Ted Owen is a big name associated with video gaming industry. Ted is a Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Gaming League. Between 1993 and 2017, he has launched various innovative and famous companies in the video gaming industry. And now, he has come up with launching a new innovative company, named as PlayAPI. As a successful entrepreneur, his approach is to get more success in the multi-billion-dollar industry of E-sports. He, through Global Gaming League, was the first person to take video games to the Beijing Olympics in China and also signed contracts with TNT, MTV and the Gravity games.
Interests and hobbies:
Ted Owen from New York was interested the tennis sport. He wanted to become a top tennis star. But with time, he got so much involved and passionate about the largest entertainment form in all over the world, video gaming. He decided to bring out this entertainment form in front of the whole world. Since his childhood, he is the sporty person. He loves to play sports like tennis. But these days, his focus is on video gaming.
Ted Owen advised many individuals, investors and digital media companies during his life time. He consulted for many Yucaipa Companies to advise them for various ways to make best investments in the video gaming world. He and his partner, Jason Carlton who is in the online gaming industry and is a founder of Death Row, met and they both together came up with the idea of first E- sports League and video gaming social network that ran for 14 years in US. One incident that changed his life was the idea of launching PlayAPI. Ted with his other partner, Jose Luis Coriolo who was involved in banking investment, they both combined their ideas and came up with the foundation PlayAPI.
Ted Owen has done his graduation from Duke University in 1989.
- In 2002, Ted founded Professional Interactive Entertainment Inc.
- He became popular by his move in multi-billion-dollar industry of E-sports when he launched his first company, Global Gaming League in 1999.
- He has successfully launched various innovative companies in video gaming between 1993 and 2017.
- He was the first person to write public reviews for various famous and notable games like Max Payne, GTA and Command and Conquer.
- He was the first person to take the video games through his Global Gaming League in Beijing Olympics in china.
- In 2017, Ted Owen launched PlayAPI Company which has proved him as a true entrepreneur.
- His name is featured in top 20 entrepreneurs in Stuff Magazine and also, in Maxim Magazine’s list of 10 persons evolving the digital media.