Giels Brouwer, CTO of Unknown Group and Founder of Sportstech Companies SciSports and BallJames, Joins HUDstats as Board Advisor

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The Hague, February 22nd, 2023. Esports data analytics company HUDstats announces the appointment of Giels Brouwer as the company's new board advisor. In his new role, Giels will lend his vast expertise in sports data and his keen technical vision to supporting the company's international growth and helping widen the product offering. 

“I have known Giels for some time, and he has always pushed the boundaries of innovation in all his ventures. With his proven track record in establishing new verticals using the latest technology, he's a tremendous addition to our team. I am sure his passion for video games, combined with his vast experience in Artificial Intelligence and sports will be an important accelerator of our growth", said Andrei Bălănescu, CEO of HUDstats.

Giels Brouwer also acts as CTO for the impact investment company Unknown Group and is the founder of sports tech companies SciSports and BallJames (Inmotio), where he also served as CEO. At SciSports, Giels started the digital revolution in data-driven player recruitment in the professional football industry and grew the company into the global market leader. Giels's passion for sports data goes even deeper. In 2010, he participated in the Dutch National Championships FIFA and is an avid esports fan and gamer, looking to broaden the scope of data-driven esports storytelling and explore the market's potential.

"I'm really looking forward to working closely with Andrei and the dedicated international team at HUDstats to help realise the huge potential of their AI-powered esports storytelling ecosystem and explore new verticals for their exciting AI/ML technology stack. The product and traction in the market clearly indicate that there are so many opportunities that we can grasp, and I am excited to join the bright HUDstats team in their rapid growth path", added Giels Brouwer.

About HUDstats

HUDstats is a pioneering esports data and analytics company dedicated to bringing esports closer to audiences with data-driven storytelling. Using advanced machine learning models and AI technology, HUDstats extracts and delivers real-time esports data, enhanced statistics and real-time data visualisation services for esports clients worldwide. HUDstats recently announced partnerships with LaLiga, the KNVB and SIS. For more information on HUDstats, visit