Maikelele joins ULTI Agency as player agent
It is with great pleasure that ULTI Agency announces the addition of Mikail "Maikelele" Bill as a professional Esports player agent.
Please welcome Maikelele!
After spending ten years as a professional Counter-Strike player, Maikelele has decided to open a new chapter by becoming a player agent with ULTI Agency. He brings a rare level of experience within Esports that cannot be understated, having played for heavy hitting organizations like G2 Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and FaZe Clan.
Maikelele is most known for his first stint with Ninjas in Pyjamas, helping them reach the Major final at DreamHack Winter 2014. After helping G2 Esports reach the semi-final of DreamHack Cluj-Napoca 2015, another Major, he returned to NiP for a second time. They would win StarSeries Season 2 and reach the semifinal at the ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals.
After such a storied career, Maikelele is keen to jump in head first as an agent and provide his fellow players with the support they need.
When asked about his career as a whole and this new opportunity, this is what he had to say:
“I'm happy with the career I had as a pro player. Sure, on paper it might not be as stacked as other pro players but at the end of the day for me it was the journey. I played the biggest tournaments in the world, I won trophies and got MVPs so I'm happy with the end result.”
When asked about why he felt compelled to become an agent:
“I've always been working hard for both me and my teammates to have the best contracts with a great sense of security. How they are treated when playing is important but making sure they are prepared in worst case scenarios like getting benched matters just as much.
When I got the initial call from ULTI, I felt like this is something I would be great at. I know that players out there have trust issues with agents which is understandable but I'm here to change that.
I've always wanted to be the best at what I can do and this time around is to help ULTI but also esport athletes.”