Fil-Am gamer makes Forbes list '30 under 30'

Posted at 03/05/14 2:27 PM

REDWOOD CITY, California - At just 23 years old, Filipino-American gamer Justin Ignacio finds himself named among Forbes magazine's prestigious "30 under 30" list.

New Jersey-born Ignacio made the cut on the 2014 Forbes list of the 30 brightest young stars in video games under 30-years old.

The Fil-Am tech guru, known to video gamers as "The Gun Run", is a broadcast production manager at Twitch.tv.

Forbes said Ignacio helps keep thousands of video streams running on the e-sports web site.

He also manages Twitch.tv’s biggest live events, such as the League of Legends Championship Series.

His mother Lea is a nurse from Negros Occidental while his father Florendo is originally from Pampanga.