Speakers


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2019 Speakers

Baron Davis

Athlete & Founder

Baron Davis Enterprises

Carola Jain

CMO

Spartan Race

Julian Edelman

SB LIIII MVP & Co-Founder

Coast Productions

Dana White

President

UFC

Nick Kelly

Head of US Sports Marketing

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Connor Schell

EVP, Content

ESPN

Melissa Brenner

EVP, Digital Media

NBA

Howard Mittman

CEO

Bleacher Report

Andrea Kremer

Thursday Night Football Announcer

Amazon Prime Video

David Stern

Commissioner Emeritus

NBA

Manny Gonzalez

Senior Director, Cultural Diversity

Moet Hennessy

Renie Anderson

CRO & EVP of Partnerships

NFL

Mina Kimes

Senior Writer, Podcast Host and Commentator

ESPN

Katie O'Reilly

CMO

Philadelphia 76ers

Michael McGoohan

CMO

Performance Health

Chris Termini

Managing Director of Championships and Alliances

NCAA

Marie Donoghue

VP of Sports Video

Amazon Prime Video

Hannah Storm

Thursday Night Football Announcer

Amazon Prime Video

Adam Figman

Head of Content

SLAM

Mike Wragg

Global Head of Research

Nielsen Sports

Evan Engram

Tight End

NY Giants

Andrew Fingerman

CEO

PhotoShelter

Laura Gentile

SVP, Marketing

ESPN

Elizabeth O'Brien

Program Director, Sports & Entertainment

IBM

Daniel Shichman

CEO & Co-Founder

WSC Sports

Dev Sethi

Head of Sports

Instagram

Victoria Anderson

VP, Brand & Digital Strategy

Endeavor

Jim Cavale

Founder & CEO

INFLCR

Simone Deocares-Lengyel

Global Integrated Media

Converse

Dennis Page

CEO

SLAM Media

Steve Byrd

Head of Global Strategic Partnerships

Sportradar

Michael Schneider

Head of Live TV & Sports Marketing

Hulu

Deirdre Lester

CRO

Barstool Sports

Jason Whitney

Strategic Growth Director

Tubular Labs

Laurence "Overtime Larry" Marsach

Talent/Creator

Overtime

Mike Kelley

President, Americas

Grabyo

Josh Linforth

Commercial Director

Genius Sports Media

Bruce Odle

President

USA TODAY Sports Images

Andrew Patterson

VP, Partnerships & Strategy

Greenfly

Katy Marshall

Associate Director, Brand Building

The Kraft Heinz Company

Ted Griggs

President, Group and Strategic Production & Programming Leader

NBC Sports Group

Sandra Lopez

GM & VP

Intel

Blake Lawrence

Co-Founder

opendorse

Jason George

CEO

Telescope

Benny Snell Jr.

Running Back

Pittsburgh Steelers

Catherine Chan-Smith

Director, Social Integration

NFL

Nathan Peterson

CRO

Tagboard

Melissa Lawton

Live Sports Production

Facebook

James Robinson

Executive Creative Director

Momentum Worldwide

Michael Calderon

SVP, Programming & Digital Media

BTN

Assaf Swissa

Co-Founder

Coast Productions

Joseph Markowski

EVP, North America

DAZN

Bonnie Bernstein

Founder & Journalist

Walk Swiftly Productions

Keith Dawkins

Founder & CEO

Rock Hill Media Ventures

Keith Hernandez

Founder & Partner

Launch Angle

James Ruth

Senior Director, Properties

MLS

Hemal Jhaveri

Editor

USA TODAY Sports

Geoff Collins

Head Football Coach

Georgia Tech

Kevin Marotta

SVP Marketing & Content Strategy

MSG Networks

Jillian Kramer

VP, Research

YPulse

Juan Convers

SVP, Digital Content

Univision

Shawn Green

Co-Founder

Greenfly

Scott Langerman

CEO

ACE Media

Melissa Melvin-Rodriguez

Photographer/Photo Editor

Carolina Panthers

Coodie Simmons

Owner

Creative Control

Kerry Flynn

Platforms Reporter

Digiday

Zack Weiner

Co-Founder & President

Overtime

Will McDonough

VP, Brand & Commercial Strategy

COPA90

Adnan Virk

Host

ChangeUp

Jimmy Bligh

Technology & Innovation

Turner Sports

David Liss

VP, Analytics & Strategy

Bleacher Report

Scott Warfield

Managing Director, Gaming

NASCAR

Keith Wachtel

Chief Business Officer

NHL

Amy Huchthausen

Commissioner

America East Conference

Tim Clark

SVP & Chief Digital Officer

NASCAR

Khadrice Rollins

Journalist

Sports Illustrated

Felicia Johnson

Social Media

Minnesota Vikings

Mike McCarthy

Senior Writer

Front Office Sports

Kelly Schultz

Head of Communications

LPGA

Tyler Steinhardt

Manager of Content

Premier Lacrosse League

Jason Gay

Sports Columnist

The Wall Street Journal

Harry Neuhaus

Senior Director of Business Development

Drone Racing League

Karine Travieso

VP, Integrated Media Solutions

MLS

Nick Haynes

Lead Data Scientist

Automated Insights

Adi Joseph

Editorial Director & Managing Editor

CBS Sports

Jeff Alston

Senior Manager, Athlete Marketing & Branded Content

Fanatics

Adrianna Barrionuevo

Senior Editor

Yahoo Lifestyle

Arjan Paulussen

VP, Global Accounts

STATS

Kaitee Daley

Senior Director, Social

ESPN

John Kosner

President

Kosner Media

Ricky Medina

Head of Business Development

NFLPA

Patrick Lowe

Head of Sales

La Liga

Gabe Morency

Host

SportsGrid

Adam Kaplan

VP & Head of Digital Content

FanDuel Group

Felicia Yue

Senior Manager

Amazon Prime Video

Rael Enteen

Senior Director, Social Media

XFL

Ramzi BenSaid

Data Science Consultant

Google

Ryan Somers

Director of Global Sponsorships

SAP

Phil Paparella

Associate Vice President Global Media Insights

NBA

Mike Mobley

Vice President, North America

DAZN

Barry Bedlan

Director, Sports Products

The Associated Press

Jeff Eisenband

Host & Analyst

NBA 2K League

Terri Jackson

Executive Director

WNBPA

Jacob Feldman

Staff Writer

Sports Illustrated

Shawn McBride

EVP, Sports

Ketchum

Preston McClellan

Director, Player Content

PGA TOUR

David Wang

Founder & CEO

Bet.Works

Jen Rottenberg

CMO

FCFL

Seth Everett

Announcer

iHeartMedia

Kazeem Famuyide

Host & Personality

UNINTERRUPTED, SLAM & Revolt TV

Ben Mullin

Digital Media and Advertising Reporter

WSJ

Peter Robert Casey

CEO

JDS Sports