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Founded in 2013, Cloud9 Esports emerged as one of the pioneering esports organizations in North America. Originally rooted in League of Legends, the team quickly gained attention for its competitive prowess and innovative strategies, securing back-to-back LCS victories in Summer 2013 and Spring 2014. Cloud9 Esports’s co-founders, Jack and Paullie Etienne, envisioned a top-tier organization that would not only excel in tournaments but also prioritize player welfare and development.

Committed to excellence across a diverse array of games, Cloud9 Esports boasts several remarkable accomplishments, a testament to the dedication of our players and staff. These include clinching the 2018 Rocket League World Championship, emerging victorious in the inaugural Overwatch World Championship, and holding the distinction of being the sole North American team to secure a Counter-Strike Major win and advance to the semi-finals of the League of Legends World Championship, among other achievements.

To this day, Cloud9 Esports has cemented itself as the pinnacle of esports excellence in the world. As the most successful and recognized organization in the region, we have forged a legacy defined by numerous global championships. Our organization continuously strives to captivate the esports community as the most beloved, successful, and iconic force driving esports to new heights.

At this time, Cloud9 Esports fields professional teams in:

  • Apex Legends
  • Counter-Strike 2
  • EA Sports FC
  • Halo Infinite
  • League of Legends
  • Rocket League
  • StarCraft II
  • Street Fighter 6
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee
  • TEKKEN 8
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Meet Our Leadership

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Jack Etienne

CEO & Co-Founder

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Paullie Etienne

Advisor & Co-Founder

Senior Staff

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Jonathan Tran

SVP, People and Product Operations

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Halee Mason

VP of Partnerships and Technology

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Tim Mulligan

VP, Head of Sales

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Emily Lloyd

Director of Operations