VP & Head, Global Partnerships
Leonard Edwards (Leo) is the VP and Head of Global Partnerships for global gaming and entertainment company Evil Geniuses. As the Head of Global Partnerships, Edwards oversees the entirety of Evil Geniuses’ sales division, including leading the esports industry’s premier partnerships team. In this role, Edwards utilizes his more than 20 years of experience in sports and gaming to strengthen Evil Geniuses portfolio of partnerships, sponsorships, commercial sales, and more – broadening the company’s global reach by introducing Evil Geniuses to new consumers through brands that share the organization’s values and vision.
Before Evil Geniuses, Leonard was the Vice President of Partnership Sales for the National Hockey League team, the New York Islanders, and USB Arena, which opened in New York in November 2021. Before this, Edwards was a Senior Director of the New Jersey Devils and before then, popular esports organization Dignitas. Edwards has also held senior positions with NASCAR, Orlando Magic, the Philadelphia 76ers, and Arizona Coyotes, among others.