Super League Gaming, a global leader in video gaming and esports experiences and entertainment for players of all ages, announced that industry leader Zach Hahn has joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Partnerships.
Hahn will be responsible for sourcing, developing, and managing partnerships that support all areas of the company’s business, with a focus on accelerating revenue growth and creating innovative commercial opportunities.
Hahn brings to Super League decades of experience developing and implementing top-tier partnerships within world-class gaming and media organizations including Sony, Disney, and Nielsen. He has delivered consistent value as a strategically-minded business development executive charged with building both new revenue lines and bolstering the performance of existing business units. With a clear passion for bringing technology-driven solutions to market, Hahn has executed programs across digital, OTT, virtual reality, programmatic media, and branded entertainment.
“With the recent establishment of our Young Gamer and Core Gamer audience networks, and the continued growth of our content business through Virtualis Studios, our range of partnerships is expanding faster than ever,” said Matt Edelman, Chief Commercial Officer of Super League Gaming. “Zach’s deep relationships and strong experience across media, esports, and gaming make him an ideal executive to augment and capitalize on the company’s momentum.”
“Super League is one of the most exciting businesses at the intersection of gaming, esports content, and the creator-economy. Every consumer brand, traditional sports league, digital content platform, and entertainment company now prioritizes gaming – and gamers – within their growth plans,” said Zach Hahn, Senior Vice President of Partnerships at Super League Gaming. “I’m honored to be joining the team and to have the opportunity to bring ever-increasing value to the business through smart, scalable partnerships.”
Just prior to joining Super League, Hahn served as Head of Global Sales at Battlefy, a management platform for esports tournaments. While there, Hahn combined his personal passion for sports and esports with his love for organic brand scaling. In less than two years, he created partnerships with the NFL, NHL, MLB, Electronic Arts, Psynoix, Ubisoft, and brands such as Red Bull, Bang & Olufsen, and the United States Marine Corps.
Before Battlefy, Hahn oversaw partnerships and sales for Sony’s streaming and OTT digital media portfolio which included Crackle, PlayStation, and FUNimation, as well as third party agreements with companies such as PlutoTV. Among other accomplishments, he built the West Coast Ad Sales team and led the development of a brand new revenue stream through the PlayStation ad offering, which quickly became a key source of growth for the company.