About HPL Digital Sport
Hot Paper Lantern (HPL) Digital Sport is a specialty group within HPL, born out of the explosion of fantasy sports and the legalization of sports betting. We help fantasy sports, online betting and other esports brands acquire new audiences and gain a competitive edge.
Our game plan is unique, integrating a handful of tailored services to create the perfect play for each brand.
Create a seamless experience for your audience
Digging to unearth what lies at the heart of your brand
Managing the reputation and credibility of your brand among your most important audiences
Enhance your brand through design and crafting a narrative
Building meaningful customer connections to drive conversion
Build your customer base
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We jump through hoops for our clients, at any stage of the game.
Ed is CEO of HPL Digital Sport. He leads business strategy, and provides overall direction to new service development, client relations, and new business.
After 23 years in the industry working alongside some of the biggest consumer, financial and B2B brands, he launched Hot Paper Lantern in 2018 and HPL Digital Sport shortly thereafter.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Drew University, and currently serves as a trustee for the school. Ed will always root for the New York Giants, no matter their record.
Mike is VP of Communications at HPL Digital Sport. A seasoned communications professional with more than a decade of in-house and agency experience, he specializes in driving innovative media relations campaigns for clients.
Mike earned a Bachelors of Science in public relations and advertising from Ithaca College and is a rabid fan of the Tennessee Titans and the Boston Red Sox.
Chief Strategy Officer
Mike serves as a digital consultant to businesses at the brand, operating unit and enterprise level. He has over 15 years of experience advising on digital strategy, integrated marketing, analytics and technical delivery to clients in media, publishing, financial, healthcare and more.
Mike holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of Hartford and is an avid New York Giants fan.
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