Noah Whinston is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Immortals, LLC, a global esports organization based in Los Angeles. Immortals, founded in 2015, has raised strategic investment from AEG, Lionsgate, the Milken Family, Meg Whitman, and Steve Kaplan. The franchise owns and operates the Los Angeles Valiant, one of two Los Angeles-based franchises in Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League, which launched in January 2018. Immortals competes in Rainbow Six: Siege and mobile esports title Clash Royale, and in 2018 re-launched the Brazilian heritage brand MIBR for its CS:GO team, the most popular and competitively successful team in the world.
Whinston, 24, grew up in the Chicago suburb of Evanston and began his esports journey in online betting, where he was the top earner on a major League of Legends gambling site. In 2015, Whinston dropped out of Northwestern University and started Immortals. Leading Immortals to become one of the most prominent North American esports organizations, Noah has also been a leader in promoting sustainable player treatment and industry ethics.