BIG and SoftwareOne Partner to Elevate Esports Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding

Berlin, Germany. May 8th, 2024 — Berlin International Gaming (BIG), Germany’s premier esports organization, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with SoftwareOne, a leading provider of software and cloud portfolio management with multiple business locations across Germany. This strategic collaboration marks an exciting new chapter for both entities as they converge their expertise to elevate the esports landscape, focusing on recruitment initiatives and employer branding.
The partnership with SoftwareOne underscores the importance of fostering a strong employer brand within the esports industry, recognizing the critical role it plays in attracting and retaining top talent. By joining forces, BIG and SoftwareOne aim to create innovative activations that not only showcase their shared commitment to the esports and gaming community but also provide valuable opportunities for talent acquisition.
“We are delighted to announce SoftwareOne as our latest partner, supporting both our prestigious League of Legends and Trackmania teams,” said Philipp Neubauer, Chief Sales Officer at BIG. “I want to thank SoftwareOne for believing in us. We are looking forward to collaborating on exciting activations with our pro players, SoftwareOne employees and talents.”
Susann Herzog, Talent Acquisition Lead DACH at SoftwareOne, emphasized her enthusiasm for the collaboration: “Together with BIG as one of the best esports teams worldwide, we aim to unite our passion for technology with the fascination of esports. Our main focus is clearly on creating synergies, as we recognize the enormous potential that arises from the connection of IT and esports. The partnership with BIG offers us a unique opportunity to increase our visibility as an employer brand, strengthen shared values, and engage directly with the community to promote top talents in every aspect. We are tremendously excited about the collaboration – it’s simply a highlight for us as an IT company!”
About Berlin International Gaming (BIG)
Berlin International Gaming (BIG) is a premier esports organization headquartered in Germany. With professional teams and players competing in six top games, including major esports titles like Counter-Strike 2 and League of Legends, BIG has firmly established itself as one of the most powerful esports organizations globally. Securing multiple major competition victories and winning over USD 3,000,000 in prize money since its foundation in 2017, BIG is renowned for its competitive achievements as the most successful club from Germany. Continuously captivating audiences globally with its exceptional talent and dedication to esports, BIG stands at the forefront of the industry.
About SoftwareOne
SoftwareOne is redefining how companies build, buy and manage everything in the cloud. By helping clients to migrate and modernise their workloads and applications – and in parallel, to navigate and optimise the resulting software and cloud changes – SoftwareOne unlocks the value of technology.

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