Tom Hearne is the CEO of Tiidal Gaming Group Corp. He is a seasoned operator with extensive experience as a C level executive, having scaled publicly traded technology companies including in his roles as past CFO of theScore, and Sportech PLC. Over the course of his career, Tom has on multiple occasions led companies through their rapid growth stage from startup revenues through $100MM run rates and has been an instrumental part in numerous financings raising in excess of $500MM and M&A transactions. Tom has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.
Tiidal is an esports and gaming platform company focused on owning and operating synergistic businesses focused on media and technology in the gaming ecosystem, including its wholly-owned subsidiaries Sportsflare and Lazarus Esports. Tiidal is focused on enabling competitive gaming and building the future of game-based entertainment.
Our technology business is branded as Sportsflare. Sportsflare’s product suite delivers robust odds feed and advanced technology solutions for a variety of partners, including sportsbooks, online betting, media, and video gaming companies. Using applied deep learning and artificial intelligence (“AI“) research, Sportsflare has established a state-of-the-art technology platform for its products that comprises an AI esports engine that accurately produces predictions for hundreds of in-game outcomes in real-time (micromarkets), a data platform that conducts the aggregation and analysis of various data sources, and a trading platform that not only updates in-play and pre-match prices based on betting activity but also offers automated bet settlements. Additionally, Sportsflare offers market-leading innovation with Bet-on-Yourself offerings that expand the engagement and gaming possibilities by allowing players to compete against the environment without an opponent.