ESL, Executive Producer, Director of Broadcast, Esports Services
ESL operates high profile esports leagues and tournaments such as the Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One and the ESL Pro Series. Its work includes year-long production services across the esports tournament landscape. Simon joined Turtle Entertainment, the company behind ESL, in 2005 and has played a key role in driving the worldwide growth of esports over the past ten years. In his role, Simon managed the broadcast of all ESL’s esports productions, including the pre-production, onsite execution and the post-production for tournaments across the globe. Since 2018 Simon’s focus has shifted more towards publisher and federations projects creating the IEM PyeongChang show in South Korea ahead of the Olympic Winter Games 2018 to showcase the excitement and influence of esports.