FaZe Clan Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs is recognizing FaZe Clan CEO Lee Trink as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020 at its Builders + Innovators Summit.
Goldman Sachs selected Trink as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. Trink has been CEO of FaZe Clan for two years and has been building a brand that extends beyond esports to mainstream entertainment through content, collaborations and e-commerce. Trink has spent most of his illustrious career moving through the ranks in the music industry, working with global superstars such as Katy Perry, Coldplay, Lenny Kravitz, Kid Rock, and leading some of the most well-known music labels in the world including his time as President of Capitol Records and before that COO of both Virgin Records and Lava Records. Now, with Trink at the helm of FaZe Clan, the world's most prominent and influential gaming organization, he is a leader in one of the most rapidly growing industries across all sports and entertainment. Trink was also recently named to TheWrap's 2020 Innovators List .
"It's an honor to be included among this group of entrepreneurs recognized by Goldman Sachs," says Trink. "FaZe Clan is an incredibly special company where we break new ground every day, carving our path as a leader of youth culture and changing the way people think about esports and gaming as entertainment."
"True innovation is built from a diversity of perspectives and experiences," said David M. Solomon, ChiefExecutive Officer of Goldman Sachs. "Our Builders + Innovators Summit brings together a collective of impressive future leaders who are striving to drive meaningful change. For over 150 years, Goldman Sachs has supported entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. That's why we are pleased to recognize Lee Trink as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2020."
In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit, which this year will take place virtually, consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
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