North American gaming media platform Enthusiast Gaming has announced that NFL Free Agent Richard Sherman has been appointed to its board of directors.
Sherman has been working as a global brand ambassador with Enthusiast Gaming Luminosity Gaming esports organization since 2019.
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In addition to Luminosity Enthusiast Gaming is also the parent company of the team of the Call of Duty League of the Seattle Surge; ] Overwatch League team, the Vancouver Titans ; and esports media outlet, Upcomer .
"Richard's strong leadership and business acumen, along with his Silicon Valley and US investment community relationships, brings invaluable breadth and perspective to the board," Commented: Adrian Montgomery CEO of Enthusiast Gaming.
"We are pleased to welcome Richard on behalf of the Board of Directors and look forward to benefiting from his increased commitment."
In addition to his NFL career, Sherman was active in the technology communities in both Seattle and Silicon Valley. This includes serving as an advisor to Cisco Systems supported global venture capital firm Decibel.
The Free NFL Agent is also the founder of the Blanket Coverage Foundation, an initiative that provides school supplies and clothing for students in low-income communities.
"As a gamer," commented Sherman, "I was interested in the video games and esports business when I was The creation saw the industry come alive right before my own eyes and recognize the enormous growth potential that has many parallels to professional sport.
“Enthusiast Gaming has managed to steer and use the growth of the industry in order to position itself as the dominant player. As a member of the Board of Directors, I look forward to actively supporting the company in implementing its strategic plan and fully exploiting its potential. “
Esports Insider Says: Both Sherman and Enthusiast Gaming are heavily involved in the Pacific Northwest of North America so the appointment makes a lot of sense, especially given his existing relationship with Luminosity. Hopefully, the move will result in enthusiasts gaining more mainstream eyes due to Sherman's NFL fan base.