Uniting EGaming Communities With 80 owned and affiliated websites, currently reaching over 150 million monthly visitors
Exceeded 2018 Target With $11.0 million In Revenue
CEO & Founder
Menashe began his career in video games when he was 13, writing for IGN, a large gaming media site, where he eventually became a community leader. After studying and subsequently lecturing in the Institute of Advanced Talmudic Law in Jerusalem for eight years, Menashe returned to his passion for the video game industry and launched his first gaming blog, “Nintendo Enthusiast”, in 2011. In 2014, he returned to Toronto and incorporated Enthusiast. He has personally owned and operated gaming websites to a readership of over 2 million gamers, and has led Enthusiast and grown a writing and community staff team of over 84 people.
Gadi is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in the public and private equity markets. He is currently the CFO for a number of companies in the resource, technology, and biotech. His experience spans multiple jurisdictions including South Africa, England and Israel. Gadi has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Information Systems, has received his Chartered Accountant designation in South Africa and has an MBA from Bar Ilan University in Israel.
COO & SVP of Finance
Previous to joining Enthusiast, Eric spent five years as Director of Corporate Development for Pelmorex Media, the owner of The Weather Network. Eric oversaw the completion of major acquisitions in the US and Europe as well as co-founding a consumer navigation business. Prior to that, Eric spent nine years as an Equities Research Analyst for Desjardins Securities and HSBC, covering the Canadian media, telecom and technology sectors.
Chief Information Officer
Meir is an entrepreneur, experienced startup consultant and advisor with ten years of experience in the start-up, scale-up and non-profit spaces, both in Toronto and Detroit. Meir’s startup experience includes creating an inventory management software utilized by Red Bull, to an active-wear company, a co-working space and most recently, Enthusiast. Meir has consulted for more than a dozen charities and has served as a board member for a community focused organization focusing on young professional outreach and engagement.
Head of Investor Relations & Marketing
Julia brings 10 years business development and marketing communications experience to Enthusiast Gaming. She has extensive experience developing and executing integrated investor and stakeholder communication strategies for private and publicly-traded companies across technology, real estate, and resource industries.