CEO, Evil Geniuses
Alexander Garfield is one of the eSports industry’s brightest minds and most accomplished individuals. After originally entering the professional gaming space more than a decade ago, his work with Evil Geniuses began in 2005, when the team consisted of 5 unsalaried players. Now, in 2012, Evil Geniuses is both the world’s premier professional gaming team – with more than 25 salaried players, some of whose base salaries eclipse six figures – and a leading new media agency, with a diverse portfolio of clients such as Intel and Monster Energy.
Additionally, Alexander has spearheaded multiple efforts to create a more cohesive industry environment, including the organization and facilitation of group discussions among more than 30 professional teams, as well as the mediation of numerous contract and prize money disputes among professional teams, players, and tournaments.