Major League Gaming Executive Team

 

Steve Bornstein – Chairman

Michael Sepso – Co-Founder and Senior Vice President, Media Networks
Mike co-founded MLG with Sundance DiGiovanni in 2002 and currently serves as President. As President, Mike focuses on facilitating strategic media deals and cementing MLG’s position in digital media and video game industry. Prior to founding MLG, Mike was co-founder and co-CEO of Gotham Broadband, an early innovator in the broadband content and delivery industry. In 2010 he founded and was managing director of Legion Capital, an early stage venture fund and incubator for digital media startups in New York City. Mike has been a member of the Advisory Board of the NFTE New York Metro region since 2011. He holds a B.S. in management from Babson College.

Sundance DiGiovanni – Co-Founder and Vice President, Brands & Content
Sundance DiGiovanni  is a seasoned executive, recognized thought leader in video game culture, and veteran creative director with more than 18 years of experience in the media, technology and video game industries. He co-founded MLG in 2002 with Mike Sepso, with the goal of creating a company that would reflect both his lifelong passion for gaming and his deeply competitive nature. Sundance currently serves as the CEO of MLG, focuseing on the long-term growth of competitive video gaming and the various distribution channels that are helping to bring this burgeoning sport to an ever-growing community. Prior to co-founding MLG, Sundance was Worldwide Creative director at Gotham Broadband, a broadband media pioneer. He is a veteran creative executive and has worked closely with a wide variety of brands, including AOL Time Warner, DirecTV, Sony, Pfizer, Nortel Networks, and Sprint.

Pavel Murnikov – Vice President, Technology

Adam Apicella - Sr Director League Operations
Adam runs MLG’s day-to-day operations. Working with the Commissioner, he oversees the rules, regulations and schedule for competitions, and is responsible for venue procurement, staffing, and player logistics. At Live Competitions, he manages hundreds of staff to ensure the smooth registration and play-through of thousands of competitors. He also works closely with Client Services to manage the onsite activation of MLG’s sponsors. He has been with MLG since 2003, and worked with the founders on the League’s inaugural Season. Adam graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Sports Management and minors in Political Science and Business Administration.