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About Sebastian

About Sebastian

Sebastian Park is a gaming, esports, and consumer entrepreneur and investor based in NYC. He is the Co-Founder of the User-Generated-Gaming Publisher Infinite Canvas and a Venture Partner at BITKRAFT Ventures

Park was formerly the Vice President of Esports for the Houston Rockets and Creator of Clutch Gaming, a franchised team in the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS). Hired in 2016, he is the first dedicated esports front-office executive in North America and in the NBA. In 2019, he and the Rockets sold Clutch Gaming to HBSE, which merged the entity with Dignitas. That year, he was named as part of Sports Business Journal's inaugural New Voices 30 under 30 class

Park spent his pre-esports career in tech startups as a technical product manager in San Francisco. He worked on early mobile games, bringing games like Dots, Phoenix Age, Ridiculous Fishing, and Osmos to Android

While in the San Francisco area, Park joined Namecheap in 2014 where he led sponsorships, sponsoring teams like Team Liquid and making Namecheap the first domain registrar to enter esports

In 2015, Park joined Team Archon, an esports team with deep roots in Hearthstone and Dota 2. Serving initially as their COO and eventually as CEO, Park helped grow the brand both through its partnerships and through its competitive rosters

In November of 2016, the Houston Rockets hired Park to help bring the organization into esports. In doing so, Park became the first esports front office executive in the NBA. A year later, Park accomplished his objective, bringing the Rockets into the NALCS as Clutch Gaming

Park served as a board of director member for SportsTek and continues to advise  startups & public companies at the intersection of consumer, gaming, and entertainment

In 2019, after navigating the sale/merger of Clutch Gaming to the Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment Group, Park was named as part of Sports Business Journal's inaugural New Voices 30 under 30 class

A Los Angeles native, Park holds a bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science with an emphasis in imperfect information decision-making from Yale University

After spending the late 2010s in Houston, TX, he currently lives in Manhattan with his fiancée and a giant Snorlax beanbag chair

How to reach out

Send an email at contact AT sebastianpark DOT com