The founder and CEO of Gamelevate. Mark has had a long and successful career in the field of real estate finance. He has successfully built several teams as an independent business owner and as part of larger national organizations. He is now bringing the same expertise in team building to the field of esports. A passionate gamer at heart, Mark played chess in high school and participated in high-ranked tournaments in Boston, New York and Philadelphia.
Mark’s two sons are also avid gamers who focus on Overwatch, Fortnite, and CS:GO. Mr. Besharaty has had a passion for esports from a young age and he believes that the competitive esports industry will see continued growth on a global basis. Mr. Besharaty’s academic credentials include a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts. He completed his post-graduate studies by obtaining an MBA from Wharton Business School.