Darren currently serves as Vice President of Talent Management at FaZe Clan, the world's most prominent and influential gaming organization. He heads FaZe Clan’s talent management group overseeing signing and development strategy for content creators, streamers, and pro players. In addition, he oversees their world-class team of talent managers who foster their roster of content creators into superstars in competitive gaming and mainstream culture. Before joining FaZe, he served as an Executive at United Talent Agency, where he oversaw operations of UTA Esports, a department created out of the acquisition of Everyday Influencers Management, a talent management firm, and Press X Agency, an influencer marketing agency, both of which Darren was a partner and co-founder. Prior to that, he led all Entertainment and Social Influencer Partnerships at Maker Studios, which was acquired by The Walt Disney Company. He was responsible for creating partnerships with traditional celebrities, musicians, and social influencers to bring them into the Maker network and create bespoke digital growth strategies. Darren started his career in traditional talent representation both at boutique talent management firms and talent agencies representing TV/Film actors.
Tuesday Oct 6th
Darren Yan - VP Talent, FaZe Clan
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