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David Hiltscher

VP Gaming Communities
Cologne, Germany

David Hiltscher is VP Gaming Communities at ESL, the world's largest eSports companies. He's responsible for ESL Play, the company's global platform for amateur and semi-professional leagues & tournaments across more than 100 different game titles new and old. He has introduced dozens of games into eSports and helped shape their competitive structure. Coming from an editorial background, David enjoys building and sustaining scalable communities in the gaming environment, locally in his startup days, globally at his current employer. Before joining ESL, David was founder and CEO of readmore.de, Germany's leading eSports coverage portal, which was later acquired by Computer Media AG. With over 15 years of business experience in eSports, David is one of the leading experts in the field.