Our Team, Vision, Mission, and Values

Our Vision:

  • The leader in content and news delivery for gamers
  • The first choice for original features and guides for games we cover

Our Mission:

  • Provide gamers the information they need, where they need it

Our Values:

  • Passion – we love to game!
  • Excellence – committed to quality and success in everything we do
  • Integrity – we are credible, reliable, and transparent

Senior Management Team

Sherif Khair
Chief Executive Officer

Sherif Khair joined Master Games International as Chief Executive Officer in February 2013. Sherif is an experienced executive with a proven track record in developing international start-up operations. After working in Ottawa and Vancouver for market research organizations, Sherif spent nearly 10 years in Zurich, Switzerland in the financial services and aviation sectors. He was primarily involved in the global oversight of marketing and sales activities while being a key executive in merger & acquisitions, including post-merger management and green field start-ups.

In 2002 Sherif was appointed Business Development Director for an aviation multinational based in Sydney, Australia, helping to launch new airline start-ups. Thereafter for a 5 year period, as a VP for a resources-based company, he helped launch and support new operations in Brazil, Ghana and Malaysia. Prior to joining MGI Sherif once again re-joined the aviation sector as a National Operations Director for the Oceania Region overseeing operations and staff in all capital cities.

Sherif has an economics and marketing research degree including an environmental concentration from Concordia University in Montreal and has completed post graduate work in marketing and e-commerce at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is fluent in English, French & German and holds Australian, Canadian and Swiss citizenships

John Hoskin
Chief Operations Officer

John was originally brought on board by Master Games International to market their chess site (WorldChessNetwork.com) but proceeded to convince the board of directors that MMO gaming was a lucrative market still in its infancy. The board proceeded to instate John as the COO of the newly forged Ten Ton Hammer, and the rest is history.

Before joining Ten Ton Hammer, John opened the first public Internet Service Provider in Southern Ontario in 1993, which later branched out into content creation. He’s been in the computer game industry since 1996, when he founded the original GameStats.com. He now lives with his family in a tiny town in Ontario, Canada.

Reuben Waters
Content Director

Reuben began his career at Master Games International as a volunteer on our Age of Conan community site and quickly rose through the ranks from Managing Editor to Editor-in-Chief and Content Director in late 2012

A gamer since the Atari 2600 was the hot home console, Reuben comes from a background in the visual arts, Reuben holds degrees in fine arts and has completed master’s level coursework in fine arts and game design.

Jeff Woleslagle
Business Development Director

Hired on as the Everquest 2 community manager for Ten Ton Hammer in November 2004, Jeff spent seven years as the Ten Ton Hammer network’s Editor-in-Chief before taking on the leadership of Master Games International’s Business Development team in late 2012. He is since fulfilling an interim role as Editor-in-Chief for eSports Media.

Jeff holds degrees in accounting, business administration, and information technology and enjoys 3D printing, electronics, and amateur inventing in his spare time.

Ryan Buzzanca
Technical Director and Systems Administrator

Starting as the Systems administrator he now furthered his role by managing the technical team and instituting plans to further enhance the use of technology.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He began his career as a web application programmer and continues to further his skills in various programming tasks.

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