DraftKings, Daily Fantasy and sportsbook operator, announced new leadership changes. The company said that it has appointed Jocelyn Moore and Valarie Mosley to the board of directors.
The board now consists of 15 members, with two newly created seats. The pair fill the two new seats. This news comes after the announcement that NBA legend Michael Jordon will serve as the special advisor to the board. He has received an equity interest in the company as well.
Moore is currently a venture partner at Ozone X in New York. It is at an early stage and interested in tech companies. Ozone X is founded by women and members of the minority group. She is also serving as the executive-in-residence at the private membership club, The Gathering Spot at Atlanta.
She has previously worked as the Vice President of Communication and Public Affairs for the National Football League (NFL). She even led the Public affairs response to the US Supreme Court’s repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act.
Moore commented that she is absolutely thrilled to assume her new position. She further said that DraftKings has revolutionized the sports content with engaging product offerings.
Valerie Mosley, the other appointee, is the founder and chief executive of Upward Health. This is a technology platform, helping the Americans to grow their wealth. She also advises and invests in companies and assets through financing firm, Valmo Ventures. Mosley founded Valmo Ventures, and she continues to act as the CEO of the company.
She was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Black Women in Business and one of the 75 Most Powerful African Americans at Wall Street. This was published by the Black Enterprise Magazine.
She said that DraftKings is a powerhouse with a strong, competitive, and compassionate management team. She looks forward to adding value to the shareholders and stakeholders as a board member.