MAP Esports Network, Inc. dba MAP Digital Network. We develop, produce, team building, career focused, tech, media, esports, gaming, coding, robotics VR, NFT & Web3 training and events.
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Jacob R. Miles III is a 30-year resident of Grapevine, Texas. He is the Founder and CEO of MAP Esports Network Inc. (MAP) dba MAP Media Network, MAP Digital Network, MAP Labs, Global Digital Divide Initiative (GDDI), Power Players League® (PPL). The MAP Digital Experience System is an advisor-guided system of programs that are perfect for team building, leadership development, and an effortless way to learn about today’s leading-edge technologies, the digital divide, and their importance to individual careers, overall business growth and positive social impact. Client base includes corporations, municipalities, non-profits and small businesses.
He is national speaker focused on career advancement, digital literacy, diversity, entrepreneurship and the importance of mentoring and role models in disadvantaged communities.
He has presented companies, business models and plans to Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Piper Jaffrey, among many others with successful outcomes.
He has been featured on MTV, CNN, PBS, NPR, BET, NBC, CBS and in the Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Business Week, Entrepreneur, EBONY, Black Enterprise, Institutional Investor magazine and many local television programs, magazines, and newspapers.
He has been featured by the New York, American Strong Museum of Play for his award-winning, contributions to the toy and entertainment industry.
He is featured in A&E Network’s History Channel’s program, Toys That Built America – Season 3 https://play.history.com/shows/the-toys-that-built-america/season-3 He is a past City of Grapevine, Texas (Mayor and City Council) appointee serving on the Board of Directors of the Grapevine Heritage Foundation (GHF) for over 10 years. GHF is responsible for protecting the city’s history and historical assets, fundraising, He is an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Grapevine and a founding member of its “Iron Men” men’s group. He is a past member of the University of North Texas – Denton, Marketing School Advisory Council.
He is an original Kenner Toys Star Wars engineer working with George Lucas on the original Star Wars toys and is an avid collector.