Tricia Sugita Joins Cloud9 as Chief Marketing Officer | Cloud9

Cloud9 Article By Cloud9|15 June, 2022

The best team in esports just got better.

Today, we are welcoming a brand new face to the team as our Chief Marketing Officer, Tricia Sugita. You may recognize her from her decade of industry experience, as she most recently showcased greatness while building out an organization that reflected her core values of kindness and strength. When we spoke with her, she laid out a new path for Cloud9 that’s all about the future.

“There’s something about Cloud9 that is incredibly exciting, and Jack is someone who I’ve known and respected for a while now. I’ve worked in esports for a long time, but I think this may be the first time that I’ve felt truly unlimited in my potential. I’ve always had this mission to spread happiness and joy to people wherever I go, and I’m thrilled to be able to deliver that to our fans on a global scale here.”

Tricia Sugita, Chief Marketing Officer of Cloud9

Tricia comes to Cloud9 with over a decade of industry experience and a track record of impactful leadership experience for some of the most iconic names in the esports industry.

“Adding Tricia to our team wasn’t just a no-brainer, it’s a huge win. The future of Cloud9 looks even brighter with her leading the charge on our marketing efforts. Her experience in the industry runs the gamut. She’s been a COO, CEO, and now we’re proud to help her add CMO to her list of accomplishments.”

Jack Etienne, Co-Founder and CEO of Cloud9

Tricia will take charge of the Cloud9 brand, our unique voice, and mission. She will also lead the global marketing efforts across all verticals at Cloud9, ranging from new initiatives to merchandise. She will also guide other facets of communication through campaigns and activations to deliver value with our global sponsorships.

“Tricia has already proven to the industry what she can do when you give her the reins. We’re ready to support her vision for our team so that we can thrive together.”

Jack Etienne, Co-Founder and CEO of Cloud9

“All I will say is that I’m ready to get started. Head in the clouds, but boots on the ground. It’s time to get to work.”

Tricia Sugita, Chief Marketing Officer of Cloud9

About Cloud9

Founded in 2013, Cloud9 has grown to become one of the most recognizable esports organizations in the world. With championships industry-wide, unmatched viewership hours, and extensive benefits packages for players and staff, Cloud9 prides itself on being the best in all categories.

At this time, Cloud9 fields professional teams in Apex Legends, Chess, Fortnite, Halo, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Teamfight Tactics, VALORANT, Wild Rift, and World of Warcraft.

To find more information about Cloud9, visit https://www.cloud9.gg.