Craig Levine

Co-Founder, ESS


Craig Levine has helped pioneer the eSports industry over the past fifteen years. As a longtime gamer, Craig founded the first truly professional video game team in North America, Team 3D, in April, 2002. In addition, Craig also co-founded ESS Agency, an event marketing and technology company that helped power the North American eSports and video game industry with live streaming, online technology, and live event services.

ESS Agency was acquired by Turtle Entertainment in 2014 to expand ESL’s global footprint to North America. ESL is the world’s largest independent eSports brand, leading the industry across various games with numerous online and live competitions. Craig is responsible for growing ESL and eSports in North America and around the world through strategic partnerships. Craig received a BS in Management & Organizational Behavior and Information Systems from NYU’s Stern School of Business.