Adam Whyte

Founder @ Edge Esports

Adam Whyte – LL.M. International Sports Law, MSc Management & Corporate Finance, is the Founder and CEO of Edge Esports and Esports Advisor for ESTARS, StreamTime, and Platform. He worked in sports law from 2009 – 2015 managing player contracts, transfers, and litigating before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He transferred these professional skills to add to the growing esports ecosystem after playing Hearthstone competitively during his MSc. He is an expert in creating new IP around the esports ecosystem, negotiating and executing commercial transactions such as sponsorship or influencer deals, and connecting brands to esports properties and teams. He has published several articles on contractual stability and is an advocate for player welfare. He founded Edge in 2018 with the mission of ending the wild west of esports by using distruptive tech and verifiable.