Super League Gaming Names Samir Ahmed CTO
Super League Gaming, a leading content and community platform providing competitive and social gameplay experiences across game titles, skill levels and venues, has appointed Samir Ahmed as its chief technology officer.
Ahmed is an accomplished engineer who brings to Super League over a decade of senior leadership experience in the digital entertainment industry. Most recently, he served as head of consumer technology for IMDb, an Amazon company that is an authoritative website about movies, television and celebrities. While at IMDb, Ahmed oversaw the company’s critical systems, provided strategic direction on technology initiatives, developed project teams, and created and launched a technical solution that resulted in a significant increase in advertising revenue.
Previously, he was chief architect and vice president of technology at Fandango, where he led the acquisition transition and rebranding of M-GO to FandangoNOW.
David Steigelfest, founder and chief product officer of Super League, said, “The timing is perfect for us to expand our executive team and to take our platform to the next level in terms of developing new and innovative ways to increase the number of touchpoints we have with gamers and rapidly growing esports audiences.”
Ahmed holds a master’s degree in computer science applied to business services from the University of Rennes He also owns 10 patents related to video technology.