Management & Staff
An overview of the members of management within the Method organisation.
Scott founded the original Method World of Warcraft guild in May, 2005. Over the years he has led the Method guild to numerous ‘World First’ boss kills, the highest achievement attainable in World of Warcraft. Outside of gaming, Scott has completed two University degrees and worked in the finance sector for General Electric.
In 2015 he pursued working full time on Method and since then has been at the forefront of developing Method into the esports organisation of today. In addition, Scott is an active streamer on Twitch, amassing a large following due to his long time established presence in the World of Warcraft community.
A former professional Poker player and talent agent. Sascha joined Method’s World of Warcraft Guild in June, 2007, and he was an active member until the end of 2009. A year later he began to build Method as an organisation and brand. Sascha created an infrastructure that over time developed Method from a WoW guild into a profitable and growing business. In 2015 Sascha lead Method’s first expansion outside of WoW by signing new teams in a variety of esports titles. Today he spearheads operations at Method together with Scott.
Shanna has played Blizzard games since 1994, starting with Warcraft: Orcs vs Humans. She attended the University of Tennessee and earned a BA in Broadcast Journalism, and began work in the marketing industry. She joined the WoW fansite OpenRaid in 2012 within a month of their launch, becoming operations manager and helping the site grow to over 500,000 active users.
After departing the site in early 2016, Shanna immediately joined Method as their Social Media Manager and eventually transitioned to the Communication Director role, the first full time position ever held at Method outside of the ownership roles. In 2018 she moved into the General Manager role and has played a major part in the growth of the Race to World First event series.
From a young age Jay always had a passion for gaming and esports, growing up playing The Lost Vikings, World of Warcraft and later StarCraft II where he attained the rank of Master.
After obtaining a degree in Business Management, Jay went on to study with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland whilst working within the Corporate Finance team at a leading independent Scottish accountancy firm. Working with a wide range of clients, Jay advised on mergers & acquisitions, due diligence, financial modelling and more. Jay also spent time working within the finance department of a major international Oil & Gas service company.
As the previous World Showdown of Esports (WSOE) Commissioner, Christian Bishop was an integral part of the multi-genre, multi-game tournament series development since joining the team in Fall 2018.
Today, Bishop is now responsible for the sales and partnership team as Chief Revenue Officer, while managing current and new developer partnerships. He also oversees new, large-scale business opportunities and transactions to accelerate Method’s global growth strategy.