mathews

“Sam Mathews is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of the pioneering esports organisation, Fnatic. Mathews launched the brand in 2004, selling his car to send a team to its first competitive gaming event while still attending university. Now, Fnatic are one of the most successful esports brands of all time, winning more tier 1 tournaments than any other team globally.

Today, driven by their ability to advance esports performance, strong results, as well as a growing fanbase of millions, they’re the world’s second most-watched team in 2020 – esports’ breakthrough year. More than a team, they have partnered with Gucci, BMW, AMD and more as well as launching their own line of high performance gaming equipment.”