Alpha Esports - CEO, Brian Wilneff
CEO, Brian Wilneff
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  • Alpha Esports Tech (ALPA) has appointed Brian Wilneff as its new Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr. Wilneff, who currently serves as Alpha’s Chief Operating Officer
  • He will take over as CEO from Matthew Schmidt, who is resigning from the position effective immediately
  • Mr. Schmidt will continue to serve the company as a member of its board of directors
  • Alpha Esports Tech is a technology company that focuses on emerging industries in esports, mobile gaming, ecommerce, and more
  • Shares in Alpha Esports Tech Inc. (ALPA) are down 10.64 per cent, trading at $0.21 per share

Alpha Esports Tech (ALPA) has appointed Brian Wilneff as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Wilneff, who currently serves as Alpha’s Chief Operating Officer, will take over as CEO from Matthew Schmidt, who is resigning from the position effective immediately.

Mr. Schmidt will continue to serve the company as a member of its board of directors.

“When it comes to selecting Alpha’s CEO, there was no one so intimately connected or committed to Alpha’s mission as Brian,” said Mr. Schmidt. “We look forward to working together and driving our mission of accessible and inclusive player experiences forward.”

Mr. Wilneff is the founder and creator of GamerzArena, a platform built for casual and amateur gamers. In 2018, Stadia Ventures accepted GamerzArena as the first esports platform in their accelerator program, an extensive business boot camp and mentorship program for the best in the sports industry.

A COO of Alpha Esports, Mr. Wilneff has focused on building relationships across the esports industry and was instrumental in securing some of Alpha’s partnerships. He has also been an integral part of Alpha’s entry into the metaverse.

“I could not be more excited to lead such an amazing team of talented, driven and experienced individuals,” he said, “as we look to expand our reach in the video game landscape and assess the amazing opportunities in the metaverse.”

“Under my leadership and the complement of the wealth of experience from our board members,” added Mr. Wilneff, “Alpha will aspire to be a leading video game technology company in the coming years and for a long time after.”

Alpha Esports Tech is a technology company that focuses on emerging industries in esports, mobile gaming, ecommerce, and other high growth opportunities.

Shares in Alpha Esports Tech Inc. (ALPA) are down 10.64 per cent, trading at $0.21 per share as of 3:43 pm EST.

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