OUR MENTORS

Jens Hilgers

Founding Partner at BITKRAFT & CEO at DOJO Madness

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Jens is a Founding Partner of BITKRAFT Esports Ventures, the world's first dedicated e-sports investment fund. He is also Co-founder and Chairman of G2 E-sports, as well as Co-Founder and CEO of DOJO Madness, the leading e-sports data analytics startup.  Widely considered one of the godfathers of e-sports, Jens launched his first e-sports online services in 1997 and founded ESL in 2000. As ESL's CEO for ten years, Jens grew the company into the world's most prestigious e-sports brand and, along with it, paved the way for e-sports to go mainstream. In 2015, international entertainment company, MTG, acquired a majority stake in ESL, marking the first acquisition of an e-sports company by a traditional media organization.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, DATA ANALYTICS, ESPORTS, EVENTS, FINANCE & INVESTMENT, HUMAN RESOURCES, PRODUCT DESIGN, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT