Matthew Bromberg is currently a Group General Manager at Electronic Arts, where he leads the Bioware (U.S. and Canada), Victory, and Waystone studios. He was was most recently the GM of Bioware, Austin.
As president and CEO of Major League Gaming from 2006-2010, Matthew helped create the world's first digital sport, leading a start-up team that built the largest consumer video game events in North America; the largest web platform for competitive video gamers in the world; and live online broadcasts whose ratings in the young male demo bested those of major cable television. In the process, MLG acquired 5 companies and forged major strategic partnerships with Electronic Arts, Sony, ESPN, and Blizzard, and attracted a stable of tier-1 sponsors such as Proctor and Gamble, Doritos, Dr. Pepper, and BIC.
Prior to MLG, Matthew was CEO of Davidson Media Holdings, an investment and consulting partnership dedicated to online gaming, where he was an advisor to X-Fire (acquired by Viacom), Gametrust (acquired by Real Networks), and PixelPlay (acquired by Oberon).
Matthew spent six years at AOL as SVP and GM of MovieFone, GM of Consumer Products, and GM of AOL Games.
Previously, Matthew was at CMP Media as Publisher and General Manager of the TechWeb Network. He began his career working for Steven Brill as head of sales and marketing for Lexis Counsel Connect, a pioneering online service launched in 1993, and he later became Deputy Publisher at Brill's American Lawyer Media/Court TV.
Matthew has a B.A. in English from Cornell University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
- 05/05/11 -techcrunch.com