EDGE's mission is to develop and grow the esports industry by educating organizations through consultation, content, and experience-driven expertise. EDGE was founded in 2019 by Dr. Joey Gawrysiak, Zachary Harrington, and Christopher Scroggins. The trio met while working together to build the Shenandoah University Esports program. Gawrysiak, Harrington, and Scroggins collaborated to write the academic curriculum, design the Esports Arena, formulate an esports advisory board, and develop student organizations to complement the academic and competitive teams at the university. Recognizing the need for experts in the field, the three decided to found EDGE to help grow the industry that they are passionate about.
Roles: Digital asset creation and operations assistance
Roles: Organizational culture development and operations assistance