Successful influencer and eSports streamer James Paul Baratta oversees business development and manages social media as chief executive officer of FT Empire LLC. He negotiates eSports player contracts, sponsorship agreements, and profit-sharing agreements for more than 20 gamers, as well as handles analytics across multiple social media platforms. James Paul Baratta executive produced Sharebert’s Royale Rumble Fortnite Tournament, a YouTube event that attracted 7.4 million viewers.
Concurrently with his responsibilities with FT Empire, Mr. Baratta directs the board of the North American Collegiate League, a nonprofit organization he co-founded in 2019 to provide scholarship opportunities for gamers. He holds a bachelor of arts in international relations from the University of Southern California and a law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.
Mr. Baratta is a founding member of ICEBRKRSCLAN, an esports influencer network with over 180,000 subscribers, and a member of the Jonathan Club, one of the most prestigious private clubs in Los Angeles. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling to destinations around the world.