It started with all-nighters, climbing up the rankings game by game. Champions were slain. The chat was merciless. Lag would derail matches and keyboards would be thrown. Curses would be muttered (or shouted).
Enough was enough. It was time to fix the Internet for gaming.
The creator of Haste decided to bring together his love for League of Legends and his engineering expertise. He built a network infrastructure and wrote algorithms to find better routes. He developed a way to get a better, faster, and more stable connection to the game servers. He created Haste. The rest is history.
First Haste Investor, Previously Co-Founder and COO of BigChampagne. Acquired by Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV).
Inventor of Haste. Previously engineer at BigChampagne, ecommerce startups; Deep eSports domain expertise as network engineer, game developer, player, fan.
Network Software & Engineering. Ascend Communications, acquired by Lucent (EPA: ALU): PSINet. InterCon. Extensive leadership experience as founder, CTO, CEO.
Previously founding management team of Vocalocity, acquired by Vonage (NYSE: VG: mindSHIFT Technologies, acquired by Best Buy (NYSE: BBY).
Previously VP, Marketing at KontrolFreek. He's new to PC gaming, but we love him anyway.
Ramblin' wreck from Georgia Tech and a helluva gamer.
Eat. Sleep. Program. Play Overwatch. Play more Overwatch. Repeat.
We hear he had something to do with the most intimidating drink machine in the world — Coca-Cola Freestyle.
Gamertag: BigAngryRichard (neither big nor angry, go figure.)