BlocSide Sports is creating a digital platform that leverages frictionless payments, mobile ticketing, augmented reality, and Blockchain technology to improve fan engagement within professional football. BlocSide is combining the world’s largest sport with the decade’s most disruptive technological innovation.
CEO & Co-Founder
Daniel is the Co-founder and CEO of BlocSide and the Only4Stars International Sports & Entertainment Corporation Ltd (ISEC). Only4stars is a global football, marketing, match and sports tourism agency that specializes in developing and managing elite youth players, high-profile players, and coaches around the world. Additionally, Daniel is the Co-founder and COO of Tipster, an IOS App and Web Widget that lets you get personalized style advice from vetted influencers. Tipster, a two-sided marketplace, has been featured in Vogue, WWD, Yahoo Style, and Good Day New York. Daniel is an ex-professional football player, Brown University Graduate, and StartX S' 17 Alum, Stanford University's Accelerator Program. He currently sits on the board of advisors for Rise.Cool Blockchain, a transparent and efficient marketplace for brands and influencers to partner on campaigns, and Avalanche Labs Ltd, a niche social media growth hacking agency.
Co-Founder & President
George is the Co-Founder and President of BlocSide and the Only4Stars International Sports and Entertainment Corporation (I.S.E.C). He was a licensed FIFA player agent and official agent for the Hellenic Football Federation. Over his 30 years in the football industry, he has built up a client list of elite youth and well-established players. Furthermore, George is renowned and widely recognized by major football clubs, such as AFC Ajax, FC Internationale Milano, and Bayer 04 Leverkusen, for his scouting prowess, youth camps, emphasis on developing young talent, and professionalism. He also has managed to acquire the exclusive rights to start building the Ajax brand name in Southern Europe, starting with Greece and Cyprus. Previously, George was the owner of AllStar Sports Consultancy, a Players & Match Agency in Athens, Greece.
Head of Engineering
Savio is passionate about technology and has an entrepreneurial spirit. Over the course of his career he has been involved in various aspects of software engineering and has an accomplished record in architecture and engineering, startup management, development, strategy, r&d, data planning, process engineering, mentoring/coaching and creating high performance teams. Savio has been involved in pivitol roles from CTO to hacker at several other startups over the years, including Dynaprice, Intraspect, USInternetWorkings, Cirqit, and Reach Networks. He has also solved problems at the corporate level. In this space some of his prior clients include Johnson & Johnson, Corbis Motion, Merck, GenRe, HSBC, BMW, Simon & Schuster, and The CIT Group. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, jamming, skiing, gardening and playing soccer at least twice a week. He currently serves as an advisor for two start-up companies and hacks all day long.
Chief Strategy Officer
Bobby is the Chief Strategy Officer of BlocSide and the Only4Stars International Sports & Entertainment Corporation Ltd (ISEC). He is responsible for growth strategy, promotional development and sponsorship activation for the company and its clients. For the past 15 years, he has been a catalyst in the rapid growth of multiple sports & gaming tech start-ups both in North America and Europe including CBS SportsLine, Sports.com, 1Up.com and partypoker. Bobby’s experience combines online & offline marketing, new business development, sponsorships activation and customer acquisition. Prior to joining the online revolution, he started at SportsRadio 560 WQAM where he was Sports Sponsorship Specialist for the Florida Marlins Radio Network.
Head of Product
Thomas Emmanuel has an extensive background in business and technology. He started learning simple computer programming when he was only 8 years old and founded his first technology firm at 18. By the time he was 22, he developed the initial IP around barcoded mobile coupon and ticketing.
VP of Strategy
Brandon is a Georgetown University Graduate with experiences in both startups and global corporations ranging across a variety of industries—retail, finance and professional sports. Having worked as a data specialist and product consultant at Morningstar, Brandon brings a transferable versatility to the marketplace. Prior to Morningstar, Brandon Co-Founded Kings of the Playground, a sustainable t-shirt company rooted with charitable initiatives. Previously, Brandon worked for Ann Inc. (global women’s retailer), New York Mets (professional baseball club) and Goodworld (integrated transaction software startup).
VP of Marketing
Morgan is the Head of Marketing for the Stars Group and Only4stars I.S.E.C. Morgan was the Head of User Acquisition for AvalancheLabs Lld, a niche social media growth hacking firm, co-founded by Daniel Taylor and Andrew Duplessie. She holds a Masters in Macro-Social Work from the University of Michigan, with specializations in organizational management, and sports within the structure of community development. Previous work experience includes significant time at exercise focused non-profits, as well as digital marketing experience at a full-service agency, The Kepler Group. Morgan is an avid sports fan and competitive runner, that brings a plethora of social media marketing experience to the team.
Daniel is the Creative Director of BlocSide, well-versed in designing and engaging user experiences and products, and strategically branding initiatives and content. He is accomplished at helping turn raw ideas into polished products, from creative concept to execution. As a Savannah College of Art and Design alumni, Daniel’s convention in the design industry is known for pairing maximalist image-making with typographic nuance, for a variety of clients in: finance, technology, sports and more. He prioritizes a research-based approach to ensure each design is appropriately targeted to BlocSide’s larger brand strategy and continues to utilize his expertise of design to create, engage and empower across print, screen and user experience.
Patrik Devlin is a full-stack developer at BlocSide Sports Limited. He graduated in 2017 with degrees in Computer Science and Economics from Connecticut College, where he also captained the varsity soccer team for two years. He was a two-time All-American and All-American Scholar athlete and led the team to back-to-back record-breaking seasons. Patrik loves exploring the creative potential and real world impact of new technologies, which has led him to the blockchain. He is excited to apply this passion to BlocSide products while adding his organizational talents, deep appreciation for the beautiful game, and technical experience with upscale projects to the team.
Tyler's primary obligations are to manage relationships with football clubs, players, coaches, and agents within the United States and conducting due diligence on club acquisition opportunities across the globe. Tyler graduated from Brown University in 2017 with a degree in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations, focusing on Business Economics and Southern Methodist University in 2018 with a Masters in Finance. Throughout his college soccer career, he accumulated over forty appearances, five goals, two conference championships, and an NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearance. Tyler is also a co-founder of Flow Solutions, where they build affordable running water units to improve sanitary conditions and consumption practices for households in developing countries. When not consuming himself in the world of football, Tyler considers himself a foodie and loves to read. He plays pickup basketball and golf in his free time and has a refined taste in television.