Josh Cella

MLG, Head of Global Partnerships

Josh Cella is currently the head of global sales and partnerships for MLG, a division of Activision Blizzard. MLG is the division of Activision Blizzard responsible for operating Call of Duty World League and Overwatch League, two of the most widely known esports leagues in the world. Cella’s team – which is based in NYC but has sales offices in Europe, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and LatAm – is responsible for creating global brand partnerships across the entire Activision Blizzard portfolio of esports properties.  Additionally, the MLG Partnerships team represents MLG Network, a premier OTT and digital video network, which broadcasts live and VOD esports content enabling brands to reach esports fans everywhere.

Prior to MLG, Cella managed all digital advertising revenue for Univision Communications' portfolio of digital assets, including, Flama, the Univision Creator Network, and The Root. Cella also worked at NFL Media from 2007-2013. He managed all digital advertising revenue from 2010-2012 and then all linear and digital advertising from 2012-2013.

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