Chief Creative Officer, Allied Esports International
With over 25 years of experience in brand theory, esports, and nerd culture, Paul Chamberlain is the Chief Creative Officer at Allied Esports International, the leading global network of dedicated esports properties and content production facilities, where he oversees the company’s brand design and positioning. Paul was the visionary for the successful launch campaign of Esports Arena Las Vegas, the first dedicated esports venue on the Las Vegas Strip, and the brand architect of Ninja Vegas ’18, one of the most talked-about esports entertainment events of 2018 featuring superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. Simply speaking, he put a logo on a pyramid and the world’s most famous streamer in a tux.
Prior to joining Allied full time, Paul was the Co-Founder and Creative Director at Cerebral Itch, a creative agency serving a national roster of entertainment clients, including Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, FX and Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Paul also co-founded and executive produced two major US comedy festivals in Las Vegas and Hawaii. The Crapshoot Comedy Festival in 2017 featured twenty-six of the most celebrated standup comedians, including Dave Attell, Bert Kreischer and Tig Notaro and The 2014-15 Maui Comedy Festival, which was the single largest destination comedy festival in the United States featuring Jim Jefferies, Patton Oswalt and Reggie Watts.
In a previous life, Paul was the Director of Online Marketing at Akamai Technologies designing showcase streaming environments and forging relationships with major national media companies organizing high profile live events, including Playboy, Lauren Hill and the Star Wars: Phantom Menace premiere. Paul cut his teeth in video games at Midway Home Entertainment, where in 1997 he served up the production of 16 live streams from the floor of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and Sega of America, where he was part of the Sega Saturn and Sega Genesis technical developer support team.