ReadyUp fuels vibrant game communities with an interactive event platform that makes it easier to find, follow, and join in the action.
Game communities grow and thrive through active engagement.
Events that bring gamers together, spark our shared passion, and compel us to join in have defined the modern gaming landscape. As game experiences evolve, the types of events keep expanding, with online tournaments, pro esports in arenas, live streams, game releases, and in-game content.
Whether an event is online or in person, global or grassroots, in-game or in real life, ReadyUp is the interactive event platform that fuels vibrant game communities by making it easier to find, follow, and join in the action.
Discover relevant events, with filters and search personalization. Search by your favorite game, genre, team, platform, tournament organizer, competition level, location, and language.
Keep track of your favorite events, with interactive Event Cards and mobile calendar sync. Get real-time event details and add events to your personal calendar for reminders.
Engage any way you want: register for tournaments, watch live content, buy tickets & merch, and share with friends directly from your calendar notifications.
Roderick Alemania is the CEO of ReadyUp. An accomplished entrepreneur, Roderick has been at the forefront of industry transforming technology throughout his career. As the internet was transitioning to commercial use, Roderick helped to grow Infoseek from startup to publicly traded company, which was then purchased by Disney. As gaming shifted to the mass market, he was a key contributor for driving IGN’s value from $26MM to a $650MM acquisition by News Corp. At Vudu, he moved digital distribution to high definition formats (HD) when the industry was still in its infancy, driving a 60%+ revenue margin. At Six Apart, he helped to lead the development of the influencer marketing industry during the early days of blogs. And, at Tapjoy, he pioneered mobile advertising strategies for consumer brands.
Johnathan Fatal1ty Wendel
Chief Gaming Officer+
In 1999, Johnathan Wendel became the world’s first full-time professional gamer, with 12 World Championship Titles and a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to esports. He went on to found Fatal1ty Inc., which licenses the Fatal1ty brand to gaming accessory manufacturers. Johnathan is co-founder and Chief Gaming Officer of ReadyUp, a top ranked competitor on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and a top Twitch streamer.
After nearly 2 decades working at the forefront of open source and cloud technology stacks, Sean’s nearly fifteen years of experience in the game industry at a large game console manufacturer has kept his interests in tech and games well fed. He has experience at many levels in the industry, and include patents in the areas of distributed data processing systems and cloud and social gaming. Sean enjoys music, games, and travel in his spare time.
Head of Community & Content+
10 years of YouTube and gaming content creation have helped Dan amass over a quarter million loyal followers. In 2013 he was awarded the prestigious Xbox MVP title for his work in the Microsoft Xbox community. Today he’s a full-time streamer, writer, and video game consultant.
SVP of Product+
Tim Steudler is a strategic growth and emerging technology executive bringing eighteen years of entrepreneurial and corporate leadership with domain experience across music, sports, media, mobile and gaming. As the SVP of Business Development at ReadyUp, Tim is passionate about building, scaling and commercializing innovative products and services that shape the future of immersive content. Prior to ReadyUp, Tim was the co-founder of digital sports strategy and technology firm Rebel Ventures. He served as SVP of Monetization at the premium mobile video ad network AdColony (Acquired by Opera Mediaworks), leading their publishing and strategic growth business and previously led Corporate Alliances at Activision Blizzard, where he was responsible for their emerging platform monetization strategy and brokering strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 brands.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual and Media Arts with a minor in Marketing from Emerson College in Boston, MA. He’s a die-hard Boston sports fan and enjoys living in the rivalry in Los Angeles, where he is a mentor in the Dodgers technology accelerator with R/GA.
Customer Success and Content Production Manager+
Jeff Wood has made a career out of building communities. Starting in the music industry he built online communities for clients like Breaking Benjamin, The Jonas Brothers, and helped many other artists build loyal and dedicated digital followings. More recently he has been focusing on video games and building a community of friendly gamers dedicated to having fun together.
Customer Success and Community Manager+
Dave Throop is a 10 year esports industry veteran. He competed semi professionally, worked on professional broadcasts and has an extensive history of writing, coaching, running social media accounts and creating content within esports. He has been a part of several major esports communities including Halo, Overwatch, Call of Duty and League of Legends, He currently works with a variety of esports companies as a consultant, writing, and serving as broadcast talent.