CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Podium eSports is delighted to announce the addition of John Theodore to the company as its Chief Innovation Officer (CIO).

In his role as Chief Innovation Officer, Theodore will be responsible for the creation and design of new Podium eSports series and special events. This will include (but is not limited to) the selection of tracks and cars for Podium eSports series and special events, and the exploration of other platforms outside of iRacing for Podium eSports to utilize in the future.

Theodore is a well-established streamer in the iRacing community with over 3,000 followers on his personal Twitch channel ( He also is familiar with Podium competition, having raced in three of Podium’s four series this season.

“The opportunity to add John to Podium was one that we could not pass up,” said Podium eSports Chief Communications Officer James Pike. “John is one of the most respected drivers in our series. He has a fantastic ear for the iRacing community, a brilliant sense of what works in the sim and is absolutely the right person to take Podium to the next level.”

“I’m really happy to be joining Podium and look forward to building on what has already been accomplished in the first season,” said Theodore. “We already have been hard at work developing what will take place in the second half of 2019 and I’m excited for Podium to share these plans in the near future.”

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About Podium eSports
Podium eSports, home of the best competition in sim racing, launched in January 2019. As one of the only companies in sim racing to combine its competition and broadcast divisions, Podium is uniquely positioned to transform sim racing in the world of esports and help sim racing realize its full commercial potential. In addition to administering its own series, Podium has partnered with the Porsche Club of America and the CARS Tour to develop the CARS eSport Tour and the Porsche Club of America Sim Racing Series. Podium eSports races are broadcast live on the Podium eSports Network, which can be found at For more information, visit  

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