Weyland Tech Welcomes Veteran of World’s Largest eSports League to Board of Advisors
HONG KONG–(Marketwired – Oct 19, 2017) – Weyland Tech, Inc. (
Mr. Lee is joining Weyland as a strategic advisor on eSports initiatives. Mr. Lee currently serves as CEO and Co-founder of kek eSports, an Asia based company with backing from globally recognized game investors including Initial Capital and Bitkraft Ventures. In addition to his role at kek eSports, he currently serves as Strategic Advisor and Honorary Chairman in Asia for ESL, the world’s largest eSports league.
Mr. Lee previously served as the Chief Strategy Officer at GigaMedia, which was an early leader in the competitive gaming and eSports Asia market with select Asia market rights for titles such as Counter Strike Online, FIFA Online, Freestyle Basketball and Starcraft II. Earlier in his career, he was a senior associate at Softbank Venture Capital and an associate consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Mr. Lee commented, “I am excited to advise Weyland and help guide them in the growing eSports world, which has the potential to eclipse many traditional sports in the coming years.”
Mr. Brent Suen, Weyland Tech’s CEO, also commented on the addition, “I am thrilled that John has agreed to provide us with his guidance and insight into how to adapt our offerings for and engage eSports enthusiasts across the globe. His 15 years of experience in the games industry and competitive gaming will be invaluable as we develop tools for the eSports marketplace.
“John is a great friend and I am looking forward to working with him on this initiative. eSports enthusiasts, which itself is 191 million people or about half of the global audience of 385 million people, are a young technically minded audience with high mobile engagement in a growing marketplace. We need to make sure that our platforms are as useful to this young growing industry as they are to the more traditional businesses we already serve, and John has the expertise to help us navigate the multitude of opportunities for Weyland in eSports.”
We look forward to providing additional updates on our eSports initiatives in the near future.
About Weyland Tech, Inc.
Weyland Tech’s CreateApp platform is focused on the Asia markets. Our CreateApp platform, offered in 12 languages, enables small and medium sized businesses (“SMB’s”) to create native mobile applications (“APP”) for Apple’s iOS and Google Android without technical knowledge or background. Empowering SMB’s to increase sales, reach more customers and promote their products and services via simple easy to build mobile APPs in an affordable and cost-effective manner.
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