About ReKTGlobal

About Us

ReKTGlobal is an Esports Conglomerate that links company and consumer, run by proven business experts and backed by award-winning investors Steve Aoki, Imagine Dragons, Nick Gross, Nicky Romero, and Rudy Gobert. In addition to advancing the convergence between sports, music, and esports through its services and ownership of Team Rogue, ReKTGlobal and its partners create unique business plans designed to capitalize on the hottest consumer trends for the evolving video game industry. With a diverse client list that includes State Farm (the 2019 esports Brand of the Year), NBC Sports, LiveNation, Microsoft Xbox, and Activision Blizzard, and as the official home of one of Time Magazine’s most influential people, streamer and influencer DrLupo, ReKTGlobal is the worldwide leader in esports, content creation, and marketing.

Our History

Launched in 2017 by Amish Shah and Dave Bialek, ReKTGlobal channels its expertise in sports, media, and entertainment to provide services for the esports ecosystem that include event management, agency solutions, and media support. The company’s all-in-one vision extends to its recent acquisition of Greenlit Content, a content creation and marketing company with numerous high-profile clients in the video game business. Additionally, as the owner of championship-winning esports club, Team Rogue, puts ReKTGlobal at the forefront of this evolving competitive gaming industry.

ReKTGlobal currently has offices in New York, L.A., Las Vegas, Charlotte, London and Berlin.

Our Team

Amish Shah

Team Founder

Amish rose to prominence as managing partner of SierraMaya360, which became 2015’s Top Tech, Sports Media and Entertainment VC firm under his watch. His foresight to invest in both The Drone Racing League and Gameco put him in a unique position to bring his expertise to the thriving esports business. In addition to helping lead ReKT, Amish frequently appears on CNBC, FOX Business, Sirius Radio, and other outlets to provide insight on the convergence of sports and esports, and offer thoughtful commentary on trending tech news and IPOs.

Dave Bialek

Team Co-Founder, CEO

Dave received the prestigious Sports Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award for launching two of the most impactful advertising platforms in sports. First, he and his sales team created the iconic Allstate Field Goal Net program in NCAA Football, and for the encore, he elevated the State Farm brand by negotiating to attach the insurance company’s logo on the most impactful signage in all of sports, the NCAA and NBA basketball stanchions. Today, Dave brings his 25 plus years of experience in the sports marketing and media worlds to ReKTGlobal, where he aims to take esports mainstream.

Kevin Knocke

Team Chief Creative Officer

Kevin was born attached to a mouse and keyboard, and has been competitively gaming since he was a kid. His involvement with high profile companies and events in the esports business – specifically Blizzard Entertainment, IGN, SiriusXM, Sony, South by Southwest, E3, PAX, and Ubisoft – give him a broad perspective on the industry, from esports events and video game marketing campaigns to audience approved content. He possesses years’ worth of experience in multiple positions, such as play-by-play commentator, marketing and talent manager, video producer, and host for some of the biggest events in the scene. He’s also a devoted St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Parrish McIntyre

Team COO

Parrish has been a technology and product thought leader over the last decade for direct-to-consumer and direct-to-fan initiatives with brands such as NASCAR, Turner, Spartan Race, Atlantic Records, NFL Alumni, Time Magazine and more. His track record includes developing and launching some of the largest fan engagement and membership programs in both traditional and esports. Parrish joined the company in 2019 through the acquisition of Fullcube and now leads all operations and product functions for ReKTGlobal.

Brad Sive

Team CRO

Brad Sive is the Chief Revenue Officer for ReKT Global. Previously Brad served as Chief Revenue Officer at TSM, Blitz & ICON, the premier digital gaming platform that includes championship esports teams, leading gaming influencers, and educational gaming websites leading monetization across all company verticals. Brad has 20 years of experience in media and marketing, focusing on entertainment, sports, and esports. Previously, Brad served as Chief Revenue Officer for Catalyst Sports & Media, where he grew the esports brand advisory business. He was also responsible for monetizing revenue across Catalyst’s verticals, advising brands on strategy, and building the company’s content and media offerings. Prior to Catalyst, he spent over 10 years at ESPN where he managed some of the media company’s largest client portfolios. He has led league negotiations and rights deals with some of the biggest and most well-known brands and Fortune 500 companies. Before ESPN, Brad held significant sales and media roles at Time Inc. and Launch.com (purchased by Yahoo!).