Trev Keane is the MD and co-founder of Epic Global Agency, Europe’s leading esports and gaming agency.We provide the strategic planning for brands, athletes and rights holders entering the world of esports and gaming. We work with the likes of Jesse Lingard and his esports team, Jlingz, as well as with other major esports teams such as Tundra esports and AYM, the esports team of Aymeric Laporte. In this role, Trev oversees business development and esports strategy. Trev has worked in the esports space since 2015, starting as tournament organiser before moving into strategic consulting.
Previously, Trev spent 14 years working in the financial industry, before embarking on a career in the sports tech space, founding and investing in numerous companies, working alongside some of the biggest names in Europe sport. He is a judge with Stadia Ventures, a global Sports Innovation Hub for entrepreneurs, industry partners and investors and a mentor with Hype Sports Innovation. He holds a Msc in Humanities, focusing on game design from the University College Cork and a B.A. in Accounting and Finance. His master’s thesis focused on icons in the EA FIFA game series and their relationship with Generation Z.