Michele has been a competitive gamer for over 20 years. As Co-Founder and CBO of FACEIT, the leading esports platform with over 20 million users, Michele leads the business development, sales, and media divisions of the company. His passion for gaming is complemented by a career working in a top investment & consulting firm, working with numerous Fortune 500 companies. As an angel investor, he has personally funded and advised several start-ups.
Michele has spearheaded large scale esports ecosystems and product design, including strategic planning, business modelling and execution of projects with partners like Ubisoft, Valve, YouTube, Twitch, NBC Sports (Comcast), NHL, Sky, Turner Sports (ATT/TW) and ESPN (Disney). Through his leadership FACEIT has produced some of the biggest esports events in the world, including the FACEIT Major and FLASHPOINT.