Thomas brings extensive experience in the gaming and esports partnership landscape. Prior to joining Connect, Thomas was with Activision Blizzard where he was responsible for global partnership sales efforts within their gaming and esports portfolio. Prior to Activision, he worked with Collegiate Sports Management Group selling college traditional athletics and esports. He enjoys working with brands that are trying to reach the next generation of fans and event attendees. Thomas prides himself on building authentic partnerships with the focus of driving community engagement.

Thomas created the business of esports curriculum at Wilmington University. He has a strong passion for showcasing the career opportunities to young students that are looking to break into the industry.

Thomas received his master’s degree at St. John’s University. He is a New York native and currently resides on Long Island. You can frequently find him playing pickleball, golf, cornhole and volleyball. When he is not competing in sports, he is planning his next travel adventure with his fiancé, Lauren.