Board of Directors

Dmitry Kozko
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman

Mr. Kozko has served as our Chief Executive Officer since January 2020 and has served as Executive Chairman since December 2020. A technology entrepreneur and author of more than two dozen patents, Mr. Kozko joined Motorsport Games from its parent company, Motorsport Network in January 2020, having held the positions of Senior VP of Operations and then COO at Motorsport Network since November 2018. Prior to joining Motorsport Network in January 2018, Mr. Kozko was the CEO of Ultracast, a live 360˚ video and virtual reality platform, and President of IC Realtime, a digital surveillance manufacturer, from February 2014 to November 2018. Mr. Kozko still currently serves as a member of the board of IC Realtime. Mr. Kozko formerly served as the President and Director of Net Element, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETE), a global technology and value-added solutions group that supports electronic payments acceptance in a multi-channel environment, from December 2010 until February 2014 after taking Net Element public and completing the acquisition and integration of Unified Payments, a provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies that was recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fastest growing private company in the United States in 2012.

Chairman of the Board
Peter Moore
Independent Director
Peter Moore has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2021. Mr. Moore brings more than 30 years of experience in gaming, entertainment, and consumer products as well as his tremendous personal passion for motorsports and cars. He is currently SVP/GM of Sports and Live Entertainment at Unity Technologies, a role he commenced with the global platform leader in January 2021. He was previously at Liverpool FC as Chief Executive Officer, joining in June 2017, where he was responsible for all business, commercial and operational areas of the Club. He was named Premier League CEO of the Year in November 2019. Prior to Liverpool FC, Mr. Moore previously led EA’s Competitive Gaming Division where he brought to life new global competitions for EA franchises including FIFA, Madden NFL and Battlefield. Prior to that Mr. Moore served as Chief Operating Officer of EA, providing strategic leadership for all global operations that enabled EA to bring products to market via retail and digital direct-to-consumer channels. He also previously held the position of President of EA SPORTS, overseeing the delivery of some of the top-selling sports video games from franchises including FIFA, Madden NFL, NCAA Football and NHL. Mr. Moore oversaw the growth of the FIFA Interactive World Cup, growing it into one of the world’s largest gaming tournaments. He has held leadership positions as the Corporate Vice President of the Interactive Entertainment Business of Microsoft, heading the Xbox platform business, as President and COO of SEGA of America, where he oversaw the launch of the Sega Dreamcast, and Senior Vice President of marketing at Reebok International Ltd. 
Independent Director
Neil Anderson
Independent Director

Neil Anderson has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2020. Mr. Anderson previously practiced as an attorney with the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP from 1971 to 2013. Mr. Anderson was a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell from 1979 to 2008 and of counsel to the firm from 2009 to 2013. During the period he was a partner, Mr. Anderson was actively involved in corporate matters, focusing primarily on M&A transactions, both domestically and internationally. Between 2000 and 2002, Mr. Anderson served as the head of Sullivan & Cromwell’s M&A practice in Europe, resident in the firm’s London office. Mr. Anderson has been a frequent speaker and faculty member on professional seminars and programs dealing with M&A and related matters. Mr. Anderson holds a J.D. and an A.B. from Columbia University.

Independent Director
Francesco Piovanetti
Independent Director

Francesco Piovanetti has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2020. Mr. Francesco Piovanetti is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of both Arco Capital Corporation, Ltd., a provider of financial investment services, and Arco Global Management LLC, an investment management and consulting firm. He has served in various Arco roles since 2006. Mr. Piovanetti has more than twenty-five years of experience working in various areas of asset management, emerging markets, real estate, corporate finance, capital markets and investment banking. Mr. Piovanetti served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Cazador Acquisition Corp. Ltd. (formerly Nasdaq: CAZA) from April 2010 to June 2012. From 2003 to 2006, he served as a Managing Director at an alternative asset management firm. From 1997 to 2003, he was employed as an Analyst and later as an Associate, a Vice President and then as a Director at Deutsche Bank in its Structured Capital Markets Group, which executed proprietary and client arbitrage transactions. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Senior Analyst in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Corporate Finance Group where he consulted in the areas of commercial lending, M&A, management buyouts, capital sourcing and valuation services. Mr. Piovanetti received a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Finance from Bryant University, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business School. 

Independent Director
James Allen

James William Allen has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2020. Mr. Allen has served as President of Motorsport Network, our parent company, since October 2018. Prior to serving as President of Motorsport Network, Mr. Allen served as President EMEA of Motorsport Network from April 2018 to October 2018 and Director of Speed Merchants Ltd, a Motorsport Network affiliate, from July 2017 to April 2018. Prior to joining Motorsport Network, Mr. Allen served as a correspondent and commentator for various media outlets, including BBC, ESPN, ITV and Financial Times, and has 30 years’ experience at the front line of international motorsports. Mr. Allen is an expert in F1, Formula E, Le Mans, IndyCar and many other racing series with deep relationships with rights holders, federations, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), teams, drivers, brands and agencies. Mr. Allen holds an undergraduate BA and MA (Masters) degree in English and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford. We believe that Mr. Allen is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his deep understanding of international motorsports and extensive experience in content creation, digital media and broadcast.