On January 29, 2014, Angel Munoz launched GTribe, a next-generation social media network focused primarily on tech savvy gamers and technology enthusiasts. Angel Munoz is GTribe's President and Creative Director.
Born in New York City, Angel Munoz became a stockbroker in 1985. In 1990 he launched New World Investments, a boutique investment firm specializing in emerging technologies. In 1995 he sold it and entered the video game industry.
On December 1, 1995, Munoz launched the Adrenaline Vault, an award-winning video game publication, that was widely regarded as one of the world's most reliable sources of industry news.
On June 26, 1997, Munoz launched the Cyberathlete Professional League. The CPL was the global organization that first defined video game competitions as a professional sport. Under Munoz's ten-year management, the CPL hosted 60 international tournament events in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The CPL also sanctioned 600 international qualifiers, and awarded over $3 million in cash prizes. Due to his pioneering work at the CPL, Angel Munoz is sometimes referred to as the father of professional gaming (esports), now a multi-billion dollar industry.
On August 21, 2010, he completed the sale of the CPL, to the Singaporean investment firm WoLong Ventures, Ltd. Subsequently, The CPL moved its headquarters and operations to China.
Munoz also had a small acting role in the film Striking Range with Lou Diamond Phillips and Yancy Butler, and he's been the subject of several documentaries, including American Gamer and G4M3RS. Munoz wrote the forward to the book Monster Gaming, and his story has been included in the books Smartbomb, Game Boys and Dungeons and Dreamers.
You can message him on GTribe.